Originally created 02/14/98

Charges blacks commit more crimes 021498 - The Augusta Chronicle



Jihad Bess (letter, Feb. 10) says, "the criminal justice system is not the same for blacks."

Well, the main reason there are more blacks jailed and executed is because blacks perpetrate more crimes than whites.

Blacks make up 14 percent of the total U.S. population, and they commit over 50 percent of the crime in the United States.

If big-mouth blacks like Mr. Bess and Jesse Jackson would try policing their own race and try to reduce their own problems, and quit trying to blame everything on the white race, this country would be better off (and so would the blacks in this country). ...

Charlie Connell, North Augusta