January 6th, 2021 Reiterates a Message Which Was Unsurprising to the Black Community: Our Black Community Is Treated Like Second-Class Citizens.

The public, the mainstream media, and key figures have called the events of January 6th, 2021 as a day that will not be forgotten, as a day that threatened our democracy, and as a day that was both surprising and shocking. But, this has been happening for the last four years at a minimum- let’s discuss how this surge of public concern is a clear indication that Black and BIPOC communities are viewed as second-class