Summary

In Chicago, aka "Chiraq", the first 10 days of 2016 yielded 120 people shot. Baltimore's 2015 ended as its bloodiest and deadliest year - on a per capita basis. In 2014 Detroit's police chief called upon law-abiding citizens to take arms against its burgeoning violent, criminal subculture. Unfortunately these cities aren't anomalies. Year after year a seemingly unshakable reality of violence plagues black communities nationwide. In fact, since 1980, blacks have routinely accounted for almost half of America's annual homicide victims and more than half of the perpetrators - all while being a minor 13 percent of the national populace.
Yet a certain black-based industry - which specializes in nurturing comfortable lies while burying uncomfortable truths - propagates a notion that racism is the foremost issue facing black Americans, and white cops are bloodthirsty enforcers. Moreover, this cunning, race-peddling entity knows that it's easier to lie to blacks than to convince blacks that they've been lied to. Thus, black lies are good for business; black lives are good for nothing (except exploitation). And presently, business is booming.
©2016 Taleeb Starkes (P)2017 Tantor
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By Lieutenant on 14-07-18

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Excellent reading and should be made mandatory reading within the Black community. What I like most about the book is that it's not opinion based, it's fact based. All points made can be easily verified. The author did an excellent job researching his facts and putting them together in a fashion as to be easily understood. Let there be no doubt that this book will not be well received if you base your beliefs on feelings as opposed to facts. But if you want to start the healing within the Black community, this is where you need to start.

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By Iman Edwards on 04-05-18

A Must Read.

Facts are important. People would be a lot less angry when armed with the facts.

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