Ebony Magazine Reveals Stunning Cover As the Trump Era Begins

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On Wednesday, Ebony magazine revealed its February cover featuring some truly beautiful art: a reimagining Grant Wood’s American Gothic as a black family bracing themselves for a world where Donald Trump is the President of the United States.


Kadir Nelson provides the artwork, and the issue asks how the black families and the larger black community can survive the Trump era.

Black Americans are one of the many vulnerable groups worried about the impacts of a Trump presidency, especially considering Trump has a history of racism against black people and continues to be extremely racist on a regular basis.

The issue features commentary from The Root’s Kirsten West Savali, Jelani Cobb, Isabel Wilkerson and more.

Senior Writer, Jezebel


Global Beet

This isn’t the first time we’ve had white supremacists in the white house. Black folks can get through this the same way we always have. And this may (almost certainly) be my darker side talking here, but i hope that whites feel a fraction of what blacks and other minorities have and will have to go through and learn to give a damn. I refuse to believe that the yearning for white privilege/supremacy is that potent.