SCLC Director Calls on Black Families to Arm Themselves

Christian Boone, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, March 31, 2015

The head of the Georgia chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, founded by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to promote nonviolent social change, on Tuesday advocated African-American families “exercise their Second Amendment rights” in response to recent police shootings of unarmed black men.

“You stand there, (police) shoot. You run, they shoot. We’re going to have to take a different tack,” Samuel Mosteller, longtime president of the Georgia SCLC, told reporters.


The remarks came one week after 23-year-old Goodyear employee Nicholas Thomas was fatally shot by Smyrna police serving an arrest warrant on a probation violation. Police say Thomas tried to run them over in a customer’s Maserati, though lawyers hired by the dead man’s family have challenged the official account.

Earlier this month 27-year-old Anthony Hill, who suffered from bipolar disorder, was shot and killed by a DeKalb County police officer who alleged the Afghanistan war veteran charged him in a threatening manner. Hill was nude and unarmed at the time.

“Nobody is protecting the black community,” Mosteller said.


Mosteller also announced plans to organize recalls of the sheriffs of any county where an unarmed African-American is shot by police.


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  • Right idea, wrong fear. You should be strapping up against ordinary black street crime.

    • APaige

      His quote is also wrong;”Nobody is protecting the black community”. The police are there to protect Black criminals from ‘other’ members of the public.

      • Sick of it

        The police are the only ones keeping them alive at this point.

        • ekwaykway

          The President is protecting them.

          • Not really. The President is importing Mexicans as fast as possible, and the vatos are well-known for their violent loathing of blacks.

          • Earl P. Holt III

            See? There’s something good in almost everyone…

          • Cid Campeador

            Das right. All y’all bruthus out dare! it ain’t duh crackuhs you got’s to woy about. It be duh ESES!!

      • Reverend Bacon

        So are the legislators. For whose benefit do you think all the anti-gun, anti-concealed carry laws were made? Despite what they tell you, these laws protect criminals from being surprised by an armed “victim.”

      • Charles Martel

        When the Tulsa native American went hunting members of the gang that killed his dad if the cops had not stopped him the blacks sure wouldn’t have. He was plinking them off with a rifle.

    • Earl P. Holt III

      I wish police COULD shoot at fleeing felony suspects! Unfortunately,
      they cannot in most (if not all jurisdictions.) If they could shoot,
      every felony arrest would not become a foot-chase or a car-chase, as it
      so often does now…

      • I don’t think they do in the US. In Brazil it’s a completely different story.

        • Earl P. Holt III

          They don’t here for reasons of liability: It’s a shame, but this fact does result in some pretty interesting videos on “Cops” or “Cops Reloaded.”

  • TomIron361

    SCLC Director Calls on Black Families to Arm Themselves
    This is probably good advice because when everybody has finally had enough of their interesting behavior, they’ll be coming after them, every hand turned against them.

  • D.B. Cooper

    Those of us who read these… raysisst sites are hoping you do just that, shoot all nonblacks on sight.
    Bad black behavior is good for business.

  • Chip Carver

    Blacks are already armed. That’s a huge part of the problem.

    • LexiconD1

      As long as they shot their sideways guns at each other…no one, INCLUDING THEIR OWN, cares. I know I don’t.

      • Nonhumans

        Black on black shootings are a form of natural selection/Darwinism. Given their propensity for murderous rage in response to micro aggressions, it is also pretty effective at throttling their total numbers. (Thankfully)

        • “Pretty effective at throttling their total numbers”

          Except for everything. Men can kill other men at a pretty rapid pace and it won’t make a difference in the total group population. That’s because women of reproductive ages are the population bottleneck.

          • Nonhumans

            True. But consider how many more of them would still be living (and freely committing heinous crimes) without their hairpin trigger savage rage made more lethal by guns.

    • John Smith

      And under legal disability.

    • TomIron361

      Yeah, blacks are armed, but that doesn’t mean they’re effective. When the sh*t finally hits the fan, we’ll show them what real shooting’s all about.

      • anony

        When the Shumer hits the fan, they will have no place to run, no place to hide.

  • Jason Lewis

    What happened to the customer’s Maserati?

    • ozamataz

      I wouldn’t be leaving a car like that where it would be turned over to a negro.

  • Lord Sandwich

    This is good news. I encourage blacks to wave their guns around and scream at the police.

    • John Smith

      Most do already.

      • libertarian1234

        “Most do already.”

        Yes they do, and they also try to take their guns quite often.

        And they just can’t understand why they get shot.

    • libertarian1234

      Yes, it’s about the best news I’ve heard for a while.

  • antiquesunlight

    I propose making special “black only” areas where the evil white police are forbidden to go. That should solve the problem.

    • Usually Much Calmer

      Cops in my town call your idea ‘the self cleaning oven’.

    • Robert Smith

      We could call them “reservations.”

    • George Costanza

      we already have places like that. west philly, Newark NJ, Detroit, etc etc

    • Seniorsquadldr

      I propose Mississippi, as the “black only” area.

      • Who Me?

        two problems with that, well three actually. First there are white people in Mississippi, they don’t deserve to be uprooted and replaced with blacks. Two You really don’t want them ALL on one place together, remember the wisdom of “divide and conquer”. And finally why the hell should we cede any part of our sovereign soil to a pack of shiftless barbarians? If we were ever gong to go to all the trouble of relocating them anyway, just go all the way and deport them completely off our continent.

        • Seniorsquadldr

          While my first choice would be to return the “stolen property” to Africa, that is not going to happen. The whites in Mississippi would be given a choice stay or go. There will be room for all that wanted to leave. We should not cede any part of our sovereign soil, It however is the most humane solution.

  • libertarian1234

    “Mosteller also announced plans to organize recalls of the sheriffs of any county where an unarmed African-American is shot by police.”

    Gee, I wonder why it never occurs to blacks like him that the best way to stop black attackers from getting shot is to encourage them to stop perpetrating crimes…… then attacking the police…… and learn a trade in order to get a job?

    Also, somebody might suggest he face the truth instead of lying about these situations, because creating more black rage is going to result in more black deaths.

    Or is it that he just doesn’t have enough smarts to truly comprehend the reasons blacks are shot?

    Maybe the entire situation is too “nuanced” for him.

    If so, I understand the car wash is hiring if he can learn to keep his mouth shut.

  • Dale McNamee

    The police should refuse to patrol or respond to the ungrateful black communities…

    The same goes for fire and EMS since they are beginning to get attacked by the “Ferguson” crowd…

    Let them defend themselves against their own…

    • Charles Martel

      Then they complain that the EMS takes to long to get there needing a security escort.

  • connorhus

    I just hope when the Black families start shooting I am their target cause they only ever seem to hit bystanders they ain’t aiming at.

    • ekwaykway

      Cos we hold dem guns sideways.

  • Hammerheart

    More collateral damage incidents in the ghetto. Great policy.

  • Blaak Obongo

    SCLC Director Calls on Black Families to Arm Themselves

    By this, he does not mean “Buy guns for yourselves.” He means “Steal yo’sefs lots mo’ guns.”

  • MekongDelta69

    White cops didn’t shoot random blacks.

    They shot black THUGS…

    • George Costanza

      That doesn’t matter, blacks are way too tribal to objectively reason in a situation which involves a white police officer, or a white anything, shooting a black perp.

      • Susan

        They’re way too dumb to be objective about anything.

    • Seniorsquadldr

      They should, shoot random blacks, call it urban renewal. It’s all good then.

  • Broz Tito

    “Nobody is protecting the black community,” OK F’m and segregate…

    • ekwaykway

      Apartheid is the only answer.

      • Seniorsquadldr

        Brother. It is done out of our love, for our negro brothers and sisters. Our wigger brothers and sisters also need a place to call home. They are after all, Negros trapped in a white body. Utopia on earth for Negros and wiggers.

  • Trigger-happy cops. Like when a Black mob riots and loots and cops quietly arrest 3 people?

  • Atheist Realist

    i thought it was nonviolence they were preaching

  • Atheist Realist

    also, isn’t the DeKalb County Sheriff (and many of his deputies) black themselves?

  • Poupon Marx

    Just leave them without police patrols and don’t answer calls for assistance. Blacks have an IQ deficit of about 15 points on average, but their brains work QUALITATIVELY different. Even intelligent ones have minds that are like slippery clutches.

    • bv

      Can you elaborate by giving examples, I don’t quite follow what you’re getting at.

      • Poupon Marx

        “Hands up, don’t shoot”. “Disparate Impact”. “Unequal outcomes = discrimination”. Everything the Black Carcass, Jesse Jackson, and Al Sharpton, end every Leftist Black ever said.

        How’s that for a beginning. I imagine Marion Barry is your hero.

      • Susan

        “Even intelligent ones have minds that are like slippery clutches” because even the more intelligent ones don’t understand cause and effect & logic.

  • A Freespeechzone

    I’m sure he supports negro felons being armed as well.

    Let them ‘bring this on’—the armed negroes will lose….

  • Uncle_Dan

    Something tells me he will object just as vociferously when armed blacks are shot by the police.

  • LS Wight

    The head of the Georgia chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, founded by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., on Tuesday advocated African-American families to be armed.
    “You stand there, (police) shoot. You run, they shoot. We’re going to have to take a different tack,” Samuel Mosteller, longtime president of the Georgia SCLC, told reporters.
    “Nobody is protecting the black community,” Mosteller said.
    Mosteller also announced plans to organize recalls of the sheriffs of any county where an African-American suspect is shot by police during an altercation.

  • Bill Moore


    I’m all for Africans arming themselves.

    First of all, Africans can’t hit what they are aiming at. I was in the US Army with them. When Africans are in a shootout, its the bystanders that get hit.

    Second, it might encourage the Africans to start a more open shooting war with Caucasians and Mexicans, which will (hopefully) result in the annihilation of the nuisance race in this country.

    Just My Thoughts,
    Bill Moore

    • Cheri Rodriguez

      Ghetto blacks in the U.S. will deliberately shoot for the lower extremities (legs, butt, spine) for the same reason they kick you in the head when they’ve got you on the ground: they want to seriously hurt you / turn you into a cripple, avoid murder charges and be able to taunt you about it later.

      • bv

        Mexicans do a good job of taking them out of commission.

    • Seniorsquadldr

      Think of them as an invasive species. They need to be removed by the roots, before the entire eco-system is taken over.

  • GAWZ

    Guns, like jewelry, TVs and such are a cash item in their world. In short order they are making their way to da pawn shop or to one of da homies .

  • archer

    Judging from the previous story, there’s a couple of “selfies” of a black teen holding a pistol, I would say they are already well armed.

  • It would be interesting to hear this dimwit try to explain how shooting at the police will cause cops to act with more restraint.

    • Pa Guy in NJ

      They’ll be dead and so restrained is the thinking I believe. So it’s business as usual in the hood.

    • Susan

      Never expect logic and common sense from any black….it’s not possible.

  • Americaandthewestshouldbewhite

    There are good balck and there are bad blacks, but the worm in the apple we need to worry about are the white liberals who will stop at nothing to destroy the white race.

    • bv

      They’re competition for resources and living space that are overpopulating and will seek any opportunity to destroy us. No I’m sorry you’re wrong they are very bad and liberals are evil.

    • Unfortunately we shouldn’t have a place for them in our society: good, bad, ugly, or pretty. Even the good ones will have many children who will eventually turn ugly, mean, and dispossesive of whites.

      • Americaandthewestshouldbewhite

        I agree. I know very nice blacks, that are wonderful people. Their kids and grandkids are a different story. Ebonics, dreadlocks, dorags, pants down, dirty language. Seems like more rights we give these ‘people’ the more they degrade to the African jungle level.

  • Cid Campeador

    Both the SCLC and the SPLC need to be disbanded.

    • bv

      Wish I could call the SPCA to neuter and spay them.

  • evilsandmich

    Well one can’t, legally, obtain a firearm if they’re felon; so that probably severely limits the effectiveness of his strategy.

    • Kenner

      And notice he said ‘black families’ need to arm themselves. Actual ‘black families’ would comprise a rather small segment of the black population.

  • Seniorsquadldr


    • bv

      Finally a hash tag that speaks my mind!

  • slobotnavich

    This beggars belief. The simple unadulterated fact of the matter is that blacks comprise the majority of the criminal class in this nation, and it’s true that most victims of black crime also are black. And it damn well better stay that way. If they start coming into white neighborhoods and mugging, killing, and raping even the most ardent and morally confused white liberal will demand that they be stopped by any and all means necessary. The cruel and unvarnished truth is that if black crime is backed out of overall US crime stats our nation is one of the most crime-free in the entire Western world. States such as Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho are virtually crime-free, despite near-universal gun ownership; they’re also virtually black-free, and those few who do live in those areas usually do so for that very reason – they’re tired of black crime, drug trafficking, school violence and want their own kids to grow up in a peaceful and safe environment. Admitting blacks as slaves was the greatest mistake our forebears ever made. Not returning them to Africa after the Civil War, as none other than old Honest Abe Lincoln wanted to do, was the second greatest.

    • anony

      Excellent post. One suggestion, though; I think the greatest mistake our founders made was to omit from the Constitution that this new country, the united States of America shall now and forever be a country for people of White, European extraction only.

      • slobotnavich

        Actually, at the time our nation was founded the Framers never contemplated the possibility of black Africans becoming citizens – even old (dis)honest Abe never contemplated making them full citizens and actually investigated exporting them to the Caribbean and Central America, a move that nearly caused armed conflict with Nicaragua and Costa Rica. But the fact is that they’re here, like it or not, and should be accorded the rights of all other American citizens. What they’re not entitled to, in my opinion, is the status of special privileges in hiring, school admissions, promotions, etc, privileges not extended to Euro-whites, East Asians, recent European immigrants, etc. Our nation has successfully assimilated people from greatly varied ethnic backgrounds, from the shanty Irish, Sicilians, Greeks, many Germans, Scots, English, Poles, various Slavs, etc, and is now assimilating East Asians without friction or difficulty. What’s different with the Euro-whites and Asians that they’re people of similar values in terms of work ethic and intelligence levels, with a small but significant edge actually going to the Asians. And while there are many blacks who fall well above the averages of their overall group (my all-time favorite columnist is Dr. Thomas Sowell, a coal-black and brilliant thinker). The disturbing fact of the matter (to many liberals) is that different races and ethnicities display different talents and varied abilities. By the standards of the EEOC we should purge professional sports of most blacks, due to their gross over-representation in college and professional sports. Nobody should be accorded either special privileges or denied opportunity due to race or ethncity. Social engineering, taken to its logical extreme, as it was in the old USSR, has resulted in the greatest oppressions and mass slaughters in human history, all in the name of “fairness.”

        • anony

          “But the fact is that they’re here, like it or not, and should be accorded the rights of all other American citizens. What they’re not entitled to, in my opinion, is the status of special privileges in hiring, school admissions, promotions, etc, privileges not extended to Euro-whites, East Asians, recent European immigrants, etc.”

          Yes, they are here. Yes, affirmative action is heinous discrimination against Whites. And yes, there are those who fall into the area called the “talented tenth” (although there are not enough of those to lead the rest to civilized behavior).

          Nevertheless, in my opinion, the jury is in, and the verdict is that blacks cannot live amongst us harmoniously. Therefore, I conclude that the only way we can have a harmonious society is to have a racially homogeneous society.

          • slobotnavich

            Well, one can make a pretty good argument to the effect that people of hugely varying intelligence cannot live harmoniously. Asians have no difficulty competing or fitting in among whites. Blacks, due to their incontrovertibly established intellectual deficit, present a difficult challenge.

          • anony

            Agree to a point; nevertheless, under societal stress, all races “go to their respective corners”.

        • Yes, they are here, but I would very much like to fix that. I was an excellent chemical engineer, and am an excellent home do-it-yourselfer. Nothing I fix will likely ever break again. My mother’s screen door bracket had a slot worn into it where the pin that secured the piston had gradually pulled through the thin, mild steel. I made a replacement bracket out of scrap stainless, twice as thick as the OEM part, using a cardboard template drawn from the original (I put it in a vise and hit it with a hammer a whole bunch of times), with a fillet welded into each bend. Over-engineered? Of course, but I detest fixing the same problem twice.

          I’ll bet I could fix this other problem as well.

  • Lexonaut

    It’s getting close, folks. Just make sure that they’re all the way through your front door before you shoot. This will increase the chances that your claims of fear for your life and self defense will survive legal and DOJ scrutiny. When you do shoot, shoot to kill to reduce the likelihood of successful civil suits.

    • We used to call that “walking fuselage hits”, borrowing air force terminology. Aim at the belt line and keep firing, allowing recoil to move the muzzle upward with each shot.

      • Lexonaut

        One of our guns is a lever action Henry that holds 15 rounds of .45 ACP, muzzle velocity 1100 fps. Aimed fire is easy though I’ll admit I might end up with a sore shoulder.

        Another is a 5-round pump action 12-gauge Remington loaded with bird shot so my wife can handle it.

  • Epiminondas

    If blacks arm themselves, they’ll also end up killing themselves.

  • Sick of it

    They will shoot white people who commit justifiable homicide. It doesn’t matter how many lives were saved by the white person. Wake up!