Black men… Can WE have a conversation?

There were 14,748 homicides in the United States in 2010, including non-negligent manslaughter

According to the CDC, in 2012, 123 African-Americans were shot dead by police. There are currently more than 43 million blacks in America. A whopping 229 (Non-white Hispanics) whites were killed by police bullets in 2012.

Bureau of Justice Statistics data show that from 1976 to 2005, white victims were killed by white defendants 86% of the time and black victims were killed by blacks 94% of the time.

Overall, more than half the nation’s homicide victims are African-American, though blacks make up only 13% of the population. Of those black murder victims, 85% were men, mostly young men.

Black men can we have a conversation? During these 6 years of Hope and Change, Black-on-Black murder has held steady. Democrat strongholds like Chicago and Washington DC churn out Third World murder rates. As long Black men kill Black men by the thousands, no one is going to be impressed by claims of a Police killing epidemic when the killings are measured in the hundreds.

#BlackLivesMatter. So let’s tell our brothers, fathers and best friends that violence in the Black community is our problem to solve. Peer pressure is a powerful force. Let’s harness it. Every kid should know “Thou shalt not commit Murder”. We need to put more effort in telling our sons this. In our movies, in our books, our sitcoms and yes our music. I’ll leave with the music brainwashing we have done to kids since the 1990’s

Consider these lyrics.

“Rat-Tat-Tat-Tat”
(feat. Snoop Doggy Dogg, RBX)

[Dr.Dre] Rat-tat-tat-tat like that, and I..
[Snoop] Never hesitate to put a nigga on his back
[Dr.Dre] Rat-tat-tat-tat like that, and I..
[Snoop] Never hesitate to put a nigga on his back

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