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    Default New York City crime stats....Why is this? Well.....

    Read an interesting crime stat from New York City. Just wondering why, and what the solutions may be?

    With regard to race, which is often discussed by the media by the way...( and politicians as well..)
    ...Blacks make up 23% of the population, but account for 75% of shootings and 70% of robberies.
    ...Whites make up 34% of the population but account for just 2% of shootings and 4% of robberies.

    ...So the question is why does such a small percent of the population, blacks, commit such a high percentage of robberies and shootings?
    ...What are the underlying causes of this?
    ...What may be the solutions to those causes?

    This is likely doesn't just pertain to New York, but likely other cities such as Chicago, Memphis, Birmingham. Baltimore, D.C. etc...
    ....Will the media touch this issue or politicize it, or cover it up? Just think if shootings and robberies were at 2 and 4% for ALL races...What would cities look like then?

    Again, what are some real steps that could put a dent in this problem?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ceonupe View Post
    The vast majority of blacks more than 70% don't live in poverty. Their are more college educated black males than those in prison and their are more 2 parent black house holds than single parent households.

    I'm black under 40 married, college educated and have children with my wife. Lots of our peers are the same and guess what almost all of them are 2nd or 3rd generation college graduates who's parents/ grandparents were able to take advantage of programs specifically geared to blacks in the 70s and 80s. The end result is a generation of college educated children and grandchildren that contribute to society function as great role models and improve their communities.
    But can't find the DMV to get a voter ID.

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    Quote Originally Posted by biggestal99 View Post
    The black person is less apt to shoot someone in NYC.

    goes for white people too.

    white people are less inclined to pull the trigger in NYC than Chicago.

    now tell us why.

    Allan
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sneaky SF Dude View Post
    Are his stats wrong?
    I have no idea. What does that have to do with the absurdity of starting a thread about race and then chiding people for discussing race?

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    Quote Originally Posted by reflechissez View Post
    Black and brown people who live in poor, urban areas will always have higher crime rates than poor whites in rural areas.
    Why?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Guilds View Post
    Institutional racism still exists today. Maybe not as bad as it was......although with it being more covert, it is harder to see. There may not be "Whites only" signs anymore, but not feeling welcome over a lifetime, it many establishment venues, can be difficult to deal with.

    And good on you for doing well, and working hard to get there. There is nothing wrong with that.

    But you did have some advantages being white. On the other hand, you had some disadvantages for being a woman.
    No it doesn't. What do you think institutional means?

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    Quote Originally Posted by reflechissez View Post
    Try reading the book "The New Jim Crow." When you're done, read "Stamped From the Beginning." Then get back to me.
    Does Michelle Alexander know at whose request the war on drugs was started?

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    Quote Originally Posted by vaard View Post
    yes, they are made up.....
    Really? Can you prove that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drawz View Post
    I have no idea. What does that have to do with the absurdity of starting a thread about race and then chiding people for discussing race?
    The thread is about crime as much as race. Why is it anytime someone tries to discuss this problem the default liberal position is "Racist!"

    Are you denying the black population commits crimes out of proportion to the population?

    And screaming "Poverty!" over and over is useless. We've had progressive income tax since 1862. Welfare programs since the Depression. You aren't making any progress, your perpetuating.

    You cannot "make" a poor person middle class. He has to bring care to the table.

    Don't assume everyone wants an education and a good 9-5. Some people are just bandits.

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    Does anybody know the story of Glaucon and the ring of invisibility?

    (Thanks again Maggie May)

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    How about read the book The Captured: Children Kidnapped by Comanches?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sneaky SF Dude View Post
    The thread is about crime as much as race. Why is it anytime someone tries to discuss this problem the default liberal position is "Racist!"

    Are you denying the black population commits crimes out of proportion to the population?

    And screaming "Poverty!" over and over is useless. We've had progressive income tax since 1862. Welfare programs since the Depression. You aren't making any progress, your perpetuating.

    You cannot "make" a poor person middle class. He has to bring care to the table.

    Don't assume everyone wants an education and a good 9-5. Some people are just bandits.
    What does that have to do with the absurdity of starting a thread about race and then chiding people for discussing race?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sneaky SF Dude View Post
    How many murders?
    330 for the.year. I believe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sneaky SF Dude View Post
    Really? Can you prove that?
    sorry.......

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    this post is coming from inside your house.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by vaard View Post
    sorry.......
    Too bad. I'd really like to see the right numbers.

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    Poor people make up 23% of the population, but account for 75% of shootings and 70% of robberies.
    Middle Class make up 34% of the population but account for just 2% of shootings and 4% of robberies.
    this post is coming from inside your house.....

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