Last night I was numb. This morning I am angry, sad, and scared. I feel a little bit helpless and hopeless. However, I have to say that being on Facebook for the past 12 hours has been an immense help. Facebook truly feels like a support system right now. People are posting statuses about their pain and frustration, as well as links to articles explaining what we can do from here. Some people are suggesting programs that we can donate to. Others are creating and sharing events for marches and protests.
All of this hasn’t made me feel any better about the outcome of this election, but it has made me feel less alone. Social media is a powerful tool and I’m grateful to it right now.
For those who might be interested, here is a link to a Facebook event about a march in LA: