The Shocking Truth About Teenagers Essay

Submitted By DannyMScott98
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When adults see a young person wearing a hoodie they automatically think of the stereotypical images such as “thug” or “trouble makers”
Many teens see it as discrimination, however many people will be threatened by large groups of teenagers.

The young people who give us a good name are often extremely overshadowed by the negative behavior of others.

The subject of hooded sweat shirts — or hoodies — didn’t come up, he said. But the death of an unarmed Florida teen, Trayvon Martin, who was wearing a hoodie when he was shot by a neighborhood-watch volunteer last month, has elevated the hoodie to a rallying symbol and made it a target of criticism.

My generation never gets a positive thing said about them - GCSEs for example - we do better than the past generation and the courses must be getting easier - obviously.

Yesterday, the case against the British teenager was being led by the IPPR who claimed that more than 1.5 million Britons had considered moving home because of young people "hanging around" their neighbourhood.

Labour, spurred on by sensational headlines about gangs of teenagers terrorising neighbourhoods, have been quick to turn soundbites into actions and introduced criminal justice measures deliberately targeting problem children.

We have become fearful of all children. We know for example young crime in itself has remained fairly static in the past 10 years - it is a minority that cause problems and retaliate. The…