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Micki Witthoeft, the mother of Ashli Babbitt -- who was fatally shot while rioting after illegally breaking into the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 -- called Lt. Michael Byrd, widely regarded as a hero, "reckless" and "careless" for shooting her. The irony.
Considering the mounting opposition to critical race theory, it's important to put the January 6th insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in its proper historical perspective and document the decidedly racist elements that fueled the riots and helped define that moment's legacy.
While this isn’t the first attempt to reframe the attack on the capitol as something other than insurrection, disregarding the low turnout event could be a mistake.
Maryland man Uliyahu Hayah was arrested and charged for his alleged role in the Jan. 6 Capitol riots in what may be the first non-white person being held accountable for the violent insurrection that left five people dead.
Capitol Police Lt. Michael Byrd speaks out for the first time about shooting Ashli Babbitt during the riot at the US Capitol on Jan 6.
U.S. Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn testified before the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack that racist rioters called him the N-word in violence that has had a lasting effect on him mentally.
Paul Hodgkins, the first person to be sentenced to prison for their role in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has gotten decidedly less time than prosecutors asked for and what guidelines recommend. Hundreds of others face the same charge.
Republican Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson's recent racist comments about Black Lives Matter and the attempted Capitol coup reveals a more disturbing conversation and a potential preview of Johnson’s 2022 re-election strategy.
Capitol Police Capt. Carneysha Mendoza's harrowing testimony recalling the horrors she experienced during the insurrection and attempted coup at the U.S. Capitol seemed to resonate heavily.
Capitol Police Capt. Carneysha Mendoza was among the members of law enforcement testifying before the Senate about the response to the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Read her full testimony here.
The NAACP, the nation's oldest civil rights organization, filed a lawsuit citing the nation's oldest hate group - the KKK - alleging that Trump, his lawyer and far-right extremist groups violated the Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871.
The pressure is on Donald Trump’s lawyers criticized for their ineptitude as well as Senate Republicans after House Democrats rested their case on the third day of the former president’s second impeachment trial.
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