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Spend your time with this article. Read it a few times.

And, if you’re a white American, understand everything you are reading is your fault.

[Gun Violence Surges As Crime Otherwise Drops Amid Coronavirus, WUVM.com, May 13, 2020]:

Emergency room visits have been cut in half during the coronavirus pandemic. But there’s still a reason for some people to get medical help other than the virus.

More people have been shot so far this year than in years previous, and Milwaukee is no exception. During the same period, other crimes have decreased, according to an analysis of Gun Violence Archive data by The Trace, a nonprofit newsroom that focuses on gun issues.

The Trace was unable to run a full analysis of Milwaukee’s data since records of gun violence in the area are difficult to obtain in real-time. But other sources, including observations from violence prevention groups, have suggested that Milwaukee’s situation compares to Philadelphia, Nashville, Chicago, and other cities where the rise of COVID-19 has correlated with a severe spike in gun violence.

Unlike in Philadelphia, where funding for violence prevention has waned, groups like 414Life in Milwaukee remain fully funded. But safer-at-home orders have meant that in-person interventions have become more difficult to stage.

“When it’s a police officer and an intervention worker from the same background and the same city sitting in the same room, and they’re both telling you, ‘We care about you. We want you to do well, so please stay out of this and drop this conflict’ … that has a powerful effect,” said Champe Barton, one of the authors of The Trace report.

“When you have to reach out by Facebook, or you have to try and call a family member to call the person … the work just becomes less effective.”

It’s difficult to tell for certain why gun violence has spiked, as there is little research into gun violence prevention. It’s also difficult to study prevention strategies in a scientific manner since that would require a control group that would be left to fend for itself — an ethical violation. Champe says the coronavirus pandemic has provided an unintended case study into some of the factors that clearly have an effect on gun violence.

Some psychologists have cited boredom as a catalyst for violence. With most work, school, and recreation currently closed, there are fewer activities to keep people distracted from taking up a gun.

“Those sorts of interruptions to someone’s daily life really do hurt their chances of being away from violence, because we at least know that while you’re at work, while you’re at school, it’s difficult to also be shooting a gun,” said Barton.

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Despite the rise in gun violence, Barton said he’s wary of some politicians’ claims that the “cure is worse than the disease” — the belief that virus prevention measures might lead to more death than the virus itself. It’s possible that’s because the same majority-black communities that have seen rises in gun violence are also those that have seen the most fatalities from COVID-19.

“In my reporting, I have not heard anyone who is anxious to reopen as a result of the coronavirus,” said Barton. “The loss of life as a result of the coronavirus outstrips anything from people staying at home and getting involved with violence as a result … It would be unfair to look at that as a binary when there are ways that cities can intervene.”

Systemic racism this, implicit bias that…

Question: everyone in America is under quarantine/lockdown/stay-at-home orders: why are individual black people bored at such rates they are collectively engaging in higher rates of gun violence than normal?

Why aren’t whites? Why aren’t Hispanics? Why aren’t Asians?

To ask the question, is to inadvertently answer it.

 
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  1. So? Whatcha gonna do about it turkey?

    • Replies: @AnalogMan
    We have a real intellectual here. Where's that ignore button...?
  2. … said Champe Barton, one of the authors of The Trace report.

    Just a quick FYI about Champe Barton:

  3. Folks with IQs in the “room temperature” range tend to be more easily bored than those in tripple digits. So shooting others who do not give you proper “respect” or posessions is a given.

    Another factor is the tendency to attend “house parties” with dozens or even hundreds of attendees where tempers flare, knives slice, guns blaze, and COVID-19 is transmitted. Not the smartest use of their spare time. I thought they were studying to become electricians.

    • Replies: @Sick of Orcs

    I thought they were studying to become electricians.
     
    Of course. When not jogging for optimal health.
  4. ”It’s difficult to tell for certain why gun violence has spiked,”

    No, it’s not difficult at all.
    Who cares if they kill each other, it’s known as Crime Prevention. Give them a bucket of the Colonels finest for a job well done.

    • Agree: Love Street
  5. I swear, these affirmative action “intervention” clowns are pathetic. As if your typical teen, or for that matter, your average black, sitting across from a couple of AA hires gives a rats ass whether they “care” or “want him to do well”. Yeah, as if they’d be in school or at work if not for the dreaded virus – what a joke. And speaking of the lockdown and the resulting boredom, undoubtedly, the first thing that comes to my mind is grabbing a gun and going out to find someone to shoot – yeah, first thing. Pitiful…

  6. So the upshot from this article is that if negroes do not have some activity (school, work, midnight basketball, “interventionists” telling them to not shoot each other) to keep them busy they’ll be shooting each other. Yeah, I’ll buy that.

  7. https://wtop.com/montgomery-county/2020/05/long-time-coming-montgomery-co-school-board-approves-lgbt-studies-course/

    Montgomery County, MD. A place where illegal immigrants flock to kill, rape, act like “Aztec warriors” is finally going to get AN LGBTQ studies course! Yay, rich kids can study contemporary issues in not being heterosexual!

  8. • Replies: @AR in Illinois
    Things like this prove that no matter how much much money, prestige, etc these things have they will always have the urge to revert back to the behavior that is embedded in their DNA. A lot of these nfl clowns should be in prison, not making millions.
    , @By-tor
    Clever insight and analysis of this 'uncharacteristic behavior':

    https://modernheretic3000.blogspot.com/2020/05/aware-of-situation.html
    , @Love Street
    Well? There’s no sportsball, what do you them to do. TNB!
    , @Gunga Din
    I read this story yesterday and all I could think was how stupid are you when you're making millions of dollars a year and you armed rob some people, who can readily identify you, for a couple of hundred bucks and some watches. And then, after some more thought, it hit me that these 2 TFN's did it for just that reason: they ARE TFNs. Nuff said.
  9. lack of morality & responsibility cause your problems, dindus – same as anyone else

    • Replies: @Cauchemar du Singe
    Morality and Responsibility are aspects of Civilization; irrelevant to Blacks, totally misplaced in Civilization and outside of Sub-Saharan Africa, their Freaks Of Nature Preserve bounded by oceans and desert.
  10. … if you’re a white American, understand everything you are reading is your fault.

    If you’re a white American, understand everything is your fault.

  11. @Alex from NE
    Lol.

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.cnn.com/cnn/2020/05/14/us/nfl-players-wanted-alleged-armed-robbery-spt/index.html

    Things like this prove that no matter how much much money, prestige, etc these things have they will always have the urge to revert back to the behavior that is embedded in their DNA. A lot of these nfl clowns should be in prison, not making millions.

  12. What other racial group needs funded “intervention programs”?

    • Replies: @Gunga Din
    Only one.
    , @Female in FL
    Thanks for the suggestion of that blog, lol, negro Manhattan Project! That’s a keeper!
  13. NAACP….Naturally Aiding Abetting Chinese Pandemic.

  14. someone else has already noted,
    By Doha Madani

    Florida police issued arrest warrants for two NFL cornerbacks accused of an armed robbery alleged to have occurred Wednesday.

    Deandre Baker of the New York Giants and Quinton Dunbar of the Seattle Seahawks are wanted on four counts each of armed robbery with a firearm, Miramar police said Thursday. Baker is also wanted on four counts of aggravated assault.

  15. @Alex from NE
    Lol.

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.cnn.com/cnn/2020/05/14/us/nfl-players-wanted-alleged-armed-robbery-spt/index.html

    Clever insight and analysis of this ‘uncharacteristic behavior’:

    https://modernheretic3000.blogspot.com/2020/05/aware-of-situation.html

  16. Why not skip the absurd assignment of blame and just get to the point. How much money do you want this time?

    • Agree: ThreeCranes
  17. As whites sit at home with tons of extra time on their hands during the Wuhan virus, they have copious amounts of time to furiously practice their arcane whitey juju magical mind control techniques and thus send out waves of hypnotic trance inducing energy that places po’ innocent negroes into a somnambulistic state in which they have no control over themselves. While in this state, the po’ negroes ain’t gots no idea whut dey beez doin’ and when dey shoots someone, dey immediately snap out of it and scream, “Look whut whitey done mades me do!” They know it’s whitey. It ain’t da debbil dat made dem do it! Whitey made dem do it! It’s also why they get infected at a higher rate with the corona virus- we send them directly into harm’s way using the same arcane methods of mind control!

    Mmmm hmm! Dat’s right! Dem honkies come frum dem Europeanical countries where dey had all dem Druids back in da day and dey learned all dat magicul juju frum dem Druids a long time ago! Dey ebbil! Oh lawdy! Why caint’s dey leeb us alone! We dindu nuffin! It’s dem honkies!

  18. @m.
    lack of morality & responsibility cause your problems, dindus - same as anyone else

    Morality and Responsibility are aspects of Civilization; irrelevant to Blacks, totally misplaced in Civilization and outside of Sub-Saharan Africa, their Freaks Of Nature Preserve bounded by oceans and desert.

  19. nubian addicts adding (to) colored problems

  20. Maybe it’s not so simple

    How much of black crime is the result of 50 years of bombardment by the largely-Jewish US movie, TV and music industries, encouraging blacks to associate glamour with crime and violence, from the ‘blaxploitation’ films thru ‘gangsta rap’ etc?

    Isn’t it true that the trade in illegal drugs poisoning USA black communities, is ultimately sponsored by US-Nato deep state elements, e.g., invading Afghanistan to re-establish heroin production that the puritanical Taliban had eliminated?

    Hasn’t the US government and media, joined in a decades-long programme of attacking, sidelining, or outright killing USA black leaders, who tried to encourage blacks to become self-reliant, self-sufficient, family-supporting citizens?

    In 1962, black rights activist Robert F Williams (1925-96) wrote a book, ‘Negroes with Guns’, advocating that blacks arm themselves and carry weapons, and become self-sufficient, self-protecting, self-governing masters of their own communities

    Facing criminal charges after a violent incident, Williams received asylum from Fidel Castro in Cuba, from which he broadcast to the USA on ‘Radio Free Dixie’. He then moved to China where he met Mao Zedong.

    In the less oppressive USA of that era, charges against Williams were later dropped, and the US government chartered a plane to bring him back. His story became a 2004 film.
    https://www.pbs.org/independentlens/negroeswithguns/rob.html

    • Replies: @ThreeCranes
    “Negros with Guns” as the solution. Um, I believe that that’s the very problem under discussion here.
    , @Loren
    color me surprised.
    , @Joseph Doaks
    "How much of black crime is the result of 50 years of bombardment by the largely-Jewish US movie, TV and music industries, encouraging blacks to associate glamour with crime and violence, from the ‘blaxploitation’ films thru ‘gangsta rap’ etc?"

    I think you've summarized it accurately there, what else would you expect when those are the role models for black children.

    And thanks for the interesting information about Rob Williams. I learn a lot from Unz commentators.
  21. @Alex from NE
    Lol.

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.cnn.com/cnn/2020/05/14/us/nfl-players-wanted-alleged-armed-robbery-spt/index.html

    Well? There’s no sportsball, what do you them to do. TNB!

    • Replies: @AceDeuce
    And they can only jog so many miles a day....
  22. NAACP……Never Any Actual Certifiable Proof.

  23. How can ANYBODY in their right mind EVER utter these words much less write them down ,which is forever. “there are fewer activities to keep people distracted from taking up a gun.” THIS is the stupidest most ridiculous utterance I have EVER come across in my life. ONLY In Black Run America can this have ever been said or written down as if this could EVER be considered some kind of sane mature answer. Only Blacks and their Lib White morons could write something like that.

  24. @brabantian
    Maybe it's not so simple

    How much of black crime is the result of 50 years of bombardment by the largely-Jewish US movie, TV and music industries, encouraging blacks to associate glamour with crime and violence, from the 'blaxploitation' films thru 'gangsta rap' etc?

    Isn't it true that the trade in illegal drugs poisoning USA black communities, is ultimately sponsored by US-Nato deep state elements, e.g., invading Afghanistan to re-establish heroin production that the puritanical Taliban had eliminated?

    Hasn't the US government and media, joined in a decades-long programme of attacking, sidelining, or outright killing USA black leaders, who tried to encourage blacks to become self-reliant, self-sufficient, family-supporting citizens?

    In 1962, black rights activist Robert F Williams (1925-96) wrote a book, 'Negroes with Guns', advocating that blacks arm themselves and carry weapons, and become self-sufficient, self-protecting, self-governing masters of their own communities

    Facing criminal charges after a violent incident, Williams received asylum from Fidel Castro in Cuba, from which he broadcast to the USA on 'Radio Free Dixie'. He then moved to China where he met Mao Zedong.

    In the less oppressive USA of that era, charges against Williams were later dropped, and the US government chartered a plane to bring him back. His story became a 2004 film.
    https://www.pbs.org/independentlens/negroeswithguns/rob.html
    https://i.ibb.co/FnZYWjP/Negroes-with-Guns-poster.jpg

    “Negros with Guns” as the solution. Um, I believe that that’s the very problem under discussion here.

    • Agree: Mr. Rational
  25. @brabantian
    Maybe it's not so simple

    How much of black crime is the result of 50 years of bombardment by the largely-Jewish US movie, TV and music industries, encouraging blacks to associate glamour with crime and violence, from the 'blaxploitation' films thru 'gangsta rap' etc?

    Isn't it true that the trade in illegal drugs poisoning USA black communities, is ultimately sponsored by US-Nato deep state elements, e.g., invading Afghanistan to re-establish heroin production that the puritanical Taliban had eliminated?

    Hasn't the US government and media, joined in a decades-long programme of attacking, sidelining, or outright killing USA black leaders, who tried to encourage blacks to become self-reliant, self-sufficient, family-supporting citizens?

    In 1962, black rights activist Robert F Williams (1925-96) wrote a book, 'Negroes with Guns', advocating that blacks arm themselves and carry weapons, and become self-sufficient, self-protecting, self-governing masters of their own communities

    Facing criminal charges after a violent incident, Williams received asylum from Fidel Castro in Cuba, from which he broadcast to the USA on 'Radio Free Dixie'. He then moved to China where he met Mao Zedong.

    In the less oppressive USA of that era, charges against Williams were later dropped, and the US government chartered a plane to bring him back. His story became a 2004 film.
    https://www.pbs.org/independentlens/negroeswithguns/rob.html
    https://i.ibb.co/FnZYWjP/Negroes-with-Guns-poster.jpg

    color me surprised.

  26. @Slimer
    So? Whatcha gonna do about it turkey?

    We have a real intellectual here. Where’s that ignore button…?

    • Replies: @Love Street
    Drive by (stupid) commenter.
    Laugh at him.
  27. @Alex from NE
    Lol.

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.cnn.com/cnn/2020/05/14/us/nfl-players-wanted-alleged-armed-robbery-spt/index.html

    I read this story yesterday and all I could think was how stupid are you when you’re making millions of dollars a year and you armed rob some people, who can readily identify you, for a couple of hundred bucks and some watches. And then, after some more thought, it hit me that these 2 TFN’s did it for just that reason: they ARE TFNs. Nuff said.

  28. @D-FENS
    What other racial group needs funded “intervention programs”?

    Only one.

  29. @Love Street
    Well? There’s no sportsball, what do you them to do. TNB!

    And they can only jog so many miles a day….

  30. @D-FENS
    What other racial group needs funded “intervention programs”?

    Thanks for the suggestion of that blog, lol, negro Manhattan Project! That’s a keeper!

  31. Could this violence be legitimate outrage because Red Lobster is closed by the white governors?

    • Replies: @Swamp Fox
    The Red Schwartze as we call it in Denver.
  32. @AnalogMan
    We have a real intellectual here. Where's that ignore button...?

    Drive by (stupid) commenter.
    Laugh at him.

  33. @Lawyer Guy
    Could this violence be legitimate outrage because Red Lobster is closed by the white governors?

    The Red Schwartze as we call it in Denver.

    • LOL: Sick of Orcs
  34. “Some psychologists have cited boredom as a catalyst for violence. With most work, school, and recreation currently closed, there are fewer activities to keep people distracted from taking up a gun.”

    And, of course, it’s black “people” who use violence as recreation. This seems perfectly reasonable to other black “people.” “They was bored, yo yo.”

    Humans watch television, read …

    Humans also go to the movies, go for walks, ride their bicycles, and other outdoor recreational activities … unfortunately, black “people” do the same outdoor activities seasoned with violence. In effect, they are going through the motions of human behavior, while trolling for victims. Just look at the number of weekend carnivals that now have metal detectors. When you see metal detectors at the carnival or state fare, that means black people in attendance …

  35. @brabantian
    Maybe it's not so simple

    How much of black crime is the result of 50 years of bombardment by the largely-Jewish US movie, TV and music industries, encouraging blacks to associate glamour with crime and violence, from the 'blaxploitation' films thru 'gangsta rap' etc?

    Isn't it true that the trade in illegal drugs poisoning USA black communities, is ultimately sponsored by US-Nato deep state elements, e.g., invading Afghanistan to re-establish heroin production that the puritanical Taliban had eliminated?

    Hasn't the US government and media, joined in a decades-long programme of attacking, sidelining, or outright killing USA black leaders, who tried to encourage blacks to become self-reliant, self-sufficient, family-supporting citizens?

    In 1962, black rights activist Robert F Williams (1925-96) wrote a book, 'Negroes with Guns', advocating that blacks arm themselves and carry weapons, and become self-sufficient, self-protecting, self-governing masters of their own communities

    Facing criminal charges after a violent incident, Williams received asylum from Fidel Castro in Cuba, from which he broadcast to the USA on 'Radio Free Dixie'. He then moved to China where he met Mao Zedong.

    In the less oppressive USA of that era, charges against Williams were later dropped, and the US government chartered a plane to bring him back. His story became a 2004 film.
    https://www.pbs.org/independentlens/negroeswithguns/rob.html
    https://i.ibb.co/FnZYWjP/Negroes-with-Guns-poster.jpg

    “How much of black crime is the result of 50 years of bombardment by the largely-Jewish US movie, TV and music industries, encouraging blacks to associate glamour with crime and violence, from the ‘blaxploitation’ films thru ‘gangsta rap’ etc?”

    I think you’ve summarized it accurately there, what else would you expect when those are the role models for black children.

    And thanks for the interesting information about Rob Williams. I learn a lot from Unz commentators.

  36. @Hannah Katz
    Folks with IQs in the "room temperature" range tend to be more easily bored than those in tripple digits. So shooting others who do not give you proper "respect" or posessions is a given.

    Another factor is the tendency to attend "house parties" with dozens or even hundreds of attendees where tempers flare, knives slice, guns blaze, and COVID-19 is transmitted. Not the smartest use of their spare time. I thought they were studying to become electricians.

    I thought they were studying to become electricians.

    Of course. When not jogging for optimal health.

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