2016 Election: Hope Amidst Despair

276 to 228. I went to bed last night, resigned to the fact that we would have a Trump presidency as the result of the 2016 election. I woke up and immediately checked my phone to see if it might truly be. Upon learning the news, I checked the numbers for the House and the Senate. As a Democrat, I was disappointed to find that a Republican majority had won both. As a woman of color who has not been quiet in my personal history or political stances, I was afraid. I found I was not alone. So many...

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