Activists said they were protesting the filibuster because it was holding up immigration reform, universal healthcare, and voting rights protections.
On Jan. 6, we saw white privilege and white supremacy in action, but the biases that fueled the terrorism on the Capitol have been growing over the course of 2020.
Wednesday's uprising drove home a painful and obvious point: Police exercise a level of moderation when facing whites that is hardly ever extended to people of color.
Hawley tried to claim protestors "terrorized" his neighborhood. But when it comes to violence, it is far-right radicals--and not anti-fascists--who have killed over 300 people since 1994.
Black activists organized for racial justice for years, but the murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor by police pushed a large, diverse swath of protesters to support them.
As someone who prepares for emergency situations, I already had the supplies and ammunition. What I wasn't prepared for, however, was the existential question of who I was.
Congress' annual defense authorization bill requires federal law enforcement agents to display identification while enacting with citizens, a seeming rebuke of actions at this year's protests.