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The Worst Explanation for the “Knockout Game” in the History of Ever

According to Laurie Cumbo, a New York City Council member from Brooklyn’s Crown Heights neighborhood, the “knockout game” is occurring because many African American/Caribbean residents expressed a genuine concern that as the Jewish community continues to grow, they would be pushed out by their Jewish landlords or by Jewish families looking to purchase homes. I relayed these sentiments at the forum not as an insult to the Jewish community, but rather to offer possible insight as to how young African American/Caribbean teens could conceivably commit a “hate crime” against a community that they know very little about. As John Podhoretz…