Data (via Graphiq) above titled “St. Anthony police arrest a disproportionate amount of blacks”
“Arrest rate per 100,000 population of a given race” in the graph above (Source BJS) shows that arrest by race has stayed lowest for Asians and Pacific Islanders from 1980 through 2012 but has seen a slow decline for African Americans and American Indians / Alaskan Natives. African Americans and American Indians / Alaskan Natives have the highest rates of arrest.
St. Anthony, Minnesota Arrest Rates
In 2012, according to the Arrest Rate by Race (via Graphiq), St. Anthony arrested 7,920.06 African Americans, 4,029.19 American Indians and Alaskan Natives, 3,392.33 Whites, and 1,001.51 Asians and Pacific Islanders.
According to Pew Research Center report on June 27, 2016, in dealing with police 84% of Blacks and 50% of Whites say “Blacks are treated less fairly than Whites.”
According to Pew Research Center 61% think “race relations are generally bad,” and 51% think “Obama has made progress on race relations.”
Black Lives Matter vs All Lives Matter
John Phillips was featured in the movie “Three and a Half Minutes” which won an award at Sundance. He opens up on his insight on race relations in America from OJ Simpson to Trayvon Martin to Jordan Davis. He discusses the controversy over Black Lives Matter vs All Lives Matter. And John Phillips talks about the bullet proof sports coat he now owns because of his profession as a civil rights attorney. Dedicated to the advancement of civil rights and protecting the innocent, he expresses the profound effect meeting the family of Jordan Davis has had on his life. READ “Everything was White” HERE
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