As an African American woman, I find the 2016 campaign — and now the 2017 inauguration — doubly painful. Donald Trump’s victory revealed inconvenient and ugly truths about the United States and its political system, including the persistence of racial discrimination and the continuing sting of misogyny.
"As a Black Woman, I’ll March This Weekend. But I Won’t Go to the Back of the Line." is from the January 19, 2017 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Janet Langhart Cohen and narrated by Jill Melancon.