Illinoisans Respond To The Capitol Insurrection

 
Damage is visible in the hallways in the early morning hours of Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, after protesters stormed the Capitol in Washington, on Wednesday.

Damage is visible in the hallways in the early morning hours of Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, after protesters stormed the Capitol in Washington, on Wednesday.

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

On Jan. 6, 2021, pro-Trump extremists breached the US Capitol building, pushing congress members to take shelter. Since then, five individuals have died — including a police officer — and 13 individuals related to the events have been arrested

To hear more about how the community is processing the event, The 21st listeners shared their thoughts via calls, voicemails and text messages. We were also joined by Mary Mitchell, a columnist & Editorial Board member from the Chicago Sun-Times as well as Cynthia Lubin Langtiw, a professor from the Department of Clinical Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.

Guests:

Mary Mitchell, Columnist & Editorial Board member, Chicago Sun-Times

Cynthia Lubin Langtiw, Psy.D., Professor, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

 

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