To My Trump Supporting and Trump Ambivalent Friends

There are a lot of people I know and love, mostly white, who have been very frustrated with the negative response of many Americans to the Trump presidency. Who have seen the response as melodramatic, self-pitying and unfair. And I won’t pretend that all of the responses to our new president-elect have been entirely rational… Continue reading To My Trump Supporting and Trump Ambivalent Friends

Five Things I Know to Be True in the Wake of the Election

This is the piece that made me realize I really did need a place to write things, if only so I could have an excuse to think them through properly.  Although this did not originally appear here, I’m putting it here both because it’s still how I’m thinking and because I enjoy documentation.  I’m also never… Continue reading Five Things I Know to Be True in the Wake of the Election