An Open Letter to the People of the United States of America

Let me start with clarity: People begging not to be murdered by police is in no way the same as people angry they lost an election.

Spare me your false equivalencies between last summer’s protests of extrajudicial killings of Black people and what happened today in Washington, D.C. Today’s events were a seditious conspiracy that led to a violent insurrection. The insurrectionists stormed the US Capitol, threatened the lives of lawmakers and the democratic process at the heart of our nation, and were allowed to rampage through…