Black Atlantans say response to DC rioters shows double standard

ATLANTA — As Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol this week, many Black Atlantans were dismayed as they watched the events unfold. The reaction to the mostly white rioters was a far cry from the reaction to largely Black crowds that took to the streets last year in protest of social and racial injustice, they said. “You can never imagine 10,000 Black people storming the White House and no shots being fired,” said Roderick Sellers, 50, a disabled Navy veteran from DeKalb County. “I am from the military myself so I have a deep respect for the military and government as a whole,” but “It was…

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