After the deadly insurrection of the US Capitol carried out by pro-Trump supporters, a group of veterans helped to clean the streets of Washington, D.C. and remove the marks left by the hatred and violence of January 6th. The effort was organised by the non-profit group Continue to Serve, a group of military veterans who support social justice causes including Black Lives Matter, voter safety and immigration.
Politicians and civil rights activists have criticised US law enforcement for a delayed response to pro-Trump supporters who stormed Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. on Wednesday. As events unfolded, commentators drew comparisons how Black Lives Matter activists were treated during peaceful protests over police killings of unarmed Black men and women last summer.
A mob loyal to Donald Trump stormed the seat of US democracy, yet more arrests were made in peaceful anti-racist protests over the summer.
Memes of the British star flooded Twitter on Thursday after some noticed a similarity between him and one of the rioters.
Chris Evans, Pink and John Legend were among those who expressed their outrage at the rioting.
A man was also shot in Washington state in clashes at a similar rally.
Trump tells police not to "hold back" on "antifa scum" as skirmishes erupt in Washington following march protesting president's election loss.
"You should absolutely cancel me, and I absolutely cancel myself," Jessica Krug of The George Washington University wrote on Medium.
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Rahul Dubey let nearly 70 strangers trapped by police into his home and allowed them to stay the night to avoid arrest.