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Once again, Tennessee One of the Worst States for Black Homicide Victimization

Black Homicide Victimization is an annual report prepared by the Violence Policy Center representing an analysis of the unpublished Supplementary Homicide Report (SHR) data for black homicide victimization submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).  Tennessee is yet again one of the worst states in the entire country for black homicide victimization. In Tennessee, the most recent Violence Policy

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Tennessee: 8th in the US for African American Homicide

Today the Violence Policy Center released its annual Black Homicide Victimization report that examines the problem of black homicide victimization at the state level. According to the report, Tennessee is ranked 8th in the nation for African American homicides.  Tennessee’s rate of black homicide was 28.41 per 100,000, significantly higher than the US rate of 20.44. For homicides in which the

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