Saturday, March 05, 2016
Crime among Blacks in Obama's America.
The just-released annual report from the Violence Policy Center said that there were 6,217 black homicide victims in 2013, and of them police were able to establish a "victim/offender" relationship in 2,766 cases.Said the report, "72 percent of victims (2,002 out of 2,766) were killed by someone they knew. Seven hundred sixty-four victims were killed by strangers."Most of the victims were men. "Of the 6,217 black homicide victims, 5,381 were male and 836 were female. The homicide victimization rate for black male victims was 30.59 per 100,000," said the report.
-- The black homicide victimization rate in the United States was 16.91 per 100,000. In comparison, the overall national homicide victimization rate was 4.27 per 100,000. For whites, the national homicide victimization rate was 2.54 per 100,000....-- For homicides in which the circumstances could be identified, 68 percent (2,534 out of 3,754) were not related to the commission of any other felony. Of these, 51 percent (1,284 homicides) involved arguments between the victim and the offender.
No statistics on the number of Black men killed by cops.