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Thursday, August 9, 2007

Blacks 13% of Population 50% of Murder Victims -Background From West Palm Beach- How the Heck did Dunbar Village Happen?

Nearly half the people murdered in the United States each year are black, part of a persistent pattern in which African Americans are disproportionately victimized by violent crime, according to a new Justice Department study released yesterday.(SOURCE)
YES, it really is THAT BAD! Y'all we are less than a fifth of the population, but HALF of the folks murdered in this country. WHEN THE HECK ARE WE GOING TO MARCH ABOUT THAT?

Newark Massacre
Arrests have been made in the Newark case. One is 15 years old. SMH( Shaking My Head)

More on Dunbar Village.
Take a moment to read some of the recent posts over at Essential Presence(scroll down). She has actually talked with local leaders in West Palm Beach, FL to figure out how this happened on their watch. The Dunbar Village gang rape was not an isolated incident. Don't worry, our public shaming of the "List of the Immorally Indifferent" continues, but we are making plans to act if they do not. Maybe that is the way the Universe intends it because their silence is breathtaking and perplexing.

Content Black Woman
is also holding it down about Dunbar Village over at Why Black Women Are Angry.