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More Black Americans Support Carrying Guns For Self-Defense

AFRICANGLOBE - According to a survey by the Pew Research Center, 54 percent of Blacks now see gun ownership as a good thing, something more likely to protect than harm. That's up from 29 percent just two years ago. In places like Detroit, more African-Americans are getting permits to carry concealed weapons.

Detroit Police Chief Backs Citizen Self-Defense: Homeowners Should Take Up Arms

AFRICANGLOBE - Despite the fact that most inner-city police seem to favor gun control, Detroit's Police Chief James Craig’s views have evolved into the opposite perspective. Craig says his opinions were shaped by the time he spent working in areas like Los Angeles, where he spent three decades in law enforcement and where it "takes an act of Congress to get a concealed weapon permit," and Maine, where permits were much more easily obtained.