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It’s simple: Police are a regime built to uphold white supremacy

A pro-Trump extremist takes a photo with police officers at the U.S. Capitol building on January 6, 2021. Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images


As insurrectionists took over the Capitol, the District of Columbia was unable to stop them

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Sobriety after an attempted coup is just too much to ask

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President Trump and Senate Republicans fomented this violent takeover of the U.S. Capitol

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And why that’s somehow even more offensive than Trump himself

The U.S. House of Representatives chamber. Photo: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images


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