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.
Jackson closes out 2020 with the most homicides in city history, and a higher rate of killings than New Orleans, MemphisA spike in killings over the last six months made 2020 the deadliest year ever for the Capital City with 128 homicides, according to a 3 On Your Side analysis of data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Murder Accountability Project and the Jackson Police Department.www.wlbt.com
Not gonna lie...Jackson is struggling. But, posting criticisms about Jackson on some forum isn't going fix anything. Maybe...turn your words into actions.