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Much ado about knockout

Via Slate:

Crime happens to every type of person, and is perpetrated by every type of person. What makes the false narrative of the knockout game—or any “black mob violence” story—crop up every year is the fact that some people will always believe the color of someone’s skin predisposes him to commit a crime. When a few YouTube videos are able to convince terrified white folks that young black people are dangerous, they may as well assume that all cats can play the keyboard.

Of course the knockout game is barbaric, but it’s not the epidemic the merchants of fear would have you believe.

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  1. Take a few moments to review violent crime statistics broken down by race, and explain them, if you can.

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