Uprooting White Supremacy Is the Only Way Forward

January 6, 2021, I am beginning to fully process the ugly truth behind the violence: White supremacy was at the root of this att
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As the dust settles after the attack on our democracy on January 6, 2021, I am beginning to fully process the ugly truth behind the violence: White supremacy was at the root of this attack and all movements that work to improve society—including the climate movement—must root it out to move forward.

People of color in the United States, their allies, and advocates have seen this coming for years: White supremacy and white rage reared its ugly head throughout the Trump presidency because he and his enablers allowed and encouraged it—from the Muslim travel ban to the racist and violent rally in Charlottesville to the migrant children in cages.

When it became clear that a fair election would not preserve power for the incumbent and therefore his predominantly white supporters, the mob set out to wrest that power violently.

That is white supremacy, pure and simple.

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