LEVEL
Published in

LEVEL

Yes, This Was a Coup Attempt — Against Blackness

You can argue the word choice all you want, but you can’t avoid the truth

Photo: NurPhoto/Getty Images

Days after the January 6 attack on the Capitol, people are starting to wonder how the events will be fixed in history, but I’m still trying to come down on the name of it all.

--

--

--

Higher Learning. A publication from Medium for the interested man.

Recommended from Medium

The Perks of being a White Woman in the US

Explaining Las Vegas to People in Reno

Raising a Black Child in Today’s Society

A young African American couple.

They Don’t Call It Mischief When Black Boys Get in Trouble

Translations of Michelle Kim’s “20+ Allyship Actions for Asians to Show Up for the Black Community…

Sameness and Difference and Holidays

A diverse group of happy women and men eating together outside on porch

My Children Will Not Be Racists

Abolition is Shadow Work

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Scott Woods

Scott Woods

Writer and poet holding down Columbus, Ohio

More from Medium

Ruby Bridges, Cancel Culture & the Denial of American History

What Disney Gets Wrong About Representation in ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’

“Black American” is an Ethnicity. A Triumph Story.

Angelica Ross: Navigating an American Horror Story

Angelica Ross in American Horror Story: 1984 (2019). Photo Courtesy of FX.