I want to get a gun. I want to learn how to shoot a gun. I want to feel like I can fight back and fend off attacks from White men who are killing Black women and disappearing in the crowd.

Early this summer, Nia Wilson was knifed to death by a White male terrorist, who illegally gained access to the platform of a BART station, and greeted Wilson and her two older sisters with death. It happened as they got off their train…