To educate the public and policymakers about the reality of black homicide victimization, each year the VPC releases Black Homicide Victimization in the United States (follow this link to download the study as a pdf). This annual study examines black homicide victimization at the state level utilizing unpublished Supplementary Homicide Report data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The study ranks the states by their rates of black homicide victimization and offers additional information for the 10 states with the highest black homicide victimization rates.
Black Homicide Victimization in the United States: An Analysis of 2020 Homicide Data
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Appendix One: Additional Information for the 10 States with the Highest Rates of Black Homicide Victimization
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