Jermaine Burton’s Video Sparks Debate on Racial Injustice in America
In recent weeks, a short video created by 16-year-old Jermaine Burton has sparked a debate about racial injustice in America. The video, titled “I Can’t Breathe,” features Burton’s spoken-word poem about the death of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement. The video has been viewed over 1 million times and has been shared by celebrities like LeBron James, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, and John Legend.
The video begins with Burton’s voiceover, “I can’t breathe,” which is a reference to the words George Floyd said before he died while in police custody. Burton then goes on to describe the violence and injustice that African Americans face in the United States, saying, “We’re living in a world where the color of our skin determines our worth.”
Burton’s video has sparked a debate about racial injustice in America. Many people have praised Burton for his powerful words and for bringing attention to the issue of racism. Others have criticized the video, arguing that it is too simplistic and does not address the systemic issues that are at the root of racial injustice.
Regardless of the debate, Burton’s video has undoubtedly opened up a conversation about racial injustice in America. His words have resonated with millions of people and have sparked a much-needed discussion about the need for change. As Burton himself said, “It’s time for us to stand up and fight for the change that we need.”
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