Alexandra Filindra

University of Illinois at Chicago

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Alexandra Filindra is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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There has been a rush of new gun buyers since the 2016 election — specifically, black and LGBTQ gun buyers, who fear for their safety.

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