Organizational and Community Multicultural Praxis Lab
The recent election of Donald Trump as president-elect of the United States has re-opened a discourse on the state of race and racism in our country. Instances of police brutality continue to dominate television headlines, online news outlets and social media feeds.
With the conclusion of the 2016 presidential primaries, presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has turned her attention toward presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump and the November showdown that awaits them.
I began a happy dance, subsequently stopping dead in my tracks when a thought occurred — where on Earth was Mary Markley Hall? It was at that point I went through what I now refer to as “The Five Stages of Residence Hall Grief.”
Entering 2016, look for the candidate who can replicate what late-night comedians did so well for more than a decade, exciting people about otherwise dry, lifeless politics. Look for the candidate who can rise above “Trumpmania” and become a focal point in monologues from Conan and Kimmel.