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The rise of gun ownership and gun clubs among African Americans

When people think of gun ownership in the United States, the visage of a white man usually comes to mind; proselytizing and championing gun ownership usually seems to come from the mouths of white men. The image of a Black person advocating and asserting their legal rights to gun ownership isn’t really shown, and one might assume that gun ownership in the U.S. is a domain for white people.

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Made in Africa III: Nyana Kakoma and sooo many Ugandan stories

In 1962, when Makerere hosted the Conference of African Writers, literary work was almost exclusively to be found in print and the post office was essential to its production and consumption. Over fifty years later, where do Ugandans and others find literary work? TIA’s Bwesigye bwa Mwesigire talks to publisher and editor, Nyana Kakoma, the founder of Sooo Many Stories, about Ugandan digital literatures in our Made in Africa III series