Unfortunately, the gun control debate has turned into the Salem Racist Trials. You have bird brain videos like the “Black NRA” from Sarah Silverman mocking the concept of a black NRA, insinuating that the NRA is a racist organization that only advocates the use of firearms for non-African-Americans. So in turn, you turn to the oldest joke in the book: The NRA is racist. Good one. No one saw that one coming. I want to give you the benefit of the doubt, but I can’t because the video was so poorly executed, I’m not even sure it was satire.
Even if it was, the point I think you were trying to make is ignorant. You’re so desperate to turn the Second Amendment debate into black versus white that you’re the one who ends up looking like you’ve got a race problem. Because the only place I see people fearing young black men like myself who own guns responsibly is in your own video.
Look, there are a bunch of white people in the NRA, but that’s like saying there’s a bunch of sand on the beach. There hasn’t been a full scale attack by the mainstream media to dissuade white people from the NRA. But I can pull up video after video, article after article insinuating that the NRA is racist simply because they have a lot of white members. Oh, and God forbid they give a black man a platform to talk gun rights—now they’re pandering.