Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Black Male Teen Homicides Spike

While deaths in Los Angeles and New York are down since last year, deaths in Las Vegas and Houston are up 100% or more. This is consistent with the longer trend.
Among their findings: an increase of more than 39 percent in the number of black males between the ages of 14 and 17 killed between 2000 and 2007, and an increase of 34 percent in the number of blacks that age group who committed homicide.


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