In this issue:
"Words and Wounds" by David Remnick: President Trump bears out Toni Morrison's warnings about the violence of language.
THE POLITICAL SCENE
"The Vote Next Time" by Jelani Cobb: The American electorate is changing. Stacey Abrams wants to insure that every ballot counts.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"A House of Their Own" by Larissa MacFarquhar: The transformations of a battered women's shelter, from radical feminism to the #WhyIStayed era.