Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Black homicide vicitimization rate nearly 4 times higher than overall national rate

Source (above and below):  Violence Policy Center

Excerpt from Missouri Ranks #1 in Nation for Black Homicide Victimization.  (Violence Policy Center)

Wisconsin ranks #2

Related reading:
Deadly disparities: African-Americans increasingly targeted as gun homicides spike.  (Capital Times,  6/27/2018)
Of the 15 people killed by gunfire in a two-year spike starting in 2016, nine were black men. That’s 60 percent of the gun deaths in a city where blacks comprise just 7 percent of the population. 
In those two years, not a single white man in Madison was killed by gunfire.

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