I am white and I want to put forth my problem with African Americans. It is real simple they make up 12.9% of the population Comparisons between whites and African-Americans[/url] Comparisons between whites and African-Americans[/url]) according to this website. Based on current rates of first incarceration, an estimated 28% of black males will enter State or Federal prison during their lifetime, compared to 16% of Hispanic males and 4.4% of white males Sixty-five percent of state prison inmates belonged to racial or ethnic minorities in 1991, up from 60% in 1986. At current levels of incarceration newborn black males in this country have a greater than a 1 in 4 chance of going to prison during their lifetimes, while Hispanic males have a 1 in 6 chance, and white males have a 1 in 23 chance of serving time. NCJ 160092 The number of drug trafficking convictions in State courts more than doubled between 1986 and1990. Of persons convicted of drug trafficking in State courts in 1990--85% were male 42% were white, 57% black, and 1% of other races Minorities commit too much crime in our country. What will we do about this. Are the minorities criminal in nature or can we educate them and put them on the right path? Minorities , specifically african american males are to blame for our crime problem in the US.