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Thursday, January 07, 2010

Black-On-Black Murder Rate Dropping All Over America

Washington, DC: 143 killings in 2009, the lowest tally in the nation's capital since 1966.

San Francisco: 45 homicides in 2009, its lowest in 48 years.

Los Angeles: 314 homicides in 2009 -- the lowest number of killings since 1967.



Chicago: 453 homicides in 2009, down 11% from 509 over the same period in 2008.

New York: 466 homicides in 2009, down 10.9% from 2008.

Dallas: 166 homicides, the lowest number of killings there since 1967, when the city registered 133.

"It is a crisis that youth today think they have more in common with Scarface than with Martin Luther King Jr." -- Al Sharpton

(WSJ, 1/7/10)

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