Examining What’s Fueling Black Gun-Buying In 2020

Demonstrators pose for photos with their guns during an open carry rally on Aug. 15 in Richmond, Va. The open carry rally is organized by an activist group known as BLM757 in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and the Second Amendment.
Demonstrators pose for photos with their guns during an open carry rally on Aug. 15 in Richmond, Va. The open carry rally is organized by an activist group known as BLM757 in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and the Second Amendment.
Demonstrators pose for photos with their guns during an open carry rally on Aug. 15 in Richmond, Va. The open carry rally is organized by an activist group known as BLM757 in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and the Second Amendment.
Demonstrators pose for photos with their guns during an open carry rally on Aug. 15 in Richmond, Va. The open carry rally is organized by an activist group known as BLM757 in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and the Second Amendment.

Examining What’s Fueling Black Gun-Buying In 2020

U.S. gun sales rose more than 70 percent this year, and the highest increase in sales is coming from Black consumers.

Reset talks to reporters covering the story along with the founder of a Chicago chapter of the National African American Gun Association to discuss the trend and the complicated history around Black Americans’ right to bear arms.

GUESTS: Lakeidra Chavis, reporter at The Trace

Alain Stephens, West Coast Correspondent at the Trace

Dickson “Q” Amoah, president of the 761st Gun Club (Illinois chapter of NAAGA)