Can We Hold on to Hope and Change in 2020?

Why my experience in Morocco with Obama’s 2008 election seems so long ago

Shanna Loga
Sep 22, 2020 · 7 min read
Photo by Lubo Minar on Unsplash

On November 5, 2008, I woke up with the sun and walked the streets of red-brown sand lined with red-brown dwellings in a small village in Morocco. The village had begun stirring — goats bleated in the distance, old metal storefront gates screeched open, and villagers in…