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12 Extremely Disturbing Statistics About Police Violence and Black People That Should Alarm You

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Americans are eight times more likely to be killed by a police officer than by a terrorist. Of course, if we consider only African-Americans, the risk of a Black person being killed by law enforcement is even higher.

 

 

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According to the most recent FBI reports, from 2005 to 2012, a white police officer killed a Black person nearly twice a week. That’s about the same number of Black people lynched on a weekly basis during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

 

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3 thoughts on “12 Extremely Disturbing Statistics About Police Violence and Black People That Should Alarm You

  1. Rice Black says:

    Its not just Police , non convicting Judges, politicians , media. and the list goes on.

  2. Omar Yusef Baker says:

    These articles would be so much more helpful with hyperlinks to the sources or at least in-text citations or numbers corresponding to the source list… anything to make it clear where these stats are coming from…

  3. They forgot about the other alarming statistic: Black on Black crime!

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