Myer2: There is a reason for this so be careful when you try and cherry-pick states. Here are the facts according to the 2011 census:
Massachusetts: White pop: 84.1% Black pop: 7.8%
New York: White pop: 71.5% Black pop: 17.5%
Mississippi: White pop: 60% Black pop: 37.3%
Alabama: White pop: 70.1% Black pop: 26.5%
Most gun violence committed in the US is by black on black crime and drug/gang related.