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Anonymous asked in Social ScienceOther - Social Science · 1 month ago

Okay so you often hear conservatives and/or racists say "black people kill eachother way more than the cops do".

But here are a few things

First, black people are like 52 times the population as cops.  That's why there are more black people who are killed by other black people than black people who get killed by cops.

Secondly, if a black person murders another black person, they aren't going to walk free as often as cops do (cops can get away with murder more than most people).  Black person goes to prison for murdering another black person, while a cop murders a black person and goes free (sometimes).

Thirdly, black people who get killed by cops are still more often UNARMED than white people who get killed by cops.  Similarly black people are about 13% of the population but are atleast 26% of UNARMED people who are killed by cops.

So can racists and conservatives stop using "black on black crime" as an excuse?  And please spread the word.

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• Anonymous
1 month ago

A Hunch is entirely correct.

• 1 month ago

Your data is incorrect (and you can't do basic math):

Per the USA Today dated 9/29/2020, based on FBI data:

Black on white violence = 16%

White on black violence = 8%

Black on white murder = 16%

While on black murder = 9%

Individuals killed by police:

2017 = White = 457; Blacks = 223

2018 = White = 399; Blacks = 209

2019 = White = 370; Blacks = 235

2019 = White = 432; Blacks = 226

** this is NOT 52 times more likely.  Based on the percent of the population:

Blacks on average have a .0005% (approximate) chance of being killed by police and whites about a .00025% (approximate); this is 2 times more likely not 52 times.

Armed:

83% of individuals killed by police were armed

14.8% of Blacks were unarmed vs 9.4% of Whites

Whites (Non-hispanic) = 60.1% of population; Blacks =12.8% of population

Black commit = 51% of all murders and 52% of all robberies; every crime statistic shows that Blacks commit crime at a rate greater than their population; alcohol related crimes 14%-15% of all crime; every other crime more than double their population:

arson 25%; embezzlement 36%; Violent crimes 37%; 42% of all weapons charges

• Anonymous
1 month ago

unrelated to pf

• L
Lv 7
1 month ago

As soon as black on black crime goes down 75%, I'll be the first to step up!