“As Black folks we have learned that we are running out of resources when it comes to being protected,” the organization wrote on Facebook on Wednesday.
“Police are killing us. White nationalists are threatening us. The president is supporting the nationalists. We need to learn how to protect ourselves in a way that keeps us safe.”
“It’s a really volatile time right now,” she said. “We need to be armed. We need to be safe. We are citizens here, we have equal rights here,” she said. “The Second Amendment is our right too.”
The goal of the fundraiser is to raise $2,000. As of Wednesday, the organization had raised $780.
In the wake of the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others, thousands have made calls for police reform, justice reform and voter action.