> Assuming the above figures are correct, If I were to accept Barbara's
> statement, then the jail demographics should reflect the overall
> closely. Clearly, it does not. In fact, it's not even close. Based on
> this information, If I were to posit that "Blacks commit WAY more crimes
> than Whites." Would that be a racist statement? And If so, why?
Because in a racist society, black people are more likely to be arrested,
convicted and executed than white people. Black people make up a
disproportionate number of recruits to the US armed forces, am I to assume
that they are more patriotic than the white population?
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