The 17 Most Important Things To Read About Trump's America

If you’re trying to process what happened two weeks ago, these essays are a good place to start.

1. Nikole Hannah-Jones, "The End of the Postracial Myth," The New York Times

2. John Jeremiah Sullivan, "Morning-After Pill," The Paris Review

3. Hallie Bateman, "How To Hold Anger and Summon Empathy," Lenny Letter

4. Masha Gessen, "Autocracy: Rules for Survival," the New York Review of Books

5. Marie Myung-Ok Lee, "In Trump's America, What Does the Future Hold for My Autistic Teenager?," Dame magazine

6. Wesley Morris, "We The People Aren't Sure Who 'We' Are Anymore," New York Times

7. Valeria Luiselli, "This Is How The World Ends?," LitHub

8. Jessica Hopper, "The Silver Lining Myth," MTV

9. Mark Greif, "No President," n+1

10. N. Turkuler Isiksel, "Prepare For Regime Change, Not Policy Change," Dissent

11. David Remnick, "Obama Reckons With A Trump Presidency," The New Yorker

12. Adam Serwer, "The Battle for Pluralism," The Atlantic

13. Mira Jacob, "Here's What I'm Telling My Brown Son About Trump's America," BuzzFeed Reader

14. Sarah Kendzior, "We Are Heading Into Dark Times," The Correspondent

15. Teju Cole, "A Time for Refusal," New York Times

16. Ijeoma Oluo, "Questioning Safety Pin Solidarity Revealed Why I Can't Trust White People," The Establishment

17. Hannah Giorgis, "How White People Can Support People of Color Right Now," BuzzFeed Reader