One third of US homicide spike last year came from 5 Chicago neighborhoods

The full evil of the anti-cop hysteria pushed by left-wing groups like #BlackLivesMatter will take many years to be understood, in no small part because of political and media support for the notion that racism on the part of cops is the sole cause for disproportionate numbers of black perpetrators in our crime statistics.  The inconvenient truth of black criminality must never be blamed on cultural, behavioral, or demographic issues like fatherless children and must, instead, be attributed to society as a whole. But every now and then, a statistic appears that cannot be easily dismissed.  Jared Sichel of The Daily Wire  brings one such figure to our attention. Murders in the U.S. rose nearly 9% last year, and one-third of that increase came from just a few neighborhoods in Chicago, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis of the FBI's annual 2016 publication, Crime in the United States. While violent crime (homicide,...(Read Full Post)

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