In Chicago last year, 2948 people were shot; 561 were killed; almost all of the shooters and almost all of the victims were black. And the national news media yawned. This wasn’t their kind of story. Black on black crime is not something that interests them. And it’s not only because in too many big American cities, it’s all too commonplace, amounting to a dog bites man story. No, there’s more to it than that.