Professional demagogues, that to say, politicians, say the disproportionate number of blacks involved in the criminal justice system shows that the system is racist.  That is, we only lock-up a disproportionately high number of blacks for crimes say murder because the system is racist.  Heather Mac Donald, City Journal, refutes the myths, lies and distortions:

Racial activists usually remain assiduously silent about that problem. But in 2005, the black homicide rate was over seven times higher than that of whites and Hispanics combined, according to the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics. From 1976 to 2005, blacks committed over 52 percent of all murders in America. In 2006, the black arrest rate for most crimes was two to nearly three times blacks’ representation in the population. Blacks constituted 39.3 percent of all violent-crime arrests, including 56.3 percent of all robbery and 34.5 percent of all aggravated-assault arrests, and 29.4 percent of all property-crime arrests.

Simply put, there are more blacks in jail, because blacks commit more crimes.  Do the crime, do the time.

It is hard to fathom from just where the rubble, the ilk of Al Sharpton, are coming.  The primary victims of black crime, are blacks.  Less law enforcement means more black crime victims, more dead blacks.

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