Black women murdered by men 3 times as often as whites

According to statistics released by the Violence Policy Center, black women face a disproportionate share of fatal domestic violence in America. The study, titled, “When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2011 Homicide Data,” says in 2011, 492 black females were murdered by males at a rate of 2.61 per 100,000, compared to a rate […]

The state with the highest black murder rate will surprise you

A report released by a Washington organization that researches the effects and toll of gun violence found that Nebraska has the highest black homicide rate in the country. The Violence Policy Center‘s (VPC) annual study, “Black Homicide Victimization in the United States: An Analysis of 2011 Homicide Data,” notes that this trend is a public […]

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