A seated Audre Lorde beams while wearing a black hat and a multicolored patchwork jacket

Break Time!

The Colorlines team has some year-end goodness on deck, but we’re taking some time off from the daily grind. 

Donald Trump and the Disaffected, White, Working Class Voter

Through blatant racism and Islamophbia, Donald Trump has captured a mass of White, Midwestern, working class people who haven’t felt represented by either of the major parties and share some of the same views. How will his us-against-them strategy impact a country that is as divided as it was before the Civil War?