The Two Americas

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    About two dozen protesters gathered outside Philadelphia’s vote counting headquarters in support of President Trump

    About two dozen protesters gathered outside Philadelphia’s vote counting headquarters in support of President Trump. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

    The violent insurrection on the U.S. Capitol exposed the two Americas that have existed in this country since before the Civil War. Divisions of race, class and power are as much a part of our country’s history as the document that binds us together: The Constitution. 

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