Jeff Alexander, member of Bass Reeves Gun & Rifle Club, at the QuickShot Shooting Range in Atlanta recently. Hyosub Shin / hshin@ajc.com

Why African-Americans are gun-shy about the NRA

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AJC audience specialist


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Marcelo Wheelock

Senior editor of MundoHispánico


Richard Halicks

AJC senior editor


Leroy Chapman

AJC deputy managing editor

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