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WATCH: Marc Lamont Hill Talks to Lenny about NRA, Guns, and Black America

In Video on August 18, 2013 at 1:47 pm
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“The NRA’s problem isn’t about not advertising to the Black community. Its problem is about the bad advertising that goes to Black America and urban America everyday at 5 o’clock, 6 o’clock, 10 o’clock, and 11 o’clock on the daily newscasts shown throughout the nation due to the urban violence we’re experiencing…”

NEW YORK CITY / CHICAGO (August 12, 2013– (Courtesy Huff Post Live) If guns are supposed to be used primarily for safety and protection as the NRA would argue, then why are they almost exclusively marketed towards only white people? Is there a place for people of color in gun culture?

Hosted by: Marc Lamont Hill

Guests:

  • Clark Aposhian @clarkapo (Salt Lake City, UT) Chairman of the Utah Shooting Sports Council
  • Lenny McAllister @Lennymcallister (Chicago, IL) Former Candidate for U.S. House of Representatives (Illinois)
  • Laura Stampler @laurastampler (New York , NY) Reporter at Business Insider
  • Rick Ector @detriotccw (Detroit, MI) Gun Rights Activist and Gun Collector

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LISTEN: McAllister on NPR, “Gun Control Battle: Any Room For Political Leeway?”

In Audio on April 18, 2013 at 3:34 pm
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“…The problem with (Mayor Bloomberg’s money in select races) is that it now scares (moderates) that probably could go up against the NRA…but (now) you have a choice…between (Mayor Bloomberg) and going up against the NRA (and its lobbying history)…or side with the NRA and go up against (Mayor Bloomberg), who has unlimited resources…that’s the problem you have when somebody like (Bloomberg) that jumps into a district (race) that he lives 1000 miles away from.”

CHICAGO, IL (April 18, 2013) –  (Courtesy National Public Radio) Gun control advocates are regrouping after the Senate’s failure to pass new gun regulations on Wednesday. Host Michel Martin talks about the political news of the week with analysts Maria Teresa Kumar,  Republican strategist and former congressional candidate Lenny McAllister, and NPR’s Sr. Washington Editor, Ron Elving.

 

Originally aired on April 18, 2013 on NPR’s “Tell Me More”, hosted by Michele Martin.

 

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