The Color of Crime 2016 Edition

Blacks are 27 times more likely to attack whites than vice versa, six times more likely than a nonblack to commit murder, and are 12 times more likely to murder someone of another race than to be murdered by someone of another race.

These—and other—findings are contained in the latest update to The Color of Crime report issued by the New Century Foundation and American Renaissance.


The Color of Crime is a report on differences in crime rates by race, bias in the justice system, and interracial crime, first published as a monograph in 1999, and which has now been updated and expanded to a 2016 edition. It can be read in full here on the American Renaissance website, and can also be downloaded as a PDF file.

The report’s major findings are as follows:

* The evidence suggests that if there is police racial bias in arrests it is negligible. Victim and witness surveys show that police arrest violent criminals in close proportion to the rates at which criminals of different races commit violent crimes.

* There are dramatic race differences in crime rates. Asians have the lowest rates, followed by whites, and then Hispanics. Blacks have notably high crime rates. This pattern holds true for virtually all crime categories and for virtually all age groups.

* In 2013, a black was six times more likely than a non-black to commit murder, and 12 times more likely to murder someone of another race than to be murdered by someone of another race.

* In 2013, of the approximately 660,000 crimes of interracial violence that involved blacks and whites, blacks were the perpetrators 85 percent of the time. This meant a black person was 27 times more likely to attack a white person than vice versa. A Hispanic was eight times more likely to attack a white person than vice versa.

* In 2014 in New York City, a black was 31 times more likely than a white to be arrested for murder, and a Hispanic was 12.4 times more likely. For the crime of “shooting” — defined as firing a bullet that hits someone — a black was 98.4 times more likely than a white to be arrested, and a Hispanic was 23.6 times more likely.


* If New York City were all white, the murder rate would drop by 91 percent, the robbery rate by 81 percent, and the shootings rate by 97 percent.

* In an all-white Chicago, murder would decline 90 percent, rape by 81 percent, and robbery by 90 percent.

* In 2015, a black person was 2.45 times more likely than a white person to be shot and killed by the police. A Hispanic person was 1.21 times more likely. These figures are well within what would be expected given race differences in crime rates and likelihood to resist arrest.

* In 2015, police killings of blacks accounted for approximately 4 percent of homicides of blacks. Police killings of unarmed blacks accounted for approximately 0.6 percent of homicides of blacks. The overwhelming majority of black homicide victims (93 percent from 1980 to 2008) were killed by blacks.

* Both violent and non-violent crime has been declining in the United States since a high in 1993. 2015 saw a disturbing rise in murder in major American cities that some observers associated with “depolicing” in response to intense media and public scrutiny of police activity.

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  1. The author is credited as Edwin S. Rubenstein. Ironically, the frantic media lying on the subject is, of course, carried out by the same tribe. It’s amusing to see an attempt to straighten out facts which they’ve bent.

  2. Wow! Man`s knowledge is slowly but surely inching forward.
    Everything we`ve understood over the years turned on its head just like that.
    Absolutely mindblowing !
    Our politicians and law authorities must be as stunned as we are.

  3. Are Blacks and Hispanics genetically predisposed to commit murder and other crimes ? That’s what the statistics say.

  4. I have read the expanded version. This is really great writing. It shows some crucial statistics of crime in our society. Really useful post to learn.

    1. Serf, worldwide in country’s where blacks are a significant population, like in Africa, Caribbean, and South America, and thus are probably uncircumcised, still have the high homicide rates

      Also most wars in history were not based on religion, they amount to about 7% of all wars, see: Philip and Axelrod’s “Encyclopedia of Wars”, of 1,763 wars that have been waged over history, the authors categorize 123 as being religious in nature, or 6.98% of all wars.

    2. I agree that all forms of genital mutilation should be banned but any link to aggression and violence is stretching it.
      This is yet another dollop of liberal waffle designed to excuse criminality. In the leftie `Aw bless` fantasy world nobody must ever be held accountable for any of their actions no matter how heinous.
      It`s always got to be something or somebody else`s fault.

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