July 15, 2015 9:00 pm -

No doubt you’ve heard of and seen Nate Silver. He’s the genius of statistical data who correctly predicted the last two Presidential elections and was even exactly right when he projected how 49 of the 50 states would vote in 2008. The guy is simply amazing.


Now Silver is speaking out on how much more likely black Americans are to be killed by violent means than whites.

Silver, the editor in chief of FiveThirtyEight, recently told Katie Halper, on her radio show:

If you’re a white person your chance of being murdered every year is 2.5 out of 10,000…If you’re a black person it’s 19.4, so almost eight times higher….READ MORE at


D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.