Citing government statistics showing homicide as the second-highest risk of mortality for black men and greatly outpacing other demographics, Horace said this is “a sign that there is a disparate amount of criminality happening in this one group… [and] there will be a higher level of encounter with law enforcement.”
Another disparity Horace revealed was a disinterest on the left when it comes to addressing the crime problem within the black community:
This is the progressive impulse. Every single police killing is documented. We understand all of the details of every police killing. But what we don’t need is to have that argument made that there is a systemic problem when the evidence shows that there are other problems that progressives don’t care about.
They say black lives matter…. But when, in Chicago, there are more black deaths that happened in 2014 than in the last ten years… they say nothing about it.
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