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In the movie The Hurricane Rubin Hurricane Carter was put in jail for half of his life because of a corrupt police officer abused his power and unfairly jailed Carter Officer Della Pesca was responsible for all of the things Rubin Carter was charged with The reason Officer Della Pesca desperately wanted him in jail so badly was because Carter was an African American During the 1950s1960s and 1970s corrupt politics and racism were common problems in every community Rubin Carter faced corrupt politics and racism for most of his life When Rubin was a young boy he and his friends were confronted by an older white man who was acting in a suspicious manor The boys were frightened therefore one of them picked up a bottle and hit the man in the head They all ran but Rubin could not get away This was his first encounter with Officer Della Pesca Carter was questioned about what happened and eventually acussed of trying to steal the mans watch Rubin was helpless because Della Pesca was convinced of his guilt because Carter was an African American Because of Officer Della Pescas racism and corrupt ways Rubin had to spend his childhood in jail Della Pesca was so ruthless that he did not even care that he was ruining this boys life Rubin had to go to the war when he got out of jail After fighting for our country he returned home to Patterson When he came back he began to train to be a boxer He was one of the best boxers in the country and very popular in the community because of his ability Unfortunately some people disliked him because his he was an African American After being miss quoted in a newspaper he had the public attention because he angered people by with his words So one night people drove by and broke some of his windows on his house As always
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