Study: Blacks 10 Times More Likely to be Shot Dead Than Whites

 

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Democracy Now:  A new study confirms how deeply gun deaths in the United States are shaped by race. The Washington Post reports blacks 10 times more likely to be shot dead as white people. Whites are five times more likely to commit suicide with a gun than to be killed with a gun. But for each African American who uses a gun to commit suicide, five are shot dead by other people. Meanwhile a poll by The Washington Post and ABC News says three-quarters of African Americans support stronger gun control versus half of white people.

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    “Just the Facts Ma’am”

    Where is the ANALYSIS on this one Janet?

    Or is there no “Klan agent” to go after?