Addressing the Violence of January 6, 2021, at the US Capitol

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 9:40pm

As we watched the violence unfold at the US Capitol, accompanied by documented displays of white supremacy, antisemitic tropes and other forms of hate, we are reminded of the words of United States Congressman Tom Lantos, the only Holocaust survivor to have served in congress. In this clip, Rep. Lantos describes his motivation to serve his country...and the emotions he felt each morning as he approached the Capitol Building.

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We encourage you to learn more about our program Stronger Than Hate @ USC.

We also draw your attention to the statement issued by USC President Carol L. Folt

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