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WSJ: Talking about black rape rates is "inflammatory and invidious(sic)"

From Wall Street Journal…

One segment of the film is inflammatory and invidious. After asking his interview subjects about race and crime, Bodeker cites federal statistics showing that the number of reported rapes involving a black perpetrator and a white victim is vastly higher than the number involving a white perpetrator and a black victim. He then says, “If selecting people for discrimination based on their skin color is racism, and it’s a bad thing . . . isn’t selecting people for rape because of their skin color also a bad thing? In fact, isn’t it a much worse thing?”

Bodeker’s assumption of a racial motive has no basis in the data, as the SPLC’s Sonia Scherr notes in her Oct. 8 post:

It’s unclear how many, if any, of the black-on-white rapes were hate crimes–that is, motivated at least in part by racial bias. An offense isn’t a hate crime simply because the victim and perpetrator are of different races.

Groups like the SPLC scour news sources for extremely rare cases of white on black violent crimes. When they find one, they immediate attribute a racial motive and howl that the crime is proof of “racism.” Meanwhile black people commit hundreds of violent crimes against white people every single day. The SPLC and the Wall Street Journal have the audacity to say that there is no racial motive in these hundreds of crime taking place daily.

For starters, all violent rapes are motivated by hatred. For the SPLC and the WSJ to say otherwise is insulting to women and extremely insulting to the tens of thousands of rape victims each year. Secondly, the evidence very strongly suggests that black men deliberately target white women for rape based on their skin color.

Lets look at the facts. The following is from Jared Taylor’s “Paved With Good Intentions.” Keep in mind that this was published in 1992, prior to the deliberate flooding of the US with millions of Mexicans. Some crime dynamics have changed somewhat because of the extreme growth in the Mestizo population since that time.

Rape & Race. Since the Civil Rights movement the number of black rapes has soared, and the percentage of blacks targeting white victims has soared.

When whites do violence — rape, murder, assault — how often do they choose black victims? Shouldn’t a nation of bigots target blacks most of the time? At least half of the time? Of course, it does not. When whites commit violence, they to it to blacks 2.4 percent of the time. Blacks, on the other hand, choose white victims more than half the time. [317]

In those cases in which the race of the killer is known, blacks kill twice as many whites as whites kill blacks. Black-on-white robberies and gang assaults are twenty-one times more common than white on black. In the case of gang robbery, blacks victimize whites fifty-two times more often than whites do blacks. [318]

The contrasts are even more stark in the case of interracial rape. Studies from the late 1950s showed that the vast majority of rapes were same-race offenses. Research in Philadelphia carried out in 1958 and 1960 indicated that of all rapes, only 3.2 percent were black-on-white assaults and 3.6 percent were white-on-black. Since that time, the proportion of black-on-white rapes has soared. In a 1974 study in Denver, 40 percent of all rapes were of whites by blacks, and not one case of white-on-black rape was found. In general, through the 1970s, black-on-white rape was at least ten times more common that white-on-black rape. [319]

Because interracial rape is now overwhelmingly black on white, it has become difficult to do research on it or to find relevant statistics. The FBI keeps very detailed national records on crime, but the way it presents rape data obscures the racial element rather than clarifies it. Dr. William Wilbanks, a criminologist at Florida International University, had to sift carefully through the data to find that in 1988 there were 9,406 cases of black-on-white rape and fewer than ten cases of white-on-black rape. [320] Another researcher concludes that in 1989, blacks were three or four times more likely to commit rape than whites, and that black men raped white women thirty times as often as white men raped black women. [321]

Interracial crime figures are even worse than they sound. Since there are more than six times as many whites as blacks in America, it means that any given black person is vastly more likely to commit a crime against a white than vice versa.

317. “What Should Be Done,” US News & World Report (August 22, 1989), p. 54. See also Department of Justice, Criminal Victimization in the United States, 1987 (Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1989), p.7.

318. Department of Justice, Criminal Victimization in the United States, 1987.

319. Gary D. LaFree, “Male Power and Female Victimization: Toward a Theory of Interracial Rape,” American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 88, No. 2 (September 1982).

320. William Wilbanks, “Frequency and Nature of Interracial Crimes,” submitted for publication to the Justice Professional (November 7, 1990). Data derived from Department of Justice, Criminal Victimization in the United States, 1987, p. 53.

321. Andrew Hacker, Two Nations, pp. 183, 185.

Since the publication of Paved With Good Intentions, the black rape rate continued to soar during the rest of the 1990s.

In 2000, due largely to demographic trends (An aging population and fewer children resulted in a smaller percentage of the US population at an age where they are most likely to commit crime.), the numbers of rapes started falling dramatically. Yet despite this, the percentage and number of white victims of non-white rapists has continued to increase!

In the late 1990’s the number of white women raped by blacks each year averaged about 19,000.

According the Department of Justice, in 2005, 37,460 white women were raped by blacks. Other non-whites accounted for 21,852 rapes. About 57% of all white female victims of rape in 2005 were raped by a non-white. The number of black women and other women raped by white men that year is statistically zero in both category. That means there were “10 or fewer cases” reported.


More white women are raped by blacks each year than the number of Kuwaiti women raped by Iraqi soldiers during the seven month occupation.