Fatal police shootings of unarmed Black people in US more than three times as high as in whites
from British Medical Journal via Medical Xpress
The rate of fatal police shootings of unarmed Black people in the U.S. is more than three times as high as it is among white people, finds research published online in the
Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health.
And the total numbers of Black, Indigenous and People of Colour killed in police shootings hasn't budged over the past five years, prompting the researchers to describe the figures as a "public health emergency."
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