White Girl Bleed a Lot

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White Girl Bleed a Lot
Author Colin Flaherty
Country United States
Language English
Genre Non-fiction
Published 2012
Publisher WND Books
Media type Print, e-book
Pages 380

White Girl Bleed a Lot: The Return of Racial Violence to America and How the Media Ignore It is a 2012 non-fiction book by Colin Flaherty.[1] It deals with race and crime in the United States, particularly the knockout game,[2] violent flash mobs, and black-on-white crime.[3] It is published by WND Books.[4]


Thomas Sowell praised the book, stating that Flaherty had done better research than Sowell had for his own Intellectuals and Society on the issue of black-on-white crime, and felt that the book and its message were being ignored or silenced.[5] Radio show host Larry Elder wrote that according to Flaherty's book "the knockout game has gone national."[1] John Derbyshire at VDARE described Flaherty as "an old-style just-the-facts reporter with no ideological axe to grind" and praised his work.[6]

Alex Pareene in Salon opined that the figures presented by Flaherty were inflated and the reporting misleading, after checking the sources cited.[7] Cathy Young in Newsday brought up the book when discussing the knockout game, and mentioned how she felt Flaherty, while in error in a particular case, brings forth a "narrative [that] raises a painful question" about the media's failure to report incidents accurately when perpetrators are black. That failure, she cautions, undermines the media's credibility and actually risks encouraging racist paranoia.[8]

In the Los Angeles Times, Robin Abcarian also wrote that Flaherty's numbers were out of proportion, feeling that Flaherty, amongst other conservative media personalities, was only trying to incite anxiety.[2] Leah Nelson, writing for the Southern Poverty Law Center's Hatewatch blog, noted Flaherty's column at WorldNetDaily and labeled him a "white nationalist propagandist."[9]

In The Huffington Post, Terry Kreppel of Media Matters for America, claimed that Flaherty, in his postings on WND, had misrepresented information, including using a photo of a group of Aboriginal Australians to represent an attack that occurred in Raleigh, North Carolina, and called his postings and book race baiting.[10] Christ and Pop Culture writer Alan Noble, while criticizing American news media's focus on the knockout game, brought up Flaherty and his book and said his writing (on WND) was "absurd", called the project "one big stacked evidence fallacy", and described the act as a racist conspiracy.[11]

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