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Old 09-28-2016, 12:42 PM
Status: "I hate living in Georgia!!" (set 10 days ago)
 
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The fact remains blacks are a large part of the reason why the US has such a high murder rate. FBI 2015 crime stats show blacks committed 37.8% of all US murders. Their population in 2015 is estimated at 13.3% of total US population, and yet account for three times that in US murders. Do you believe poverty alone is the reason?


https://ucr.fbi.gov/crime-in-the-u.s..._race_2015.xls
Members of the Black underclass within the Black population are 99% of the perpetrators. Most of the time, it is mainly Blacks dying. Consider this. How many middle class predominantly Black areas have high murder rates on the occasion that you find them?
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Old 09-28-2016, 12:51 PM
 
Location: East Coast of the United States
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DC is close to 50% Black, and has a murder rate lower than St. Louis, which has a slightly lower percentage of Blacks than DC. DC and St. Louis are different places.
I wonder what the murder rates would be in DC and St. Louis if you don't count the murders committed by low-income people.
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Old 09-28-2016, 01:13 PM
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I wonder what the murder rates would be in DC and St. Louis if you don't count the murders committed by low-income people.
Like I said, DC and St. Louis are totally different places. DC has a sizable Black middle class. St. Louis has a much poorer Black population, and alot of gangs.
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Old 09-28-2016, 01:24 PM
 
Location: Round Rock, Texas
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I find this easy to believe. I live in Texas and Texas is about 40 percent Latino. Some of our cities are majority Latino. White folks are actually less than 50 percent of the population in the state of Texas and Latinos are the next largest demographic group.

Personally I think they are an asset to our state and to our communities.

Agreed.


Build a wall to keep the Yankees out.
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Old 09-28-2016, 01:36 PM
 
Location: Mid Atlantic USA
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Members of the Black underclass within the Black population are 99% of the perpetrators. Most of the time, it is mainly Blacks dying. Consider this. How many middle class predominantly Black areas have high murder rates on the occasion that you find them?

Therefore you believe the reason is poverty? I'm sure that is part of the reason, but as I have stated before, African Americans where I live seem particularly angry day to day. Accidentally bump into them or step on their foot on the bus and you have a fight on your hands or at the least you are screamed at. Why so angry?
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Old 09-28-2016, 01:42 PM
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Therefore you believe the reason is poverty? I'm sure that is part of the reason, but as I have stated before, African Americans where I live seem particularly angry day to day. Accidentally bump into them or step on their foot on the bus and you have a fight on your hands or at the least you are screamed at. Why so angry?
What city do you live in? Furthermore, why didn't you answer my questions?
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Old 09-28-2016, 01:47 PM
 
Location: Round Rock, Texas
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Texas seems to be surrounded by states that make it look better.
Texas has been slightly below the national average, so there's that.


My particular town (pop. 110,000) rarely has a murder most years. Gettin' bigger though.
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Old 09-28-2016, 01:50 PM
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Texas has been slightly below the national average, so there's that.


My particular town (pop. 110,000) rarely has a murder most years. Gettin' bigger though.
I'm wondering if the number of middle class residents moving there might have diluted the murder rate.
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Old 09-28-2016, 02:29 PM
 
Location: Mid Atlantic USA
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What city do you live in? Furthermore, why didn't you answer my questions?

I don't know the answer to your question. Why don't you tell me the answer. Philadelphia is where I live, and I've seen the same in Baltimore and DC.
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Old 09-28-2016, 02:44 PM
 
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I find this easy to believe. I live in Texas and Texas is about 40 percent Latino. Some of our cities are majority Latino. White folks are actually less than 50 percent of the population in the state of Texas and Latinos are the next largest demographic group.

Personally I think they are an asset to our state and to our communities.
White people who say **** like this are just so pathetic, cringeworthy and corny.
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