Riots Are the American Way.

Can we please stop pretending that they aren’t?

AP Photo/John Manchillo

In an idea world, it wouldn’t have needed to come to this.

In an ideal world, America would have taken the necessary steps to fully comprehend, acknowledge, listen, learn, apologize for and heal from the pain caused by centuries of brutalizing entire races and communities of people not just here in the United…



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Lauren Elizabeth

Lauren Elizabeth


Lauren is a writer & leftist with analysis on topics related to politics & policy. She can be reached at or Twitter @xlauren_mx