This trope will persist as long as anti-Blackness persists.
The women who took part in the siege of the Capitol are part of a long history of women’s participation in extremist violence, both in the United States and abroad.
With one political party standing in support of a violent insurrection, we need better solutions than just “reconciliation.”
There is a long history of racism in U.S. policing. For all Americans to be truly safe, it is important to weed out White supremacy, especially in the institution sworn to protect us all.
The U.S. finds itself in a different place and time than postwar Germany, but the challenge is similar.
“No way would Black or Brown people be treated that way had they attacked a symbol of our democracy.”
Across the U.S., racial segregation was not the byproduct of urban planning but often its intention. Minneapolis, one of the most liberal cities in the country, is no exception.
By addressing prejudices head-on with an open mind, blues musician Daryl Davis has succeeded in convincing over 200 KKK members and other White supremacists to disavow their allegiances.