#ChapelHillShooting & Numbers Vs. Reality

By all accounts, three particularly incredible human beings were murdered by a lone gunman about 36 hours ago in Chapel Hill. The victims were Muslim and the murderer was white.

In reflecting on this senseless killing, the oft-repeated statistic that 87% of mass shooters are white men between the age of 13 and 56 came to mind, as did the fact that America admittedly spends a disproportionate amount of resources spying on Muslim communities to prevent “violent extremism.” [Read the full Article on Keegan.NYC]