If I were to attribute the trend to anything, it would be to poverty. Still, In real life, I judge people by their character, not what group they belong to.btw, I noticed that no one has pointed out that one reason blacks may be disproportionately represented in the statistics could be that it is blacks perpetrating more crime. Not because blacks are any different than whites. That's a silly
Some of the most common denominators, are those raised in a fatherless home, are much more likely to become criminals. Becoming married before children, having that family structure, leads to more success and better morals.