Tony Austin and his granddaughter Rocky leave a protest for the murder trial of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke outside the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago on October 5, 2018. Photo: Jim Young/ AFP/ Getty Images. Featured Image
The analysis reveals a national crisis. From the report:
According to the FBI SHR data, in 2016 there were 7,756 Black homicide victims in the United States. The homicide rate among Black victims in the United States was 20.44 per 100,000. For that year, the overall national homicide rate was 5.10 per 100,000. For Whites, the national homicide rate was 2.96 per 100,000.