St. Louis Grapples — and Fails To Grapple — With the Matter of Murdered Black Women – The Intercept.

Seems like fails to grapple is the key here.

Article includes statistics showing Missouri’s over twice the national average for blacks being murdered, the rate for black women is even higher.

Despite the data, murdered black women receive, at best, hit-and-run coverage. Local news outlets will report such stories, but rarely is there follow-up; and, as many families will argue, the same is true with regard to law enforcement.


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