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2021: The Year of Trauma

This year was rough and next year will be rough too. Don’t give up.

Supporters of US President Donald Trump attacked members of Congress at the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, Demonstrators breeched security and entered the Capitol as Congress debated the 2020 presidential election Electoral Vote Certification. (Photo by Brent Stirton/Getty Images

Over 800,000 Americans are dead from a global health pandemic. Twenty-five percent of the American population still refuses to be vaccinated. A violent attempt to overthrow the government left five people dead. A once-in-a-century fire season. A once-in-a-century…




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Danielle Moodie

Danielle Moodie

is the host of #WokeAF Daily & co-host of the podcast #democracyish. She covers all the news and happenings at the intersection of politics and pop culture.

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