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US Study: Blacks More Likely To Be Unarmed Than Whites in Police Shootings

10.2.17

US Study: Blacks More Likely To Be Unarmed Than Whites in Police Shootings: [sputniknews.com] A new study shows that African American victims of police shootings are twice as likely to be unarmed as white victims. As part of an effort to understand the role of prejudice and race in deadly police confrontations, a group of researchers, led by the University of Louisville, Kentucky, analyzed information on 990 police killings since 2015.

Through their analysis, researchers sought to discern whether police implicitly deem certain ethnic groups more threatening, and found that there were half as many black victims of police killings as white in 2015, but that there were more unarmed black victims than white.


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