• Cyrus Draegur@lemm.ee
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    21 days ago

    Some demographics are definitely more criminal, such as: the ultra-wealthy. ESPECIALLY them. Despite making up less than 14% of the planet’s population, they are responsible for over 50% of all pollution!

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    21 days ago

    Get convicted or arrested for crimes more*************

    Its impossible to measure crimes committed.

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          21 days ago

          While we’re at it, here’s another excerpt from the video I linked that’s even more relevant to the thread at large:

          If you were to ask a white northerner to describe a black person in the 1850s, before the Civil War, they would’ve used words like “loyal,” “dutiful”, “reliable,” “hardworking,” and “trustworthy.” While still servile in nature, I hope we can agree that these are mostly positive traits. By the 1890s, when convict leasing and debt peonage were widely practiced, they were “a threat,” “uncivilized,” “demonic,” “a lascivious beast roaming the country.”

          This is it! If you learn nothing else from this video, I want this to be it: Southern whites used laws like vagrancy, trespassing, and false pretense to convince northern whites that black people were incapable of living in civilized society. This is where the myth of black criminality comes from – this is decades before the War on Drugs.

          If that doesn’t piss you off, I want you to take out your phone, turn on the camera, flip it to selfie mode, and then ask yourself why that is! My guess is that it’s because none of the history I’ve talked about so far would have ever applied to you.

        • chuckleslord@lemmy.world
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          Even easier, while the institution of slavery was dissolved, it wasn’t made illegal to own slaves (still isn’t, btw) so you just kept your slaves and if someone asks, you just tell them they’re slaves. You then are asked to let them go, if even that.

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    20 days ago

    Some groups do more crimes? Oh you mean straight men? What do you mean that’s not the same thing?

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    20 days ago

    A higher criminal statistics lead to more policing
    More policing lead to more detected crimes that show up in statistics

    It’s all engineered