Mom of black teen slain by white man for playing music wins U.S. House seat on gun control platform


by Mail Online

Mail Online— A Georgia mother who lost her son to gun violence made her first run for public office in Congress as a Democrat on a gun-control platform and won over the long held Republican seat.

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AUX—A Young Black Man’s Reluctant Odyssey Into Guns sets its sights on America’s racist gun problem. “A Winchester rifle should have a place of honor in every black home,” the journalist and civil rights pioneer Ida B. Wells wrote in 1892, three-quarters of a century before the nascent Black Panther Party For Self-Defense asserted its Second Amendment right to bear arms. Sickened by the number of Jim Crow-era lynchings she had investigated, Wells reasoned that “when the white man who is always the aggressor… runs as great a risk of biting the dust every time his Afro-American victim does, he...

Mail Online—Fox News: Democrats projected to win control of U.S. House. WASHINGTON, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Fox News Channel projected on Tuesday that Democrats will win control of the U.S. House of Representatives.It did not project...