By the Numbers: Black Women Killed at Alarming Rate by Partners

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  • Marissa Alexander
  • Killed By Her Father
  • Are Guns the Solution or Problem?
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  • An Overshadowed Crisis
  • When Men Murder Women
  • Startling Statistics
  • Disproportionate Rates
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The vast majority of homicides of Black females murdered by males were unrelated to any other felony crime. Most often, Black females were killed with a firearm during an argument.

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