A Word: Black Man With a Gun


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Gun violence kills thousands of Americans every year, and that pain is especially sharp in the nation’s Black communities. And during the last year of the Trump Administration, Black gun purchases surged. On today’s episode of A Word, Jason Johnson is joined by Kenn Blanchard, a minister and gun rights activist who has branded himself as a “Black Man with a Gun.” Blanchard shares how he reconciles his gun advocacy with his faith, and how he thinks Black gun owners can make themselves safer from police violence.

Guest: Kenn Blanchard, gun rights advocate, and host of the Black Man with a Gun podcast

Podcast production by Ahyiana Angel and Jasmine Ellis

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