“Lord please stop blacks from killing blacks”

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“Lord please stop blacks from killing blacks”

 

Birmingham pastor’s public prayer: ‘Lord, please stop blacks from killing blacks’

“‘Our young black men are dying,’ [Rev.] Jordan said. ‘I think it gets too much attention when a white policeman kills a black male, but it gets no attention when it’s black on black murders.’…

“So far in 2016, in the city of Birmingham alone, there have been 36 homicides. Four of those have been ruled justifiable, and therefore are not deemed criminal. Of the 32 criminal slayings, 15 are confirmed black on black crime, according to police. Seventeen more victims were black, but authorities have not yet identified the killer or killers. There have been 24 black males killed, and eight black females.

“Birmingham ended 2015 with 92 homicides. Two of these were ruled accidental, and 10 more ruled justifiable. Of the criminal homicides, 42 were confirmed black on black crime. An additional 26 victims were also black, but authorities have not yet identified the killer or killers. Sixty two of those victims were black males, and nine were black females.

“‘We have a lot of issues as black pastors within the black community and one of them is black on black crime, male rage, and a lot of it has to do with our young black males,’ Jordan said. ‘The gangster rap hip-hop movement poisoned their minds with ‘get quick money…”’ Read more: Birmingham pastor’s public prayer: ‘Lord, please stop blacks from killing blacks’ http://s.al.com/6J6pLfB

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