Guns and Civil Rights
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Charles Cobb talked about his book, This Nonviolent Stuff’ll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible, in which he discusses gun ownership and self-defense within the nonviolent civil rights movement. He said that even though leaders like Martin Luther King Jr. didn’t believe in violence, they were protected by supporters who carried guns.
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Charles E. Cobb Jr. Author
- Rex Ellis Associate Director National Museum of African American History and Culture->Curatorial Affairs
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- This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed
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