Racial discrimination in criminal prosecution
I feel everyone should be treated equal in this world, but in a lot of cases that doesn't happen. I live in a white community with only 2 to 3 African American families. I belong to one of them. A week after getting into an argument with a white member of the community, a court decided that both of us had to do community service. We both was assigned to do 40 hours. I was shocked to hear that they had dropped his community services hours. I would say that he did about 5-6 hours of community service, before they dropped his hours. I don't see that as right when they tell me I have to be at community service or they will put me in jail. I'm really tired of this town always discriminating on me. I would never think that a court house would do that. I don't see why he doesn't have to do his hours. I don't see myself more special than him. And I don't see him more special than me. We are both equal and should be treated equal. Would I be able to sue them for discrimination? How would I go about doing that? The nature of the argument was physical because he grab me by the throat. I didn't hit back because it wasnt worth it. But i was really upset tho. Me and him both had court the same night, and the judge decided to give us both 40 hours. But I was kind of upset because it all started by him grabbing me. I was thinking he get more hours than me. Than i find out that he got his hours dropped. Yes me and him did plead guilty. I am african american, he is between white and mexican. 98% white and 2% black, in the community. The most i would say is 3 black families in the community. Me and him are both seniors.
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