Devastating Facts About Black-on-Black Crime

Devastating Facts About Black-on-Black Crime by Jerome Hudson (28 Nov 2015)

The mainstream American media is, again, happily hitting the 'Black Lives Matter' crack pipe in its pernicious pursuit of high ratings. These blood-lusting junkies were nowhere to be found when, with haunting predictability, Chicago news headline after headline detailed the carnage that has consumed dozens of communities in that city where black men kill each other with terrifying regularity. Where were these 'Black Lives Matter' protesters after the slaying of Chicago's little Tyshawn Lee, the 9-year-old lured into an alley and shot to death by a black man seeking gang-related vengeance against his father? Did little Tyshawn's murder at the hands of a black gangster -- an all too common occurrence in Chicago -- not warrant wall-to-wall news coverage or Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson-style calls for "justice"?

No. Why?

Because the ugly truth behind 'Black Lives Matter' is that black people killing other black people does nothing to advance its political power in the same way that one white cop killing a black criminal can. Despite the media's over-indulgence on white cops killing blacks, there is still a far-larger amount of black bodies being sent to morgues by black killers.

Here's five devastating facts, liberals can't deny, that prove it.

FACT 1. Over 1,400 more black Americans murdered other blacks in two years than were lynched from 1882 to 1968.

According to FBI data, 4,906 black people murdered other blacks in 2010 and 2011. That is 1,460 more black Americans killed by other blacks in two years than were lynched from 1882 to 1968 (a period of 86 years), according to the Tuskegee Institute.


FACT 2. Black People (mostly men) commit a grossly disproportionate amount of crime.

In 2012, white males were 38 percent of the population and committed 4,582 murders. That same year, black males were just 6.6 percent of the population but committed a staggering 5,531 murders. In other words: black people -- at just a fifth of the size -- committed almost 1,000 more murders than their white counterparts. The figures above highlight a horrific truth that black racialists and white liberals routinely ignore: Lawbreaking black Americans, young black males particularly, put themselves in close proximity to (mostly white male) police officers at rates sometimes five to 10 times higher than whites. This is a recipe for disaster. Thusly....


FACT 3. Despite making up just 13% of the population, blacks committed half of homicides in the United States for nearly 30 years.

DOJ statistics show that between 1980 and 2008, black people committed 52% of homicides. In 2013, black criminals committed 38% of the murders. Whites accounted for just 31 percent. There are five times fewer black people than white people in America and, yet, they consistently carry out a larger share of the crimes. Given this rate, it's no wonder that there aren't more instances where cops kill black criminals.


FACT 4. Chicago's death toll is almost equal to that of both wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, combined.

There have been almost as many deaths in one American city (Chicago) as there have been in the two major wars carried out by the U.S. military this century. Chicago's death toll from 2001 -- as of November, 26 2015 -- stands at 7,401. The combined total deaths during Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003-2015: 4,815) and Operation Enduring Freedom/Afghanistan (2001-2015: 3,506), total 8,321.


FACT 5. It would take cops 40 years to kill as many black men as have died at the hands of other black men in 2012 alone.

University of Toledo criminologist Dr. Richard R. Johnson examined the latest crime data from the FBI's Supplementary Homicide Reports and Centers for Disease Control and found that an average of 4,472 black men were killed by other black men annually between January 1, 2009, and December 31, 2012. Professor Johnson's research further concluded that 112 black men died from both justified and unjustified police-involved killings annually during this same period.

SOURCE: Richard R. Johnson on "Examining the Prevalence of Deaths from Police Use of Force" (ppt file)

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Article by Jerome Hudson on Breitbart (note: Jerome is a black man)

Most people -- whether black or white -- are murdered by people in their own racial group, and that has held true for decades. From 1980 through 2008, 84 percent of white victims were killed by whites and 93 percent of black victims were killed by blacks.

SOURCE: on racial groups and murder victims 1980 - 2008 (pdf)

See Expanded Homicide Data Table - Murder (Single victim/single offender)
Race, Ethnicity, and Sex of Victim by Race, Ethnicity, and Sex of Offender, 2013

Race of victim Total Race of offender Sex of offender Ethnicity of offender
White Black or
Other Unknown Male Female Unknown Hispanic
or Latino
or Latino
White  3,005  2,509  409  49  38  2,661  306  38  532  945  1,528
Black or African American  2,491  189  2,245  20  37  2,217  237  37  76  807  1,608
Other race  159  32  27  96  4  142  13  4  10  63  86
Unknown race  68  25  17  3  23  38  7  23  3  14  51

SOURCE: Crime in the U.S. 2013 Homocide table

"Black Lives Matter is an ideological and political intervention in a world where Black lives are systematically and intentionally targeted for demise. It is an affirmation of Black folks' contributions to this society, our humanity, and our resilience in the face of deadly oppression." -- from the founders of

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