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On May 14, 2022, a gunman killed 10 Black people and wounded three others at the Tops Friendly Market in Buffalo, New York. The shooter had targeted a predominantly Black neighborhood in Buffalo when gun extremism merged with his growing white supremacist beliefs. According to his own writings, the Buffalo shooter faced a challenge in planning his attack: He didn’t quite know how to do it. That’s where online gun communities came in, including on YouTube. He found videos that helped him learn tactical combat techniques and even how to evade gun safety laws. Some of this firearms content is…


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