A warped reflection

There was another warped reflection on the Trevon Martin tragedy in the Aug. 13 paper. Does it really “mirror hundreds of similar incidents throughout the course of American history?”

Americans, black and white, must understand that young black men are disproportionately involved in violent crimes. While blacks represent 12 percent of the population, they make up 55 percent of its homicide victims, the vast majority of those perpetrated by other blacks.