New Orleans Searches For The Truth: Race Does Make a Difference

Ben Casselman of FiveThirtyEight –

Cities have made great strides in reducing murders of young men. The next step will be much harder.

Nationally, the murder rate among young men has fallen much more slowly than violent crime overall. The figures in New Orleans are even starker: Race makes a difference. Nearly 80 percent of murder victims in New Orleans in 2015 were black men, most of them younger than 35.


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Ken Feltman is past-president of the International Association of Political Consultants and the American League of Lobbyists. He is retired chairman of Radnor Inc., an international political consulting and government relations firm in Washington, D.C. Known as a coalition builder, he has participated in election campaigns and legislative efforts in the United States and several other countries.
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