Well said. Many of my conservative associates play the "whatabout black-on-black crime" card without pausing to reflect on the last word in that phrase, "crime". BLM marches, of course, because so many police/vigilante killings aren't viewed as crimes in the first place.

From what I've been given to understand, most violent crimes, especially murders, are committed by people against people they know. Know well, in many cases. So it stands to reason that violent crimes are usually intra-racial.

Then they resort to "Al Sharpton/Jesse Jackson/Maxine Waters/etc never speaks out against black-on-black violence". I don't know about the others, but I covered many Saturday am pressers at the House of Justice, & while there's no shortage of reasons to criticize Al Sharpton, faulting him for not condemning violence within the black community isn't one of them. He has spoken out. And even taken some heat for it in turn.

Doesn't matter how many times I remind them of this. They don't hear. Don't listen. They continue to spread these canards. Educating closed minds is a taks of Sisyphean proportion.

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