CONTROLLING GUNS, CONTROLLING BLACKS: Those demanding gun control post-Charleston need a history lesson.

Yuill, Kevin (2015) CONTROLLING GUNS, CONTROLLING BLACKS: Those demanding gun control post-Charleston need a history lesson. Spiked-online.

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Abstract

Given their emotional calls for gun controls in the wake of the Charleston massacre, most liberals, it seems, have forgotten the long history of African Americans’ relationship with guns. In fact, US gun controls originated in the attempt to prise guns out of black hands, not to protect people.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Culture > History and Politics
Divisions: Culture and Regional Studies Beacon
Faculty of Education and Society > Department of Culture
Depositing User: Kevin Yuill
Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2016 15:25
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2016 15:25
URI: http://sure.sunderland.ac.uk/id/eprint/6047

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