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Y11 homework Oct 10th

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Please watch the Reggie Yates  ‘Death in Chicago ‘ BBC documentary and answer the questions below (please note, there are a couple of swear words and adult themes so don’t watch with younger siblings!):

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p0492hzr/reggie-yates-life-and-death-in-chicago

  1. Chicago is America’s ______ largest city
  2. How murders have there been in 2016 so far?
  3. Which social group is the most likely to be killed?
  4. How many African Americans were killed in 2015?
  5. How many African Americans were killed in Chigago last year?
  6. What does Jamal Green blame?
  7. What happened in Gresham?
  8. Why is Reggie distrustful of the police?
  9. Why do some people argue that the police have been misrepresented (unfairly represented) in the media?
    1. How many black on black shootings were there in 2015
  10. On average how often is someone shot in Chicago?
  11. How many guns were seized last year in Chicago?
  12. Why does the journalist feel so despondent about homicide rates in Chicago?
  13. What are many African American boys lacking in their lives?
  14. In your opinion, why might the constant message of ‘be a man’ help contribute to the cycle of violence that takes place in Chicago?
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