Let's Talk: Crossing a Riven Country
Crossing a Riven Country
Joe Wilkins Moves Across the Country During a Pandemic
What’s it like to drive across a nation in the midst of a pandemic resurgence, widespread protests over police brutality, and a divided political landscape? Orion contributor Joe Wilkins sends us his first in a two-part web series as his family prepares to make the cross-country road trip from New York to Oregon.
Wilkins addresses his privilege and settler ancestry, while reading James Baldwin aloud to his children and discussing racism in America. Come along.
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