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This book tells a story that is seldom told.
Since bearing arms has traditionally been equated with freedom, it is only natural that black members of our society should gravitate to them as much as anyone else.
Everyone should read it, and it would make a good high school and college selection for history courses and a good selection for book clubs.
Bought it as a gift for my brother and he thoroughly enjoyed it. One evening he excitedly came in and said that our great grandfather, George Washington Albright, was written up in... Read morePublished 2 months ago by E. lewis
Great book! The many courageous stories of the armed struggle against terroristic white supremacy during slavery, Jim Crow, the ain't-lynching and civil rights movement, helped to... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Bomani Howze
Nicholas Johnson has written an exceptionally thorough historical examination of self-defense in the African-American community. Read morePublished 3 months ago by James Marshall
There are several good books on this topic (that I've read); this one is likely the best. It traces the Tradition to the colonial period and takes care to fully develop the... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mark Bruscke
Exceptional. Changes the popular narrative of the civil rights movement. Reconciles the basic belief in peaceful change with the real world reality of the need to protect one's... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Kathleen Walker
Boring for a white woman, but good citizenship demands keeping up.Published 4 months ago by gail durand
This one of the best history lessons I have ever learned. This is not as much about guns as it is about American history.Published 4 months ago by Scott Hoglund
Great, great read! All should read this book, to see where the civil rights movement really started and how. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Charlie Hart