Regardless, the black community was now armed.
In the Newark riots of 1967, the fear of black snipers changed the game for the police
Jordan Lebeau

They were US citizens, weren’t they? Then they should be armed or at least have the right to be. I do not condone snipers or cop assassinations, but the right to arms is sacrosanct to the liberty of all people. The continued disarmament Black folks is one of the most egregious civil rights violations of which the US has been guilty.

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