Black Armed Resistance

Links to books about black armed resistance in freedom movements:

Negroes with Guns (1962) Robert F. Williams

We Will Shoot Back: Armed Resistance in the Mississippi Freedom Movement (2013) Akinyele Omowale Umoja

Negroes and the Gun: The Black Tradition of Arms (2014) Nicholas Johnson

This Nonviolent Stuff’ll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible (2014) Charles E. Cobb, Jr.

The Deacons for Defense: Armed Resistance and the Civil Rights Movement (2004) Lance Hill

The Deacons for Defense and Justice: Defenders of the African American Community in Bogalusa, Louisiana  (2000) L. LaSimba M. Gray Jr.

Bonus links: “Kurdish Women’s Radical Self-Defense: Armed and Political” and “Statement of Support for Black Lives Matter and Defund the Police”