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You've gotta be kidding

What about every other young American in this country no matter what there color? This is the type of thing that only helps to stir racial tension. "Some say it's all too common on the news, images of young Black men arrested for a crime". Young males, particularly young black males, are disproportionately involved in homicide compared to their share of the population. http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/homicide/ageracesex.htm "Race, Crime and Justice in America The Color of Crime New Century Foundation Oakton, VA http://www.amren.com/store/colorcrime.htm Major Findings Crime Rates • Blacks are seven times more likely than people of other races to commit murder, and eight times more likely to commit robbery. • When blacks commit crimes of violence, they are nearly three times more likely than non-blacks to use a gun, and more than twice as likely to use a knife. • Hispanics commit violent crimes at roughly three times the white rate, and Asians commit violent crimes at about one quarter the white rate. • The single best indicator of violent crime levels in an area is the percentage of the population that is black and Hispanic. Interracial Crime • Of the nearly 770,000 violent interracial crimes committed every year involving blacks and whites, blacks commit 85 percent and whites commit 15 percent. • Blacks commit more violent crime against whites than against blacks. 45 percent of their victims are white, 43 percent are black, and 10 percent are Hispanic. When whites commit violent crime, only three percent of their victims are black. • Blacks are an estimated 39 times more likely to commit a violent crime against a white than vice versa, and 136 times more likely to commit robbery. • Blacks are 2.25 times more likely to commit officially-designated hate crimes against whites than vice versa. Gangs • Only 10 percent of youth gang members are white. • Hispanics are 19 times more likely than whites to be members of youth gangs. Blacks are 15 times more likely, and Asians are nine times more likely. Incarceration • Between 1980 and 2003 the US incarceration rate more than tripled, from 139 to 482 per 100,000, and the number of prisoners increased from 320,000 to 1.39 million. • Blacks are seven times more likely to be in prison than whites. Hispanics are three times more likely. Doesn't WWAY decide what to run? from statistics I've read, it's the young blacks that are doing the attacking. I've noticed in the last couple of months that some of my comments don't get posted for whatever reason. I enjoy reading the diverse opinions of others no matter if I agreed with them or not. I watch WWAY and read this site daily. Maybe I'll just forget to write that down in the dairy I just received in a green, blue and white envelope from some company called Nielsen. They even paid me $5.

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