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Biden says the January 6 insurrection was 'about white supremacy,' and that hate doesn't go away, 'it only hides'

Posted on AllSides October 21st, 2021
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Toward the end of his speech on Thursday in front of the Martin Luther King Jr. monument in Washington, President Joe Biden said the January 6 insurrection "was about white supremacy."

Biden, who was marking the 10th anniversary of the monument along with Vice President Kamala Harris, described a "through line" from slavery to the Capitol siege.

"You know, there's a tough through line of subjugation of enslaved people from our earliest days to the reigns of radicalized terror of the KKK to Dr. King being assassinated," Biden said. "And through that...

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