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Which Race Commits the Most Crime

In absolute numbers, which race commits the most crime?   48 members have voted

  1. 1. In absolute numbers, which race commits the most crime?

    • Whites
      16
    • Blacks
      28
    • Don't Know
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IS this thread still going....and for what reason?

 

So that the white conservative/birther/9-12 rally/he's a muslim crowd on this board can bash blacks.

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Races don't commit crimes; people do.

 

Yep. And to take this a bit further, if my house is robbed, it is not any less painful whether a white, black, mexican, or monkey did it (ok, maybe the monkey).

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I wonder why?

 

Lessor types? :confused: Not as good? I suspect evolution had not gone quite far enough yet. Doesn't matter, those types aren't part of my life. :)

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Bernie madoff. How many people did he affect? Lets add them all up. Lets figure out homw much money he stole.

 

Him and people like him are criminals. I think he alone affected more people than every black purse snachers in a year? At least.

 

What do you care, his victims were mostly white. ;)

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No. We're talking about the oft repeated claim that blacks commit most crime in America. A claim I've seen innumerable times of this thread. I want to see exactly what the real numbers are and, as important, what perceptions are about the real numbers.

 

So, you're not interested in truth or reality, you simply like skewed or false perceptions provided of course it fits your racial bigotry?

 

You simply want to stick your head in the sand and God forbid someone should force you to pull it out.

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Mostly it relaters to class. Poor people commit more crime and they are, as are blacks, disproportionately arrested more and sent to prison more, and for longer time, than those who are not poor or white.

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Nah, I'd say that 12% makes the news about 70- 80% of time time. I wonder why that is?

 

That's just your perception. I'm sure it's true in Howard County, where the major media outlets are based in Baltimore, and blacks are a majority of the population. Spend some time in a predominantly white area, and you'll see white criminals on the news.

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What's the racial makeup of your neighborhood?

 

Mostly white. It is a very small development (about 30) with one black and one Asian family.

These issues were the only reported crimes in the area (that I know of) in the last two+ years.

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That's just your perception. I'm sure it's true in Howard County, where the major media outlets are based in Baltimore, and blacks are a majority of the population. Spend some time in a predominantly white area, and you'll see white criminals on the news.

 

Excellent point, live in a predominantly white area and whites do commit most of the crime here. Also you must take into account that the news is only going to report what attracts viewers. If they thought that they could attract viewers with stories middle class black families hanging christmas lights or middle class whites setting up Nativity scenes it would make the news.

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The stats are right there in the link. Yes, the majority of crime is committed by white people but black people commit crime at a much higher rate, You can debate the reasons but facts are facts. I bet the numbers would be even more drastic if hispanic people were seperated out as well.

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In absolute numbers, which race in the US has more brain cells?

 

In absolute numbers, which race in the US weighs more?

 

In absolute numbers, which race in the US has more teeth?

 

Absolutely meaningless without adjusting for the size of the various populations.

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Ask RTB.

 

I wonder why?

 

Oh look Monroe, you now have yet another Black racist bigot to join in our rants.

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In absolute numbers, it would be the race with the most people. Everyone who understands basic math should know this.

 

Key word being everyone, of which RTB does not fall into that category.

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Mostly it relaters to class. Poor people commit more crime and they are, as are blacks, disproportionately arrested more and sent to prison more, and for longer time, than those who are not poor or white.

 

That's GWB's fault!

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That's just your perception. I'm sure it's true in Howard County, where the major media outlets are based in Baltimore, and blacks are a majority of the population. Spend some time in a predominantly white area, and you'll see white criminals on the news.

 

Having lived in a few other States & Countries this is absolutely true.

 

Problem may be that in MD most folks (according to a thread on OM) have never lived more than 30 miles from where they were born. It tends to skew objectivity a bit.

 

So, I'll say the race which does the most violent crime - the criminal race.

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So that the white conservative/birther/9-12 rally/he's a muslim crowd on this board can bash blacks.

 

Come on Monroe, whit people like you around no one really needs another reason.

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Another, my race is better than yours,Baltimoresun thread. Meanwhile the country falls apart. We get it from both ends....white criminals on wall street, and black criminals on main street.

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Mostly white. It is a very small development (about 30) with one black and one Asian family.

These issues were the only reported crimes in the area (that I know of) in the last two+ years.

 

What the racial makeup in the Phoenix meto area Monroe?

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In absolute numbers, which race commits the most crime in America, blacks or whites? Take a look at the figures from the Department of Justice.

 

http://www.fbi.gov/ucr/cius2007/data/table_43.html

 

Absolute numbers mean absolutely nothing and it's not even worth explaining why and you know it. By the way, guess Marguis and the gang shot up a hotel room downtown; it made the national news. That's the way I like my parties too., when everybody brings a machine gun and with lots of bling.

 

This thread is just designed to inflame and foment argument and is senseless with no point towards constructive analysis.

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Let's be honest as long as we (blacks and whites) continue to highlight the negative about each other we will always have a race problem. As obvious as it is that we have a race problem on this board not many want to seem to solve it. As an American it deeply disturbs me that the President and the First Lady are regularly disrespected by proud upstanding flag waving citizens. I understand not agreeing with policies and things of that nature but how do you honestly expect someone to take you seriously when you preface your comment with puppet, chimp, boy, etc. People want to hide behind labels like conservative, democrat or socialist and that makes it ok so say the things you say but a crook is a crook. We all know baltimore city has an abundance of issues and that the city is largely populated by African Americans. Yes the crime is black on black 98% of the time. Creating a new thread to say everyday to say look blacks are still committing crimes in the city does not move us as a civilized society towards a resolution. Be original and come up with an idea on how to stop it. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem.

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Yeah, not placing a high enough value on education, putting too high an emphasis on material goods, not following through on fatherhood and living in the moment, instead of planning for the future.

 

What were you thinking I would say?

 

BINGO! And all government programs do for those problems is reinforce the sense of entitlement.

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Mostly it relaters to class. Poor people commit more crime and they are, as are blacks, disproportionately arrested more and sent to prison more, and for longer time, than those who are not poor or white.

 

And Monroe nailed it earlier explaining why a higher percentage of blacks are poor. It has everything to do with choices.

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