We are pleased to announce our featured speaker for GeorgiaCarry.Org’s 7th Annual Convention is Kenn Blanchard, Author of Black Man With a Gun and the blog with the same name.
For those not familiar with Kenn, here is his bio.
Reverend Kenn Blanchard is internationally known as the Black Man With A Gun. He is an author, and gun rights activist with a background in counter-terrorism, and police instruction. He is a former US Marine trained by Department of State and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). He speaks Brazilian, Portuguese and has a working knowledge of Spanish.
He served as one of the first African American members of the Director of CIA protective staff and firearms instructors.
He has served as a columnist for New Voices Newspaper of Durham, North Carolina; as a Director and Chaplain of the Law Enforcement Alliance of America. He has lobbied and testified before the United States Congress, Texas, South Carolina, Wisconsin, Michigan, Virginia, and Maryland for an individual’s right to self-defense. He is the recipient of the NRA’s Carter-Harlon award for Civil Rights. He is currently on the training committee for the NRA.
With two decades of gun rights activism, Blanchard has been involved in almost every pro-rights event that involved a person of color. He has done commercials for TV against racist gun laws and been featured in four documentaries. He has been speaking professionally since 1992. He has provided voice-overs for pro-gun commercials in Chicago, Los Angeles and Baltimore.
In 2014, he has spoken with Donald Trump in Albany, NY, as a media expert in Las Vegas, NV and Phoenix, AZ for AZCDL.org.
He produces a weekly pro-gun variety show online called the Black Man With A Gun Show, now in its sixth year.
He is a trusted influencer in the gun community and communicates regularly with many of the top people he has known since 1991. He is sought after speaker and sage in the gun community. He has several blogs and is the publisher of blanchardmediagroup.com. Here are 3 of his articles: How the CIA Agent Became a Pastor – Close Up and Personal with the Daniel Defense DDM4V9 – Thinking About Concealed Carry
GeorgiaCarry.Org will once again be furnishing lunch for our Lifetime Members with Kenn. Kenn is looking forward to having lunch and a lively discussion with the Life Members on Saturday. Kenn will also be signing and selling his books, “Black Man With a Gun” at the vendor show on Saturday. We are very honored to have a man with such an impressive resume.
Check back soon, more itinerary details will be available shortly.