Whereas in 2015, 97% of homicide suspects in In 50% Black/40% White Richmond, Virginia were black, 95 % of known homicide suspects in 2016 were black. That's a slight drop, but homicides were up significantly in the city and Richmond region.
|Somehow Monument Avenue in Richmond is compelling blacks to kill each other...|
Obviously, this is the fault of statues still standing to dead white males, be they Confederate soldiers or men such as Jefferson or Washington. [Regional killings soar past 100, reach highest level in decade, Richmond Times-Dispatch, 2-18-17]: