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Should Black People Tolerate This?

truthandlogic Wrote: May 23, 2012 1:51 AM
If only we had a black President. His love of the black community combined with the power of the bully pulpit would lead to placing sexual/reproductive responsibility at the forefront of young black consciousness. Black children would then grow up with more space, piece and quiet, and greater parental nurturing. We would see a revolution in the quality of life for black people including a much reduced crime rate. Birth control is extremely inexpensive, easy to use, and easily available. It just needs to be promoted. If we only had a black President who truly gave a dammed.
Honest Lib Wrote: May 23, 2012 2:57 AM
You failed to mention...we'd also be able to finally do away with that tired and worn old crutch/excuse that America is a racist country.
Each year, roughly 7,000 blacks are murdered. Ninety-four percent of the time, the murderer is another black person. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, between 1976 and 2011, there were 279,384 black murder victims. Using the 94 percent figure means that 262,621 were murdered by other blacks. Though blacks are 13 percent of the nation's population, they account for more than 50 percent of homicide victims. Nationally, black homicide victimization rate is six times that of whites, and in some cities, it's 22 times that of whites. Coupled with being most of the nation's homicide victims, blacks are most of...