A Country Divided, Women United: In Volution and Womanhood in Reagan’s America

When I set foot into the dimly lit Nitery Theater on Saturday November 12, my heart was still heavy. Following Tuesday’s election, my faith in this country (unlike that highest, hardest glass ceiling) had shattered, and I was gripped with an indescribably piercing pain as I faced the reality that hatred had triumphed. As a brown woman, I sat dejected and demoralized, struggling to reconcile the America that I had created in my head with the one that had voted.

As In Volution, a TAPS capstone project written by senior Madelaine Bixler, began, I was immediately forced to reckon with the […] Read more…

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