The Things We Must Face


There was nothing unprecedented about 2020. We are experiencing problems that have been with us for generations, problems that stem from divisions. And those divisions are rooted in money, politics, religion, race, and other "things one should not talk about" in polite company. But these social taboos are the very things we must talk about—and face—as James Baldwin famously said, or they will keep splitting us in two over and over again.