Antonia Okafor: I Am Not The Victim You Need Me To Be
By NRA News
The NRA has released “I Didn’t Listen,” a powerful new commercial featuring Antonia Okafor—a millennial woman who refuses to be put in box. She opens her commentary saying, “I’ve been told that black women aren’t supposed to support the Second Amendment.”
A passionate advocate of women’s issues and Southwest Regional Director of Students for Concealed Carry on Campus, Okafor has been told her whole life that she shouldn’t want to have the right to protect herself, and that she should fall in line. She’s not listening to those who want to control her beliefs and freedoms: “To all those who have called me a sell-out, an Uncle Tom or a pawn for someone else, here’s what should scare you: I never changed my beliefs. I woke up and realized that you don’t represent them.” In the face of anti-Second Amendment discrimination, Okafor continues to teach her peers about their rights. She doesn’t care what names anti-gun bigots call her. “I am not the victim you need me to be. And I’m talking to more women like me every day,” says Okafor.
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