Black Serial/Spree Killers

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  1. PHillisFan

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    Samuel Little most prolific serial killer in US history, FBI says

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    https://www.foxnews.com/us/fbi-deems-samuel-little-most-prolific-serial-killer-in-us-history-verifies-50-murder-confessions

    “For many years, Samuel Little believed he would not be caught because he thought no one was accounting for his victims,” ViCAP Crime Analyst Christie Palazzolo said in the release. “Even though he is already in prison, the FBI believes it is important to seek justice for each victim—to close every case possible.”

    Little’s death toll surpasses that of Ted Bundy, who confessed to 30 homicides from about 1974 to 1978, and that of John Wayne Gacy, who killed at least 33 boys and young men in the 1970s.


     
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    Coral Eugene Watts is another negro serial whom police have no idea how many women he killed. When asked how many he had killed he said "more than the number of fingers and toes in the room." They were 8 police officers in the room at the time. He died from cancer.
     
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    Season 2 of the Netflix show Mindhunters focuses on the Atlanta serial murderer Wayne Bertram Williams. The show was pretty good and talked about the racial political angle as Atlanta had its first black mayor and the black citizens all believed it was The Klan killing these boys. The protagonist FBI agent believes, from his research on serial killers, that the man they will be looking for is black since most spree killers chose victims within their racial group. He catches flack from many characters for this profile but he’s proven right in the end.

    If Williams did commit all 27 murders, he’d be amongst the most prolific in US history, yet he’s unknown to 99% of the populace.
     
  5. Don Wassall

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    Maybe 99% of those under a certain age, but in 1981 it was a huge national story for months on end, a regular feature on the national news shows. And once Williams was caught and it turned out he was black and not a Klansman then he was indeed quickly deposited in the media's memory hole. And undoubtedly a large number of people of older people have also completely forgotten about him, but not 99%.

    The notion that the Klan was doing this in heavily black Atlanta circa 1979-1981 was almost as ludicrous a claim as it would be now. Just shows again how easily most people can be manipulated by narratives no matter how irrational, in this case blacks.
     
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    Atlanta's black population talked themselves into believing the Klan was going into black neighborhoods killing young black males without being seen. The national media HOPED the killer(s) would be white. When Williams was arrested the media lost interest for the most part.

    Yes, it was the biggest story in America at its height.
     
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    My apologies gentlemen.

    I guess for anyone born after 1981 or too young to remember or care, he’s a total unknown. Berkowitz, Bundy, Gacy, Dahmer and even Manson, who never technically killed anyone, all perpetrated their murders around the same time or earlier. All are known, at least as serial killers by name, to the average Gen Xer or millennial. Williams should be a household name to everyone of all ages, but I’m just preaching to the choir......
     
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    I recall the story and huge news it was. I know Time had a cover and a big feature story and the arrest of the Williams, but once that happened unlike say Bundy the trial was local not national.
     
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    Wasn't their also speculation that a Gacy type doing this ie a gay pedophile who was probably White. My memory is hazy because it was close to 40 years ago, but it was shortly after Gacy and the theory was the victims were duped into obediently following the killer.
     
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    That may have been floated but what mattered was the killer(s) was white. They were wholly fixated in that direction, didn't matter who as long as they were white.

    When Williams was arrested the MSM lost interest. And the case itself was largely forgotten after being the top story in the country for months.
     

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