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Every seven hours, a Black boy or teenager dies by gun homicide in the United States

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. WONDER Online Database, Underlying Cause of Death. A yearly average was developed using four years of the most recent available data: 2018 to 2021. Males ages 0 to 19. Black defined as non-Latinx origin. Homicide includes shootings by police.

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