Politics

Actually, This IS America

Testimony from the Jan. 6 Capitol riot shows us exactly who we are

Capitol police officers testify about the Jan. 6 attacks. Photo: Brendan Smialowski-Pool/Getty Images

When multi-hyphenate performer Childish Gambino released his visual for “This Is America” in 2018, it sent shockwaves through the Twitterverse and beyond. Everyone was talking about its violence, its darkness, and its irrevocable honesty. The same can be said about the…