A number of researchers have recently challenged the long-held notion among criminologists that rape, along with most other violent crimes, is an intraracial crime. Moreover these same data fail to support the contention that rapes involving black offenders and white victims have been increasing. According to National Crime Survey estimates, the proportion of black offenders that victimize whites has been declining. This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution.
Interracial rape: Examining the increasing frequency argument
Interracial rape: Examining the increasing frequency argument | SpringerLink
The idea that black people are wantonly attacking white people in some sort of quiet race war is an untruthful and damaging narrative with a very long history in America. On a Wednesday night in June , a year-old white man walked into a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, and gunned down nine black parishioners taking part in a weekly Bible study group. Dylann Storm Roof sat quietly with the group for about an hour before taking out his Glock pistol and firing 70 rounds, stopping five times to reload. The narrative that black men are inherently violent and prone to rape white women, as Roof said during his rampage, has been prevalent for centuries.
Try out PMC Labs and tell us what you think. Learn More. Official record studies consistently show that Blacks exhibit higher levels of involvement in criminal offending than Whites do. Although self-report studies suggest somewhat lower levels of Black overrepresentation in criminal offending activity especially with less serious forms of crime , there appears to be considerable evidence that Blacks are disproportionately involved in serious crime.
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