Sad Truth: More African-Americans Were Killed By Cops In 2014 Than In 9/11

- By Bossip Staff

Study Shows More Blacks Were Killed By Cops In 2014 Than In 9/11 Attack

America needs to come face-to-face with the ugly truth…

Via RawStory

According to the Centers for Disease Control, there were 215 black victims of the 9/11 attacks (136 men, 79 women). The CDC even has data on education — 109 of those victims had college degrees.

Getting information that detailed about people killed by police in 2014 is not so straightforward. Estimates vary on the total number of Americans who died, but they tend to be around 1,000.

FiveThirtyEight.com pointed out that number is probably significantly too low, but it’s difficult to get close to an accurate count because of the way agencies count and report data.

A site called KilledByPolice.net has been attempting to tally the brothas and sistas gunned down by the badges since 2013, it’s nothing nice…

But based on a count of news stories collected at KilledByPolice, there were at least 238 deaths of black Americans by police in 2014, easily more than the number who perished on 9/11.

Let that marinate.

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