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  • Confronted by Black Lives Matter, Hillary Clinton recants remarks on discredited ‘superpredator’ theory of crime

    Buzzfeed - 02/26/2016

    “I will say plenty of criminologists were skeptical of John Dilulio and myself, even then,” criminologist James Alan Fox of Northeastern University in Boston, who had also projected a stark increase in youth homicides in the era, told BuzzFeed News. When crime rates dropped precipitously in the late 1990s, the entire field dropped the idea, he added.

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