In the first week of July alone, four little black children, all under age 8, have been shot by other blacks in Chicago Illinois.Mr. President? Al? Jesse? CNN? MSNBC?
The Chicago Tribune reports, Rayshawn Woods says she can’t live in her apartment in Englewood anymore. She can’t bear hearing her young daughter ask if people are shooting children like her on purpose.
“My daughter is 6 and she say she wants to move because they always shooting kids over here,” said Woods, 27, who moved to the 5700 block of South Morgan Street about a year ago. “I can’t stay here.”
Cops in America are more likely to be killed by blacks than the other way around. Statistically, a police officer is 18 1/2 times more likely to be shot by a black male than an unarmed black male is to be shot by a police officerMr. President? Al? Jesse? CNN? MSNBC?
In 2015 police officers killed nearly twice as many whites as blacks in America; 12 percent of white and Hispanic homicide deaths were due to police officers, versus only 4 percent of black.
Mr. President? Al? Jesse? CNN? MSNBC?Do black lives matter? Of course they do. Do blue lives matter, of course they do.
If officers of the law violate the public trust they should be held accountable. But facts and statistics don’t lie. There is no epidemic of white cops killing black males in America. There IS an epidemic of black males killing black males. To focus on one while ignoring the other is at best disingenuous, at worse, lethal.Let’s let the main thing be the main thing.
[Note: This article was written by Derrick Wilburn]