"Not that most of us black people didn't know already that when crime and chaos happen in black communities, black people of conscience take to the streets to lead and intervene.
This is, of course, counter to the white supremacist narrative which would have the world believe that we are only angry and only seek solutions when black people are killed by white people. .
So they invent phenomena like "black-on-black crime" in an attempt to make black criminality seem so exceptional that it has to be specially named.
SON OF BALDWIN