Statistics on inner-city violence are staggering. Should groups such as “Black Lives Matter” add more emphasis on reducing inner-city violence, rather than protesting and rioting?

Myrtle Beach, SC, Orlando, FL December 2, 2015

Owatonna, MN-In the wake of the recent epidemic of high profile killings of black young men by white police officers, Black Lives Matters has risen to the top of the soapbox as one of the most influential citizen groups to advocate for solving the problem of white on black violence. They organize protests that get the public’s attention in the media, especially when a peaceful protest devolves into a riot. But is Black Lives Matters railing at the wrong injustice? I think so. Continue reading