By Derrick Hollenbeck, staff writer
Every nightly newscast in South Florida, and probably a lot of other television markets around the country, includes what could fittingly be called the “Minority Crimes Report (MCR).” The MCR tells us how many people were shot, killed or maimed in the area’s minority neighborhoods the night before. The cumulative effect of these shootings produces the equivalent of a Sandy Hook massacre every few days, but that doesn’t fit the media’s narrative so that fact is never mentioned. Any objective review of the number of gunshot murders in America tells us they aren’t happening in Hasidic neighborhoods; or Scandinavian enclaves. The “hoods” where Blacks and Hispanics live are the killing zones of America.
When the MCRs aren’t describing the carnage and blood running in the streets of these neighborhoods they tell us heartbreaking stories about young lives cut short, local ministers leading “Marches Against Violence” and gun buy backs that serve … Continue Reading:Murders in “the hood” are the elephants in the room no one wants to face honestly