January 12, 2017 at 08:52PM on Facebook

“But as I watch my students—white and black and brown and gay and straight and Christian and Muslim and atheist and upper- and middle- and lower-class youth—I’m grateful at how much more aware they are than I was at their age, how less likely they are to casually extricate themselves from oppressive systems and just focus on something else.”
The first essay in Atticus Review’s “Life in the Age of Trump” series is cautiously optimistic. (Atticus Review, you may remember, is the literary magazine that sent a reporter to cover the Trump rallies last year when few in the mainstream media were yet doing so.)
Silence for the Sake of Peace: On Politics, Huck Finn, and Lies We Tell Ourselves