Out of Control Black Violence: US Crime Data Estimates Show Murder Rate is at 25 Year High

According to estimates by the Times, homicides per 100,000 jumped from 5 in 2019 to 6.1 in 2020, a year-over-year record rise and the highest the murder rate has been since 1998. 

So far in 2021, homicides have risen further compared to 2020 by 10% to about 6.7 according to the paper. The streets of America are more dangerous today than they were in 1997 (6.5). At the same time, the US incarceration rate is at its lowest since 1995. 

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  1. vᚻællKᚱᛁᛗvosᛏ · 24 Days Ago

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