Whenever I talk about racism, be it online or in real life, someone always brings up “black-on-black crime.” Every. Single. Time. As if talking about racially motivated crimes means you can’t be upset about anything else. That’d be a big nope. Crime is bad, no matter who the criminal is, but this video clip explains precisely why I’m sick of hearing about this issue.
And just in case you’re not convinced that “black-on-black crime” is an imaginary issue … here’s a handy PDF from the FBI on murder by race of victim and race of offender for 2011.