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Why are so many young African American men killing eachother in the U.S. ?

Across the nation, Black men are killing each other at an alarming rates and the problem is only getting worse. Why?

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  • 4 years ago
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    Young urban African-descended men and boys in the US are heavily involved in a tribal subculture that prizes racial conformity and exaggerated machismo over individual achievement and civil behavior. They pass the time and "prove" themselves by engaging in pointless violence. Since their fellow blacks are the least likely to involve the police when victimized by crime, they expend the bulk of their violent impulses on each other, usually in the form of territorial gang warfare.

    Deeply ingrained racism and a perpetual victim mentality spur them to hate other races and reject responsibility for their own actions. This, combined with the PC establishment's reflexive condemnation as "racist" any and all attempts to identify and solve these problems, keeps the cycle going.

    Young first and second generation Hispanic immigrants have similar issues, though to a lesser extent since they aren't as racially and culturally unified as blacks.

  • 4 years ago

    In general there are gangs, drugs and crime because the people who are into these actions are usually uneducated, live in poverty areas and are influenced to such things to prove themselves better such as machismo.

  • martin
    Lv 7
    4 years ago

    Because of the job market still being Recessionary in the USA, young African American men are turning to drug trafficking and other lives of crime instead of finding careers as workers. When the economy improves, there will be fewer gangs and criminals.

  • Tulip
    Lv 7
    4 years ago

    Because they are stupid

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  • Smitty
    Lv 5
    4 years ago

    No education, schools they go to are pure garbage. Uneducated people are more prone to violence and other negative behaviors.

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    Lets see why are all the white men doing all the mass murderers against nice white people, even women and children in the US! Across the nation, White men are killing at an alarming rates and the problem is only getting worse. Why? Well we know guns don't kill people, people with guns kill people.

  • 4 years ago

    pls cite source for "problem only getting worse". it is not clear to me that murder rates in the black community are increasing.

    sociologically speaking, you'd expect to see such an increase when a) consequences for such acts have been reduced, or b) economic resources available to the community have been reduced, or c) some other outside agency has altered conditions in the community.

    Source(s): grampa
  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    ghetto gangster culture that's why.

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    It's natures way of correcting itself.

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    Evolution

    Low IQ

    High testosterone levels

    More violence

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