How the Firearms Industry and NRA Market Guns to Communities of Color


Copyright © January 2021 Violence Policy Center

Violence Policy Center
1025 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 1210
Washington, DC 20036

The Violence Policy Center (VPC) is a national nonprofit educational organization that conducts research and public education on violence in America and provides information and analysis to policymakers, journalists, advocates, and the general public.

This study was authored by VPC Executive Director Josh Sugarmann. Additional research assistance was provided by Alyssa Berkson, Jacob Gurvis, Nicholas Hannan, Ellie Pasternack, and Jill Rosenfeld.

This study was funded with the support of The Joyce Foundation and the Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund.
For a complete list of VPC publications with document links, please visit

To learn more about the Violence Policy Center, or to make a tax-deductible contribution to help support our work, please visit

Back to Table of Contents