The Case Against Hope

I’m not trying to depress anyone — especially recent graduates — but things are really bad, and what we need to do is act

Roxane Gay
Jun 7, 2019 · 6 min read
Photo: Alex Farfuri/Moment/Getty Images

“Now what?” is a question I ask myself often. It’s a question many recent graduates are asking themselves this spring, after collecting their hard-earned diplomas. And it is a good question for them to contemplate as they try…

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Roxane Gay

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I write. I want a tiny baby elephant. If you clap, I clap back. Books.: Ayiti, Untamed State, Bad Feminist. Difficult Women, World of Wakanda 1–5, Hunger.

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