Danger in Brownsville

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  • About Brownsville
  • Leading Crime Rates
  • How Do Crime Rates Affect African-Americans?
  • Can Demographics Influence Crime?
  • Gang Violence
  • Terror In Your Own Backyard
  • How to Counteract Violence
  • Community Organizations Offer Support
  • Brownsville Deadliest Neighborhood In New York
  • Another Inocent Child Killed

How Do Crime Rates Affect African-Americans

African-Americans, who represent 25 percent of New York City’s population, made up 64 percent of the murder victims and 71 percent of the shooting victims in 2012.

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