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Firearms are exhibited at the annual NRA convention in Dallas this past May. RJ Young's book Let It Bang examines the NRA's relationship with race through his personal, unexpected interest in guns. Loren Elliott/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The 'Young Black Man' Who Reluctantly Became An NRA-Certified Instructor

RJ Young developed an interest in guns in order to bond with his white father-in-law. The experience is chronicled is his new book, Let It Bang.

Firearms are exhibited at the annual NRA convention in Dallas this past May. RJ Young's book Let It Bang examines the NRA's relationship with race through his personal, unexpected interest in guns. Loren Elliott/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The 'Young Black Man' Who Reluctantly Became An NRA-Certified Instructor

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The East L.A. band Las Cafeteras is known for a version of "La Bamba" that mixes traditional Mexican son jarocho with hip-hop. Jessica Pons for NPR hide caption

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Through Slavery, Segregation And More, 'La Bamba' Has Been The Sound Of Survival

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