O'Reilly: "Black Lives Matter Is Killing Americans"
Bill O'Reilly: "There Is A Violent Sub-Culture In The African-American Community That Should Be Exposed And Confronted"
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From the May 25 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor:
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BILL O’REILLY (HOST): Hi, I'm Bill O'Reilly. Thanks for watching us tonight. How Black Lives Matter is killing Americans. That is the subject of this evening's Talking Points Memo. First, the stats, and they are stunning. Since the Ferguson chaos, murders in the USA's 50 largest cities are up close to 17 percent. And much higher in cities with large black populations. In Chicago, for example, this year alone, shootings up around 80 percent. Why? Because the Chicago police have stopped stopping suspicious people. So-called pedestrian stops are down 90 percent in the Windy City. When you fail to police people proactively, people commit more crimes. The media will not spotlight that much of the violent crime in America is being committed right now by young black men. In fact, black males between the ages of 14 and 17 commit homicide at a rate 10 times higher than white and Hispanic male teenagers combined. And blacks of all ages commit homicide at a rate eight times higher than whites and Hispanics combined. Conclusion? There is a violent sub-culture in the African-American community that should be exposed and confronted. Enter the Black Lives Matter crew which roams around the country promoting a false narrative that police officers are actively hunting down and killing blacks. Here's the truth. Police shot whites at a rate of 50 percent in 2015. Police shot blacks at a rate of 26 percent.