Black pro-gun groups from across the US plan to descend on ‘Black Wall Street’ and march in a peaceful protest

Black pro-gun groups from across the US plan to descend on 'Black Wall Street' and march in a peaceful protest

Win McNamee/Getty Images A mural commemorating the 1921 Tulsa race massacre painted on the side of Mad Dog Liquors June 18, 2020 in Tulsa, Oklahoma Hundreds of Black gun owners are expected to protest in Tulsa, Oklahoma this weekend, VICE News reported. Their goal to educate the Black community about gun rights and th Tulsa Race Massacre. The demonstration comes amid the 100th anniversary of the massacre where hundreds of Black people were killed by a white mob. Black gun owners plan to march in Oklahoma Saturday to advocate for gun ownership and in honor of the Tulsa Race Massacre. As VICE News reported, hundreds of members from Huey P. Newton Gun Club, Anubis Arms Gun Club, and the Panther Special Operations Command as well other organizations from across the country are expected to participate in the protest. "Our hope is to try to galvanize a community, educate around the position of Second Amendment rights, and hopefully be a vehicle to more or less unify the African American community," co-founder of the Newton Gun Club in Dallas, Texas, Yafeuh Balogun, said to VICE News. Balogun told VICE News that the protest in Oklahoma will be one the biggest events of Black pro-gun rights advocates in years. "We want to be part of history. We want the generations, the younger kids to understand the timeframe and the importance of recognizing the people that came before them and the sacrifices that they made," Balogun added. According to the Huey P. Newton’s […]

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