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Black Lives Matter? Six Years of Almost Entirely Non-White Mass Shootings in Chicago: More Than 1,000 Victims, 126 Dead and Just Two Convictions...
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How can we blame this on white people?[Over 1,000 victims, 126 dead, just 2 convictions: 6 years of mass shootings in Chicago, Chicago Sun-Times, August 2, 2021]:

Just before dusk on a muggy night in late June, an SUV crept toward a crowd waiting outside a fast food joint on an otherwise quiet commercial strip in South Shore.

A hail of gunfire followed, striking six people before the shooter was whisked away in the passing vehicle.

“They knew who they were looking for,” remarked one person at the scene in the 2000 block of East 71st Street, where fresh blood spatters painted the sidewalk.

While police say the shooters were targeting members of a rival gang, 23-year-old Kristina Grimes — a bystander apparently caught in the fray — was the only one killed, her body riddled with six bullets.

About two hours after the shots rang out, an alarming dispatch pierced through police radio: Another mass shooting had just rocked the Marquette Park neighborhood, roughly six miles away.

Three alleged gang members had sprayed bullets at a crowd hanging out in the 6200 block of South Artesian Avenue, enjoying the summer night. Twelve people were hit, among them Nyoka Bowie, 37, who suffered a fatal gunshot wound to her chest. Like Grimes and many other victims of mass shootings — defined by the Sun-Times and some researchers as incidents in which four or more people are wounded — she apparently was not the intended target.

In both cases, there was a large number of witnesses and surviving victims, yet no arrests have been made. That is all too common in Chicago, where police say they do not prioritize the cases despite the especially harsh toll such shootings have on a community.

Only one person has been charged in any of the at least 39 mass shootings so far this year, according to a Sun-Times analysis of city data and court records.

That amounts to charges in just 2% of this year’s mass shootings — far below the police department’s dismal 13% clearance rate for shootings overall, which is the lowest of any big city in the nation.

Going back to 2016, the alleged shooters have been charged in just 21 of at least 212 mass shooting incidents — or less than 10% of the cases, the Sun-Times analysis found.

Just two men have been convicted in those attacks, which through Friday nighthave wounded 1,032 people, 126 of them fatally, records show. Two of the other 21 people who have been charged were ultimately found not guilty, while another suspected shooter had his case dropped, records show.

The lack of charges this year is all the more ominous because the number of mass shootings far outpaces each of the last five years, according to the Sun-Times analysis.

This year’s toll through the end of July already surpasses the total number of mass shootings recorded each year between 2016 and 2019, records show. In each of the last two years there were five attacks in which more than 10 people were shot, including a pair of shootings that each wounded 15 people.

The lack of justice in the cases leaves the most reckless shooters out on the streets — and gives neighborhood residents all the more reason to look over their shoulder as many emerge from pandemic lockdowns.


“Go to the parks on the South and West sides on a beautiful day, and you’ll see it. There’s hardly anyone there,” said Steve Gates, a social worker who works in the Roseland and West Pullman neighborhoods for Chicago Beyond. “These are our public spaces, where we should gather. But people have to feel safe.”

The Chicago Police Department’s efforts to crack cases have long been hampered by its strained relationship with the communities ravaged by gun violence, areas that have been over-policed and are predominantly Black and Hispanic. In those areas, fear of gangs and distrust of police has created an atmosphere that discourages cooperation, or snitching, striking fear in residents who may otherwise help investigators.

Seriously, how can we blame this on white people?

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  1. usNthem says:

    Look, the really sad but predictable issue here is the sub 11% overall kill rate. Come on boys, you can do better than spray and pray, can’t ya?

    • Replies: @Pepe the Frog
  2. Currahee says:

    This continues and BLM prevails as dizzy whites delude themselves.

    • Agree: TwistTie
  3. Bite Moi says:

    I attribute these murders to the lack of sufficient lead in Chicago’s drinking water.Blacks have to supplement this chronic lead shortage as best they can.

  4. Trevor says:

    Here is a recent article from USA Today about the mass shooting problem:

    Here is a brief synopsis of the article:

    There are more (too many) guns on the street.

    People are buying guns with their stimulus checks. It doesn’t matter if they are legal, they end up in the hands of criminals anyway. (There are too many guns).

    Negroes are overwhelmingly the victims of these mass shootings. Negroes are also heroic activists trying to prevent mass shootings. (Everyone pictured in the article is a negro).

    Innocent negroes are being mass-murdered by easily concealable “bull-pup style rifles” with “extended magazines”.

    Biden will throw more money at the “gun problem” (too many guns).

    • Replies: @gutta percha
  5. Who cares at this point? Why would the Sun Times even waste the space printing an article like this when everyone already knows the answer, from the average Chicagoan on the street up to the inept, bug eyed mayor’s office, who refuses to address the true nature of the problem. It’s like shitting in your bed every day and wondering where the smell is coming from, but refusing to change your sheets.

    If nobody seen nuffin, then nobody dun nuffin, end of story.

    • Agree: CDebussey
    • Thanks: Jim Christian
    • Replies: @dindunuffins
  6. Seriously, how can we blame this on white people?

    Oh, the left will find a way.  “Whiteness” seems to be the universal explanation these days.  Perhaps we should call it “Whitchcraft”, a miasma of malevolent spells which, oddly, only work on blacks.

    • Replies: @PO'd in PG County
  7. “These are our public spaces, where we should gather. But people have to feel safe.”

    Remember what you answered when YT said the exact same thing about parks,
    pools and whatnot since the 1960s?

    Well guess what …

    • Agree: Augustus
  8. Seriously, how can we blame this on white people?

    Braindead shitlibs (redundant) don’t need reasons to blame YT. Facts and logic are not part of any shitlib’s diet. It’s how Larry Elder (Black) becomes a White supremacist for running against commiefornia’s tyrannical governor.

  9. It’s easy to check out the numbers just go to HEYJACKASS.COM for current totals of death and violence in Chicago. 96% of all murders and shootings involve negroes or hispanics leaving 4% for all other races combined. So much for that white supremacy thing being circulated. Biggest shooting event was 15 down with 2 dead. 2021 is on course to be a record setting year with 591 dead so far and over 2700 shot. Negroes dying at a record pace from ghetto violence………Yawn.

  10. And yet the WHOLE White World or what’s left of it stops and makes blacks the moral authority on everything and anything. Whites just allow blacks to completely take over our achievements,countries, because White and black people are just best buddies. IKAGO to the rescue. blah.

  11. You can do better Chicago. Just keep holding’ dey gun sideways n’ spray n’ sheit!

  12. Black crime matters not only in Chicago but everywhere

  13. Whites should stop imposing their values on [blacks]. For instance, whites demand tuition-free, mandatory 10+ yrs @ 180d education for [black] kids.

    Blacks should respond to that narcissism by demanding that white kids spend their summer vacations going to inner city youth and basketball camps put on by Parks-&-Rec.

  14. A hail of gunfire followed

    Hail. As if it’s a natural occurrence. Negroes aren’t to blame, nature inspired the gunfire. It’s as natural as rain. Like thunder follows lightning, gunfire follows negroes.

    • Agree: By-tor
  15. Vinnie O says:

    COME ON. If a gang sends folks over to shoot people on YOUR turf, you are REQUIRED by International Law to whack some random dudes on THEIR turf. The police are only there to make the official entries on the score cards and call ambulances for the folks who didn’t arrange rides to the emergency room before the beer ran out and everybody switched to weed.

    It’s not like a lotta Black Folks gather in alleys and parking lots to hold public discussions of Marxism or carpool to Tupperware Parties. Shooting each other in public settings is somewhere between White People cheating at Golf, and White People stealing the last parking space at Walmart.

    The Death Count for Black Folks is ENTIRELY separate from the official Homicide Rate. It’s kinda like counting Black kids who drop out of school as part of the official Dropout Rate. Nobody expected them to graduate in the first place.

    • Agree: Lancelot_Link
    • LOL: Listener, Augustus
  16. HT says:

    Of course, we all know the root cause of all that “gun violence” is systemic racism and white privilege. Negros are literally being forced to shoot each other by evil white people.

    • Replies: @Mr. Rational
  17. usNthem says:

    What a crock! Of course that black piece of crap has a depraved mind, particularly in comparison to normal, western human beings. As does that bleeding heart, do gooder piece of crap attorney.

  18. @Mr. Rational

    Seriously, how can we blame this on white people?

    Easy. If White people don’t step in and help, it’s Whitey’s fault. If White people DO step in and help, but it doesn’t fix the problem, then White people didn’t do enough. They need to do more. It’s Whitey’s fault. If White people step in and help, and actually fix the problem, then they’ll STILL find something to blame on Whitey.

    They will go to the ends of the earth to find ways to blame their problems on White people.

    • Replies: @Mr. Rational
    , @Augustus
  19. @Lancelot_Link

    I’m really hoping her relatives sue the crap out of not only him, but the city in general for hiring this sub-par idiot just so they could parade around some “diversity”.

    • Replies: @Sick 'n Tired
  20. Sorry, can’t give 2 sh*ts about these people. Day in and day out for the last 50 or so years their mantra has been “[email protected]#% the police”. Yeah, until they want those same po-lice to clean up their mess. Let it burn.

    • Agree: Lancelot_Link, Raccoon
    • Replies: @Resartus
  21. Resartus says:
    @AR in Illinois

    Sorry, can’t give 2 sh*ts about these people.

    Former Police Chief of Detroit attempted to announce his run for Governor yesterday….
    Liberal protesters showed up with bullhorns and air horns drowning him out….
    He had to relocate and make the announcement before the crowd showed up there…..

    No one is even talking about all the cheating in the CA recall…..

  22. @Trevor

    “Innocent negroes are being mass-murdered by easily concealable “bull-pup style rifles” with “extended magazines”.”

    I haven’t seen them use bullpups yet, but the thugs are definitely toting more rifles generally than they used to. Bullpups would be a good choice for the kind of vehicular mobile small-arms warfare the thugs prosecute here so gleefully in northern Illinois.

    Extended mags and drums are definitely very popular among the thugs, even though they increase the chance of a jam, on both pistols and rifles. I think the extended mag is the current thug status symbol; it replaced the old status symbols like spinner rims and loud car sound systems.

    It’s astonishing to me that we allow this carnage to accelerate, and that those folks who claim to care the most are precisely those who refuse to acknowledge the true origin of the problem.

  23. @Sick 'n Tired

    How Many Nuffins Did A Dindu Do If A Dindu Dindu Nuffins?

  24. Murder in blue states? Feature, not flaw. If this is their freedom, I applaud them wholeheartedly.

  25. @AR in Illinois

    Unfortunately the lawsuit will be heard by the same courts who overturned his conviction, so the relatives will probably be on the hook for a few hundred K in legal fees when they lose the case.

  26. R.C. says:

    How can it be blamed on white folks? Easy. Already done.
    Reality disconnection was completed years ago.

  27. @HT

    Negros are literally being forced to shoot each other by evil white people.

    The Whiteness force is so strong, it reached all the way to Rwanda where they used pangas.

  28. @PO'd in PG County

    They will go to the ends of the earth to find ways to blame their problems on White people.

    It’s time to send them to the ends of the earth… and not let them come back.

    • Replies: @Pepe the Frog
  29. Augustus says:
    @PO'd in PG County

    “They will go to the ends of the earth to find ways to blame their problems on White people.”

    ALL White people need to understand the blaming is always a reach. Its a very long reach, having nothing to do with slavery, or made up concepts like “White privilege,” and “systemic racism,” whatever those are supposed to be.

    • Replies: @Mr. Rational
  30. @Augustus

    ALL White people need to understand the blaming is always a reach.

    It’s not a reach.  It’s pure magical thinking/blame shifting.

  31. @usNthem

    At least part of what’s happening is improvements in ambulance response time, medical technology, and surgical techniques since the 1970s. Lots of gunshot victims now live, albeit in a wheelchair, with a colostomy bag and a full-time caretaker or three costing the taxpayers six figures a year, who would have died of the same injuries fifty years ago.

    We spend billions to save them when they OD, too, instead of letting nature take its course. I am, frankly, uncomfortable with interfering with natural selection this way.

  32. @Mr. Rational

    I find your ideas intriguing and I wish to subscribe to your newsletter.

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