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Old 10-03-2018, 02:40 PM
Damuri Ajashi is offline
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Originally Posted by iiandyiiii View Post
Here's the ProPublica report:

It makes its conclusions based on analyzing over 1200 shootings over a 3 year period. So I'm not sure what you're talking about. It analyzed the limited federal data available for police shootings.
It doesn't make the claim that black 15-19 year old boys are 21 times more likely to be shot that 15-19 year old white boys based on 1200 shootings of 15-19 year old boys. It is using a data set of 1200 shootings but that includes ALL shootings for which they have data. They are reaching this statistical conclusion based on a few dozen shootings.