Murder In America By Karen Sternheimer Summary

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The article by Karen Sternheimer provides some insight into the stats of murder in America. In doing so, the article also highlights some issues with the media today. We learn that the media turned a statistic in way to help themselves instead of properly providing the real statistic. What the media provided was based on a small number of people, but when looked at from a larger pool of people, it can be seen the opposite had occurred (the murder rate had decreased). We also learn that most murder victims are male, specifically, African American males. African American males has a six times greater chance than the general population and eight times greater chance than white males in becoming a murder victim.
Chapter 18 focuses on crime and
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