Throughout history, women have fought towards achieving equality in Western society. Despite the progress made, tragedies had to take place for the people in power to realize that there was any injustice going on.
In the United States, a thick history of racism is ingrained into the American identity.
This article includes a discussion of hierarchy and privilege in modern society, descriptions of conversations and interactions I've had in my hometown, and some important ideas I learned from psychologist Tara Brach.
Voicing your concerns is the first step against a presidency that isn't working for you. That's how I felt about Trump.