Jan. 28, 2021

They’re Still Out There

They’re Still Out There

The past few weeks have been filled with Insurrection, Impeachment and Inauguration. Although we had a change in administration, it doesn’t mean that they’ve had a change of heart!  Nicole and Janine sit down with Ashanti Smith, the young African American woman who was assaulted, attacked and harassed by a group of Trump supporters on Black Lives Matter Plaza during the United States Capitol Insurrection. 

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Ashanti Smith

Insurrection Survivor

Ms. Ashanti Smith is a 28 year-old African American woman who resides in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. On January 5th, Ms. Smith was assaulted, attacked and harassed by a group of Trump supporters on Black Lives Matter Plaza during the U.S Capital takeover. She is now facing criminal charges along with being relieved from employment as a licensed, unarmed, Special Police Officer pending an investigation. Ms. Smith has raised over $240,000 from donors nationwide to assist with her legal fees.