Responding to communal violence was never the reason BLM or similar grassroots activist groups were started (though some local orgs do, too).The founder is too busy at her four homes across the country.
Jackson currently has 47 murders. Young black males males raised by black females are the culprits.DC is on fire also. We have 55 murders. Albeit with 3 times the population of Jackson
Many of the dead were between the ages of 20 to 30. Of the 48 homicides, 42 victims were men. Four victims were 18 years old or younger, with the youngest victim being 14.What is really going on in Jackson? That city is too small population wise to be creating big city headlines. I gather a lot of it is resource related because of neglect from the state, an eroding tax base, brain drain and failure of moral leadership. I guess my real question is how hard is the business, political, religious, education and community leadership working to solve the problems of Jacksoinians?
Last year, Jackson had 128 murders, a rate higher than Memphis and New Orleans. Nationwide or not, Jackson is too small (population) to have the number of homicides it has. Blacks as a whole are too combative and confrontational. Thoughts, prayers and "putting it in God's hands" isn't going to decrease the murder rate in Jackson. Blacks must learn to respect one another.This issue is nationwide, whats going in in black cities across america, this isnt unique to Jackson.
You wanted a majority black Jackson, now you got it. I know I will catch flack for saying this, but can not turn a blind eye.