murder rate

Discounting the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn in 2020 proves that Fox and the Manhattan Institute are not interested in a genuine conversation on the issues. 

It’s no secret there are racial disparities when it comes to unemployment in America. The Black unemployment rate has consistently been double the amount for Whites. A new study released by the Board of Labor statistics revealed that the gap is still prevalent regardless of education status. The jobless rate for Blacks with a college degree had […]

Cities that have been saddled with high murder rates in the past are still witnessing a spike in those numbers this year

Chicago is a violent city but it’s not the murder capitol of the country. That’s according to a recent study by the Pew Research Center. A recent surge of killings in Chicago has drawn national attention to gun violence in the nation’s third-largest city. We’ve covered the situation in Chicago extensively here at NewsOne. Many consider Chicago to be […]

Though crime in Chicago, Illinois has decreased overall in 2012, the murder rate has increased by a shocking 50 percent, reports the Chicago Tribune. Police Chief Garry McCarthy told the Tribune that there have been 40 murders this month in the Windy City, up from 26 in January of 2011. According to police records, the […]