After Las Vegas, these two headlines sum up just how depressing America's race problem is

Over 50 people are believed to have been killed and over 500 injured in an attack on a concert on the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday night.

A 64-year-old white man called Stephen Paddock was identified by police as the gunman behind the attack.

Prior to this, Donald Trump's supporters and the right wing media had been speculating that the attack was one of Islamist terror.

Isis has since claimed responsibility for the attack, despite the FBI saying that they have yet to find any connection between Paddock and the terror group.

Interestingly, Isis soldiers are even querying the claim.

Meanwhile, more details are emerging of Paddock's terrifying inventory of weapons.

Despite the evidence that Paddock had seemingly planned the attack, many media outlets are taking a somewhat softer approach in their reporting style towards him.

His treatment in the press has been compared to headlines about black people shot by police - in particular 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was holding a pellet gun when he was shot and killed in Cleveland, Ohio in 2014.

People on Twitter are also complaining that the media is humanising Paddock by reporting stories that quote family members describing him as "regular" or "normal":

HT Jordan Uhl

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