If you view social media (who doesn’t) or you get your “news” from one of the well-known outlets, you probably believe that there is an epidemic of crime and white on black murder, especially by the police.
Nothing could be further from the truth. Here are a few facts (with sources).
- There are fewer hate groups in the U.S. now than there were 10 years ago. Why does it seem like there are more? The answer is simple: mainstream media and social media fanning the flames. Source
- Over the past five years, the police have fatally shot about 1,000 civilians annually. Most were armed or otherwise dangerous. Black people account for about 23% of those shot and killed by police. Source
- Through June of this year, 14 unarmed black men were killed by police while there were 25 unarmed white men. Source
- The number of unarmed Black shooting victims is down 63% from 2015, when the database began.
- In 2018, The Bureau of Justice Statistics released their survey of criminal victimization, breaking down 593,598 interracial violence between blacks and whites. Blacks committed 537,204 of those interracial felonies, or 90 percent, and whites committed 56,394 of them, or less than 10 percent. Source
- Emmanuel Aranda was arrested after he threw a five-year-old white child over a balcony at the mall of America in Minnesota. This story barely received national news attention/coverage. If you Google the name ‘Emmanuel Aranda,’ for the most part you will see only local news reports.
- Cannon Hinnant, a five-year old white child was executed at point-blank range by a black man while he was playing in his own yard. This barely made a ripple in the national media. Had the races been reversed, it’s a safe bet that you would have seen wall-to-wall coverage by the national media.
But don’t take my word for it, do your own research. It’s difficult to come to any other conclusion than you are being duped in the interest of a political agenda.
*Thank you to Heather Mac Donald for her article in USAToday as a valuable source of information for items in this article.
*Also thanks to TheRedElephants.com for their article as another valuable source of information.