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The statistics are right there, if you just know where to look. Arizona is a 54 percent white state. Its population is 5 percent black.

The 2017 Arizona Uniform Crime Report provides an interesting look at violent crime in the 54 percent white state. 

  • There were 266 arrests for homicide in the state in 2017. Blacks, despite being only five percent of the population of Arizona, represented 26.3 percent of those arrested for homicide.
  • Whites represented roughly 33 percent of those arrested for homicide, with Hispanics accounting for 35.3 percent of those arrested (American Indian/Alaskan Native represented 6 percent of those arrested).

Per capita…

This means blacks were 8.5 times more likely than whites to be arrested for homicide in the state of Arizona in 2017.

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  1. From a recent Wall Street Journal book review:

    He quotes Milan Kundera’s “The Book of Laughter and Forgetting”:

    “You begin to liquidate a people by taking away its memory. You destroy its books, its culture, its history. And then others write other books for it, give another culture to it, invent another history for it. Then the people slowly begins to forget what it is and what it was.”

    • Agree: 95Theses
  2. OT,

    PK, I really wish you’d do a piece about Frank Jackson, mayor of Cleveland, who’s grandson has a rap sheet about 10 feet long now, whereas the thug is barely 20 years old, and where the mayor statef what happens on his property is his business and no one else’s…

    Democrat mayor, democrat city. The great replacements in Cleveland keep voting him back into office, but, of course, YT still gets the blame aa to why the city is as dysfunctional as it is, never once questioning the mayor himself, which needless to say is most definitely part of the problem there.

    THIS is Frank Jackson:

  3. Krinsh says:

    Meanwhile, the shooting and pillaging in the Bahamas has already begun; they revert to the mean while Floridians are sending them food and generators..

    • Replies: @loren
  4. Piglet says:

    OT: The Baltimore Sun calls a plan to bus students to increase die-versity “courageous.”

    And if you don’t go along with it, you’re a razziss.

    Honestly, what parent would want their kid to be shipped into violent schools?

    In the article you’ll see the words “lower-rated high school.” This means black, violent and dangerous. Magic dirt didn’t make it that way — the orcs themselves did.

    In Howard County, a ‘courageous’ plan to redraw school boundaries tests community’s commitment to diversity

    In Howard County, people pride themselves on making everyone feel welcome. Bumper stickers say “Choose Civility.” The county’s pioneering newtown, Columbia, was founded on the premise that people of different races and economic status should live side by side.

    Now, those convictions are being tested by a proposal that seeks to redistribute some 7,400 of the school system’s 58,000 children to different schools — in part to address socioeconomic segregation that leaves children from poor families concentrated in certain schools.

    Many say Superintendent Michael Martirano’s redistricting plan will disrupt their kids’ education and force longer commutes. Some point out that these big changes to their child’s life won’t necessarily result in big changes to a school’s poverty rate.

    No one should be surprised by the level of passion this debate is stirring, said Deepak Baskaran, an Ellicott City parent of three who opposes the plan. Should it pass, his young children would eventually attend a lower-rated high school that’s four miles farther away than the one they’re zoned to now.

    “Whenever you’re talking about your kids, it gets emotional,” he said. “You work really hard in life to provide what’s best for your kids.”

    The proposal is a rare attempt by a school district in Maryland or the nation to confront the re-segregation of schools that has taken place over the past several decades.

    While U.S. Supreme Court rulings have limited the ability of school districts to assign students based on race alone, efforts to promote economic diversity, as Howard County is doing, often result in racial desegregation as well.

    By 2014, Maryland was the third most racially segregated state in the nation with one quarter of its schools considered highly segregated. In neighboring Baltimore County, communities have pushed back hard at small attempts to consider economic segregation when redrawing boundaries.

    “I believe we value diversity and inclusion, and this is an opportunity to live it,” said Howard County Councilwoman Christiana Mercer Rigby, who has pushed for more socioeconomically integrated schools. “We get an opportunity to be the best of what we can be.”

    While the county’s politicians have no say in whether the plan passes, they have provided political cover for the school board. In the 2018 election, a new county council was swept in, some campaigning on themes of diversity and equity. Most members of the council and school board have expressed support for a major redistricting, even if some believe that tweaks to the plan are needed. The school board is expected to discuss the plan at length before a scheduled vote Nov. 21.

    County Executive Calvin Ball has not taken a position yet on the specifics of the plan, but has expressed concern about the current concentration of low income children in a small number of schools. Research suggests that students in schools with a large percentage of low income children don’t do as well as academically. “There needs to be a community conversation about equity,” Ball said.

    Howard County schools are diverse — a majority of the students are black, Latino or Asian-American — and relatively few children are poor. Only 22 percent of county students qualify for free or reduced price meals, which makes it more feasible to disperse children from low income families.

    That doesn’t mean it’s easy politically.

    John King Jr., a former U.S. Secretary of Education under President Barack Obama, said passing such a plan is a challenging task but necessary.

    “It is courageous because the politics are complicated,” King said. “People get very attached to the home they bought and the school to which they thought their kid would be assigned.”

    Two goals

    Superintendent Martirano’s plan, released Aug. 20, has two overarching goals. It is designed to address the county’s pressing need to use space more efficiently in its 77 school buildings so that state officials won’t turn down their requests for school construction dollars.

    While some schools have too few students, others are crowded, with trailers out back. More than 30 schools need to gain or lose students. The new plan in many cases shifts boundaries westward and would redistribute students so that at least 53 schools would be considered at the right capacity.

    Reducing socioeconomic segregation also is a key goal. “I have inherited this system of great disparity of wealth” that is stymieing progress, Martirano said. “This is preventing us from delivering an equitable education for all our children.”

    Currently, at 14 of the district’s 62 elementary and middle schools, 50 percent or more of the children qualify for a free or reduced price meal, a federal designation of poverty. At a third of its 12 high schools, the percentage of students from poor families is nearly double the countywide average of 22 percent.

    Under the new plan, the number of elementary schools with a poverty rate of 50 percent would be halved, from 12 to six. No elementary school would have a poverty rate of more than 55 percent.

    The plan also improves the rates for middle and high schools, with no school having more than 46 percent of its students in poverty.

    Since increasing economic diversity often leads to greater racial integration, those changes could have far reaching consequences. Decades of research and multiple studies show that integrating schools has been the most effective means of closing the so-called “achievement gap” between black and white students and middle income and poor children. Students in racially integrated schools have higher SAT scores than those in segregated schools.

    And low-income students who attended more affluent elementary schools scored on average two years ahead of low income students who went to high-poverty schools.

    University of California at Berkeley professor Rucker C. Johnson tracked black children who attended integrated schools in the 1960s through the 1980s, and found they had higher earnings when they grew up, were healthier and were less likely to be incarcerated than those who remained in segregated schools.

    Students who attend integrated schools are also more likely to carry that experience with them into their adult lives, picking integrated neighborhoods to live in, researchers say.

    Parental concerns

    Martirano’s plan has drawn a range of criticism and praise from parents. Some who support its broad goals have concerns about how it would affect their children specifically.

    Linda Leslie, PTA president of Wilde Lake High School, says she knows some parents don’t want their kids transferred to the school, where nearly half of the students are from low income families. But she says her children have thrived there, academically and in attending a school that is diverse both racially and economically.

    “What our kids say is that they are better prepared to be in a diverse university environment,” said Leslie. “They are able to work in groups better. They are able to work with a range of people.”

    Under the redistricting plan, Wilde Lake would gain hundreds of students from the more affluent River Hill High School, which would reduce the percentage of low income students at Wilde Lake from 46 percent to 38 percent.

    In Leslie’s view, the more affluent families would bring new resources and support to the school. “They aren’t working two and three jobs. They have stay-at-home parents,” she said. That means they can volunteer more and provide more cash to fund everything from sports activities to after-school programs.

    While River Hill’s booster club raises large amounts of money, she said, Wilde Lake struggles to get enough money to do the most basic projects for sports teams.

    Raj Tuliani is among those whose children would get moved into Wilde Lake.

    Tuliani says he chose his home under the assumption he would get to send his children to River Hill High in Clarksville, which state officials rank in the 99th percentile of all Maryland schools. Wilde Lake instead is in the 51st percentile.

    His kids’ commute would triple, he wrote in testimony to Howard County officials, leading to less sleep and family time.

    His 12-year-old son Veer has long anticipated becoming a River Hill Hawk. He already goes to the campus on Tuesday nights for an accelerated math program, and feels connected to the school.

    “I was just pretty shocked,” Veer said about hearing of the proposal. “Howard County shouldn’t tear up communities like this. Going to River Hill is definitely going to be a high point of my school career.”

    Some are disheartened by the divisions in the community the redistricting debate has exposed.

    After dropping off two of her children at Thunder Hill Elementary, Destiny Ingram walked home through her tree-lined neighborhood in Columbia.

    Fellow Thunder Hill families — black, white, Hispanic, Asian — passed by her on the sidewalk every few moments, and the 37-year-old mother waved and said hello. The diversity and welcoming reputation is part of what drew Ingram and her family there.

    But Ingram sees and hears a lot of opposition to the new plan.

    “It seems like now people are bucking against it because they want that higher-rated school,” Ingram said. “It’s a lot of stereotyping I didn’t expect from a community that was built on the idea that diversity would help our kids be better people.”

    Thunder Hill, where Ingram sends her 7 and 10 year olds, would see its poverty rate go from 21% to 37% under the plan, one of the largest jumps among elementary schools. She’s heard other parents express concerns that their children’s education will suffer because of an influx of children from more challenging circumstances. They’ve expressed worries over the potential for more behavioral problems and crime.

    Some of Ingram’s neighbors have started talking about looking at homes in other areas.

    While Ingram supports the idea of redistricting and dispersing students based on socioeconomic status, she’s not confident this proposal will make a difference. Even if it passes, she thinks people will move and nothing will truly be resolved.

    Opponents of the plan are aware of the tensions in the debate and how their stance may be interpreted. Some parents on the opposition Facebook page say they’ve been labelled racists or elitists because of their viewpoint.

    The website for the anti-redistricting group “Families for Education Improvement” has recommendations for signs and slogans.

    “A reference to a long bus ride is acceptable, any reference to forced busing is not,” it reads. “’I love my school’ is acceptable while ‘I don’t want to go to (fill in the blank) school’ is not.”

    Too far, or not far enough

    One question being asked by both opponents and supporters is whether the movement of such large numbers of students is worth the pain when the poverty rate of many schools won’t change radically.

    Though the plan is rare in its scale, it’s not “particularly ambitious,” said R. L’Heureux Lewis-McCoy, an associate professor of the sociology of education at New York University.

    He said lowering schools’ poverty percentages much more — to 35 percent or 40 percent— would be better than the plan’s incremental goal of having a poverty rate of 50 percent or less.

    “If you are going to catch hell for 50 percent then at least go to 40 percent,” he said.

    King, the former education secretary, said that while the proposal may not be enough, it is a step in the right direction. If the county doesn’t act now, he said, schools will be even more segregated in five or 10 years. “If you don’t take steps to protect the balance, it gets worse over time,” he said.

    County Councilman Opel Jones, a supporter of the plan, bristles at the suggestion by some that the school system shouldn’t be taking on such sweeping change.

    “When is the right time to talk about this? It is 2019,″ Jones said.

    He added, “Any region in the country will hopefully take note of what we are doing here.”

  5. It’s a consistent 800% homicide rate as compared to the white population everywhere in the US (and likely globally). And beyond astronomical when you consider that the black street criminal population probably doesn’t exceed 20%.

    1965 — That’s when the black underclass went out of control and quadrupled the crime rate in less than a year. Thanks to protection from the liberal establishment and their brethren. It’s the monster LBJ and the Ivy League academics that did this to us.

    • Agree: Sick of Orcs
    • Replies: @John Regan
  6. OT, again, continuing coverage:

    –> Cleveland mayor’s grandson behind bars at county jail following indictment for assault, abduction

    CLEVELAND — An officer at the Cuyahoga County Jail confirmed that the grandson of Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson was locked up following an indictment on several charges including felonious assault and abduction.

    Frank Q. Jackson, 22, turned himself in around 10 p.m. Thursday, the officer told FOX 8 News.

    On Wednesday, a grand jury indicted Jackson on one count of felonious assault, one count of abduction and two counts of failure to comply. The charges relate to an alleged attack on Jackson’s girlfriend back in June.

    On Thursday, Fox 8 obtained surveillance video connected to the assault that led to charges against Jackson.

    Jackson’s girlfriend accused him of choking and beating her with a metal object.

    CMHA reports indicate that city prosecutors did not pursue charges against the mayor’s grandson because the victim did not want to press charges at the time.

    Frank Q. Jackson is scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 18.

  7. @Piglet

    How horrible for the non black students- either bussed into the hood or the hood is bussed to them! I went through that crap back in the late 60’s and wouldn’t wish that on anyone!

  8. D-FENS says:

    “University of California at Berkeley professor Rucker C. Johnson tracked black children who attended integrated schools in the 1960s through the 1980s, and found they had higher earnings when they grew up, were healthier and were less likely to be incarcerated than those who remained in segregated schools.”

    I note from his CV that Rucker C. Johnson attended Morehouse College, a HBCU.

    • Replies: @loren
    , @MrTea
  9. @Piglet

    Forced busing was a failure in the 1970s and it will fail now.

    Orc children are even more feral than they were back then. Whites who send their kids to school with large orc populations should be charged with child abuse.

    Someone needs to dust off Robert Putnam’s studies of diversity.

    In 2007 the Harvard professor Robert Putnam published a paper that appeared to challenge the benefits of living in a racially diverse society. Putnam’s study, which used a large, nationally representative sample of nearly 30,000 Americans, found that people living in more diverse areas reported lower levels of trust in their neighbors. They also reported less interest in voting, volunteering, and giving to charity. In other words, greater diversity seemed to be linked to both feelings and behaviors that threaten a sense of community. The finding was alarming to many people, including Putnam himself, because the U.S. continues to grow in racial and ethnic diversity with each passing decade.

    • Replies: @D-FENS
  10. “I believe we value diversity and inclusion, and this is an opportunity to live it,” said Howard County Councilwoman Christiana Mercer Rigby, who has pushed for more socioeconomically integrated schools. “We get an opportunity to be the best of what we can be.”

    Oh, a great opportunity to make others practice what YOU preach, little miss two last names! Will your kids live the diversity and inclusion you believe we value?

    If she wants socioeconomic integration so badly perhaps she could simply move her and her family to an area that could use her or maybe she can leave her hoity-toity two last names at the university and shack up with a black man!

    • Replies: @loren
  11. @Non PC Infidel

    It has been 35 years since White parents put their child on a government school bus where i live.Now we are abandoning public schools. More and more Whites are opting for private schools or online courses. Since most Whites,after paying the Federal negro taxes,lack the money for private school, online is the way to go. Start your child on a single summer course to try it out. He or she may just graduate by age 15.

  12. D-FENS says:
    @Sick of Orcs

    Robert Putnam married a Jewess and converted to the tribe. File under Every. Damn. Time.

    • Replies: @AnalogMan
  13. @Piglet

    So the answer is to drag the good schools down by bussing out students who want to be there, and sending them to shit schools to cook the books when it comes to state testing time. This will make the poor schools look like they are performing better, which will lead to more funding.
    Meanwhile the good schools scores will drop when they start off loading buses full of ferals every day, who will love coming to school to rob the rich kids, bang white girls, and verbally/physically assault teachers who won’t be used to wrangling apes.

    • Agree: Augustus
  14. loren says:

    I ll top ya

    At last he can be trusted.

    He famously once said the only White Man he trusted was a dead one. He turned a prosperous, modern State, the break basket of Africa, into a starving shit hole in a few short decades.
    Killed off Whites and then the nogs asked YT for gibs–free food and meds and $.

  15. loren says:

    They had less interference from juvenile delinquents? They were able to learn?

    Once I read what a Black said…most blacks in school want to learn, its the sociopaths [20%?] that make learning difficult, it be white and all.

  16. AnalogMan says:

    It’s more complicated than that. Putnam seems to have done some real research, which showed, to his horror, exactly what we all would have predicted; namely, that diversity is not a strength, but a weakness. Which was why he delayed publishing his results for as long as possible. Then he qualified them by saying that, while in the short term diversity degraded communities, he was sure that in the long term they would be better for it. But he can’t hide the facts. And he can’t support his optimistic prognosis with any research. It’s just true because everybody knows that diversity is our strength.

    • Replies: @D-FENS
  17. @Piglet

    Piglet, have you heard of linking? It’s bad manners to make readers scroll through nearly 2,000 words.

    Opponents of the plan are aware of the tensions in the debate and how their stance may be interpreted. Some parents on the opposition Facebook page say they’ve been labelled racists or elitists because of their viewpoint.

    The website for the anti-redistricting group “Families for Education Improvement” has recommendations for signs and slogans. “A reference to a long bus ride is acceptable, any reference to forced busing is not,” it reads. “’I love my school’ is acceptable while ‘I don’t want to go to (fill in the blank) school’ is not.”

    Families for Education Improvement deserves to fail. Another bunch of frail white cucks cowering in fear of being called raa-aa-aaycists. So they’ll water their message down to where they don’t want their kids spending too much time riding buses. Pathetic.

  18. ‘This means blacks were 8.5 times more likely than whites to be arrested for homicide in the state of Arizona in 2017.’

    It’s always in that range. Six to ten times more likely to commit crime…

  19. @Chaugnar Faugn

    It’s the monster LBJ and the Ivy League academics that did this to us.

    LBJ only finished what Eisenhower started. Just as B. Hussein Obama only finished what Bush started. The liberals are a pest, but it’s almost always the “conservatives” who turn out to be the real monsters when you scratch beneath the surface.

    This goes for electoral politics, of course. In practice, there’s almost always some leftist guru behind the “conservative” front men. On this issue, as on so many others from circa 1920 to 1965, the real villain was a certain Felix Frankfurter, of Brown v. Board of Education fame. (Anyone who hasn’t heard of this guy should really look him up.) In our own day, of course, we know who plays this role to President Trump, who is otherwise a far better man than Eisenhower in just about every way.

  20. @John Regan

    Well John Reagan——–I really liked Ike until i started digging into WW2 history. Ditto for Winston.It does appear that the Germans were backed into a corner. Some times those clay feet are kinda bloody.

  21. When I grew up in Arizona in the 80s, there were virtually no blacks. It was paradise.

    • Replies: @D-FENS
  22. D-FENS says:

    When asked to show a multicultural society that has succeeded, Putnam cites the US military. First, the US military is necessarily run by command. Is Putnam saying multiculturalism is incompatible with freedom (which history shows is true)? Second, the US military has not fought against a significant opponent since WW2 and has still pretty much lost almost every war since.

  23. D-FENS says:
    @Ray Huffman

    I think many that got ethnically cleansed from California went to AZ or Las Vegas.

    • Replies: @Ray Huffman
  24. Many jurisdictions count Hispanic criminals as White, or “White-Hispanic”. This artificially inflates the White crime rate and lowers the Mexican rate, and by inflating ours, makes the Blacks seem to be only eight times as violent as us, rather than ten or eleven times.
    The best rule of thumb is that ALL stats regarding Mexicans are fraudulent. I learned this as a Southern California schoolteacher, when the raw numbers never added up to the publicly released ones.

    • Agree: Sick of Orcs
    • Replies: @Pepe the Frog
  25. @D-FENS

    Lots from Commiefornia, to be sure, but lots more from the Midwest and other parts of the rust belt also.

  26. @John Regan

    Seems like Mr. Frankfurter was born and raised to screw over the cultures and nations of the places he and his latched onto.

    From his clickipeedeea page.

    Frankfurter was born into a Jewish family on November 15, 1882, in Vienna, Austria, then part of Austria-Hungary. He was the third of six children of Leopold Frankfurter, a merchant, and Emma (Winter) Frankfurter.[3] His uncle, Solomon Frankfurter, was head librarian at the Vienna University Library [de].[4][5] Frankfurter’s forebears had been rabbis for generations.[6] In 1894, when he was twelve, his family immigrated to New York City, settling on the Lower East Side, a dense center of immigrants. Frankfurter attended P.S. 25, where he excelled at his studies and enjoyed playing chess and shooting craps on the street. He spent many hours reading at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art and attending political lectures, usually on subjects such as trade unionism, socialism and communism.[7][8]

  27. MrTea says:

    That “research” was a pathetic set-piece with cherry-picked data selected to prove the intended point. Just how fraudulent can be seen by way of the ghastly avoidance behavior on display with respect to the evidence on display in Berkeley itself.

    The left’s crusade began with a forced racial “integration” plan in 1968 (this is the basis for Princess Kamala’s deceitful pose as some kind of Ruby Bridges). The short version of this story is that the 50th anniversary of the busing scheme came and went last year with no big commemoration or touchdown dance. That’s because it was a flop. If anything (the truth is hard to discern because of the left’s disinfo by way “renorming” tests, etc.) the “minorities” (who of course have been the majority for several decades now) fell even further behind on the basis of basic skill sets. A local online edition did get an award for a a series of historical reviews on the question you can find it at (as is often the case the comments section is more informative than the article).

    There is an artifact of interest viewable at the Vimeo site, in 1993, halfway through the 50-year point, PBS aired a production called “School Colors” where students at Berkeley High shot hundreds of hours of video and it was edited down to 2 2-hour segments; hint all you really have to do is watch the first 10 minutes or so, as they reveal that the high school site was….self-segregated by the students themselves.

  28. MrTea says:

    Isn’t the national number that blacks commit half the rapes and half the murders? Of course it’s a subset of about 6% of the population as a whole (the black male component) basically teens to 40s with prior offenses. That has got to be the most disproportionate social statistic maybe in the world.

  29. @Discard, who has been away awhile

    You are correct. In 1993, incoming Attorney General Janet Reno ordered the FBI to change their statistical labels and call Mestizos and Latin American Indios “white” when they committed violent crimes, then magically turn them brown again when they are victims of crimes. The reasoning and motivations are obvious.

    The Negro is not six times as violent as humans. The figure is closer to twenty times.

    • Agree: Sick of Orcs
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