In 2016 Oregon, Blacks Represent 1.9% of the Population of the State and 35 Percent of Homicide Suspects | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


In 2016 Oregon, Blacks Represent 1.9% of the Population of the State and 35 Percent of Homicide Suspects

The 2016 Oregon Uniform Crime Report provides an interesting look at violent crime in the 85 percent white state. 

There were 56 arrests for homicide in the state in 2016, with the race known for every suspect save in four cases. So in 52 arrests for homicide where police identified race, blacks represented 18 of those suspects arrested.
Though they represent just 1.9 percent of the state population, in 2016 Oregon, blacks were 35 percent of homicide suspects…

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