With Racial and Sexual Reckoning, a Moral Awakening in America?

Carla Seaquist
7 min readJun 24, 2020

It’s happening — at last: Moral awakening in America. But can it be sustained?

Amidst the extreme disruption of these last several years — the ancient Greeks would properly call it Chaos — and amidst the dread of the deadly coronavirus pandemic, it may be hard to parse. But there is meaning coursing through the powerful currents buffeting America at present, and it is meaning that is moral — that is, having to do with the rightness and wrongness of things.

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Carla Seaquist

Our times examined via politics, culture, morality. Author, "Can America Save Itself from Decline?" (Vol. II). Playwright. Fmr. HuffPost. www.carlaseaquist.com.