How not to Report the Data on Police Shootings

In the year 2021 alone, the police have killed a total of 996 people in the United States — while this is a high number of fatalities, it’s even more shocking to learn that 27% of those who were killed by police were Black people, even though they only make up 13% of the United States population (Police Violence Map)

Note: This article is not available online, but from her citation, she must have drawn the data from the Police Violence Map.

FBI data on homicide rates in the United States
Black homicide rate was 39% despite comprising 13% of the population (FBI, 2020)



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