July 18, 2013
Fifty Years of Murder in America, Mapped

The darker the color of the state, the more murders (or manslaughters) in that year. (It’s a hard count, not relative to population.) The most murders in a state in a month — 4,096 in California in 1993 — is black. Everything else in every year is on a sliding scale of gray.

Fifty Years of Murder in America, Mapped

The darker the color of the state, the more murders (or manslaughters) in that year. (It’s a hard count, not relative to population.) The most murders in a state in a month — 4,096 in California in 1993 — is black. Everything else in every year is on a sliding scale of gray.

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    A very serious graphic, and one that tells a story in just a few seconds. Interesting information here.
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  21. krisfromdirtynorthjerz said: The darker the state the more murder and manslaughter charges? That’s so racist, Atlantic.
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