Saturday, 18 May 2019

US police shoot almost 1,000 people dead per year, figures show

quote [ Fatal shootings by police are the rare outcomes of the millions of encounters between police officers and the public. Despite the unpredictable events that lead to the shootings, in each of the past four years police nationwide have shot and killed almost the same number of people - nearly 1,000. ]

When you start digging in to the statistics inside this number, it's painful how obvious the race issue is in the USA.
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[by XregnaR@1:56pmGMT]

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LurkerAtTheGate said[2] @ 3:13pm GMT on 18th May [Score:4 Insightful]
The dead: 45 per cent white men; 23 per cent black men; and 16 per cent Hispanic men.
For reference, US racial demographics 2010 census 1 2:
White - 72%
African American - 12%
Hispanic/Latino - 16%
arrowhen said @ 10:17pm GMT on 18th May
Lazy ass white people need to step up their victim game!
3333 said @ 7:16pm GMT on 19th May [Score:-1 Boring]
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conception said @ 11:16pm GMT on 18th May
Is it sad I'm like "Oh, that's not -that- bad." :/

Yeah, it is.
3333 said @ 9:15pm GMT on 18th May [Score:-2 Unworthy Self Link]
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Fish said @ 3:42am GMT on 19th May [Score:-2]
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