According to the FBI Uniform Crime reports. 2010-2014: 2010-2014, 63061 total murders committed in the US. 27335 - 43.35% - were committed by blacks 22923 - 36.35% - were committed by whites. Blacks make up ~12.7% of the population of the US. Why do blacks commit more murders than whites? Why do blacks commit murders WAY out of proportion to their population?