Thursday, May 24, 2012

The Factual Truth on Race

The Zimmerman/Martin issue has raised race riot concerns, between black and white, Hispanic and black and black and Asian.  I happen to come across an article, written by a black man that sums up the feelings and trepidations I have toward race issues.

Please read this well written article by Walter Williams.

I wish Reverend Sharpton, Reverend Jackson and the other race-baiters would answer to this article. I am sure they would argue the accuracy of individual numbers listed, but you can not escape the truth. Even if these numbers are off 25% either way, it is a harmful trend.

A tidbit that gets you thinking.

 According to a Tuskegee Institute study, between the years 1882 and 1968, 3,446 blacks were lynched at the hands of whites. Black fatalities during the Korean War (3,075), Vietnam War (7,243) and all wars since 1980 (8,197) come to 18,515, a number that pales in comparison with black loss of life at home. It’s a tragic commentary to be able to say that young black males have a greater chance of reaching maturity on the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan than on the streets of Philadelphia, Chicago, Detroit, Oakland, Newark and other cities.
Wow, powerful stuff. And.....
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,....





1 comment:

  1. And when you add in Shabazz and his desire for a race war, it gets even more murky... I really hope he calms down, but he DOES think he's got top cover with Obama and Holder on his side. Problem is, as Williams points out, B/B is statistically prevalent; now if Shabazz gets his race war, all bets are off...

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