“The more Black men and women exercise their right to carry, the more police will have to get used to it,” [Narren] Brown said to a room full of NAAGA members.
Once classroom learning was over, the group moved on to the shooting range.
Julian Merritt, 36, and his father traveled with Brown to the Johnson event. For Merritt, who calls himself a progressive, NAAGA is a symbol that gun ownership – and gun organizations – aren’t just for conservatives and white people.
“People of color do own firearms, he said. “The Second Amendment should be equal, whether you’re white, Black, Hispanic, Asian – the whole spectrum.
— Melody Mercado in ‘The Second Amendment should be equal’: The National African American Gun Association group continues to grow (paywall)