This article was first published in Maria Shriver’s Sunday Paper
Every time I vote, as I hope we all did last Tuesday, I get a little misty-eyed. For most of history, most people haven’t had voting rights. Feudal systems, slavery, dictatorships, colonialism—so many structures suppressed so many people for so long. When my father was born, American women still didn’t have this basic right. I’m so grateful to everyone who has fought to let my voice be heard.
That said, I sometimes fret that my one little vote may be too little, too late, to change the world in [...]