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African-Americans made up 53% of known homicide offenders in the U.S. and committed about 55% of robberies in 2018, though they are 13% of the population in the United States.

The African-American population in the U.S is at 13.4% while over 50% of homicides and robberies in the U.S were committed by African-Americans.

The African-American population in the U.S is at 13.4% while over 50% of homicides and robberies in the U.S were committed by African-Americans.Out of the 11,970 murders and nonnegligent manslaughter committed in the U.S. in 2018, around 6,380 of them were committed by African-Americans. This constitutes 53.29% of the total crimes under murder and nonnegligent manslaughters for one year.

Similarly, out of the 88,130 robberies committed in the same year, 47.750 were committed by African-Americans which is around 54% of the total robberies (excluding larceny-theft and motor vehicle theft) in the United States for the year 2018.

African-Americans make up to 13.4 % of the total population of the United States making them the second-largest minority population in the country after the Hispanic or Latino population who are at 18.3% of the population of the U.S.

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