Dahleen Glanton: White privilege — and the American caste system — was on display during the insurrection

When the insurrection on Capitol Hill was over, midlife Black men in navy blue custodial uniforms cleaned up the mess. The viral video of the janitors sweeping debris from the hallway was as telling as any image of the day. It told a story beyond the photos of white people scaling the exterior walls of the Capitol, breaking windows to gain entry or the man lounging in the House speaker’s office chair with his feet propped upon her desk. It was a resignation without a word spoken. As is often the case, Black people were left to clean up the mess, this time left by whites who stormed the Capitol…

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