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Why the news media may not want to share Capitol riot images with the police

US Capitol protesters, egged on by Trump, are part of a long history of white supremacists hearing politicians’ words as encouragement

Shannon M. Smith, College of Saint Benedict & Saint John’s University “President Trump and his Republican enablers in Congress incited a violent attack Wednesday against the government they lead,” The New York Times’ editorial board wrote on Jan. 6, summing up much of the response to the incursion into the Capitol by rioting Trump supporters that day. At a rally that morning, Donald Trump had urged those supporters to march on the Capitol, saying he would “never concede” and that

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People are dying in US prisons, and not just from COVID-19

Heather Schoenfeld, Boston University Randall Jordan-Aparo, Darren Rainey and Latandra Ellington are not household names. But like Michael Brown, George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, they were killed by law enforcement officers. Not police officers, but corrections officers. No dataset tracks

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