Last week’s riot on Capitol Hill was filled with hate symbols: nooses, confederate flags, violent graffiti symbols. Ivette Feliciano spoke with civil rights lawyer and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, Bryan Stevenson, about the racial implications of the riot, how moments like this reverberate for people of color, and what history can tell us about how to approach these challenging times.
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A Puerto Rican guillotine of the resistance flag. Worth noting, Puerto Rico has one of the highest indices of income inequality in the world. Protester tells me that they want to move up elections now to remove the current government. “We gave them a chance, and they struck out.” pic.twitter.com/f4ca0OBoG2
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