The "Trump's Coming" Challenge is the new Mannequin Challenge — with a devastating twist

The "Trump's Coming" Challenge is the new Mannequin Challenge — with a devastating twist
Source: Twitter
Source: Twitter

Most of America's teens are under voting-age, but that doesn't mean they can't make their feelings about President-elect Donald Trump known to the world. 

The latest method is called the "Trump's Coming" Challenge, and it goes like this: A bunch of teens are hanging out, doing normal teen-stuff, when suddenly someone yells "Trump's coming!" and everyone scatters.

Viral challenges aren't the only way teens with concerns about Trump are making their voices heard — massive walkouts have happened in several high schools, from San Francisco to Washington D.C. to Seattle.

And while the #TrumpsComingChallenge may be (sort of) a joke, the fear of Trump's impending takeover has injected into many groups across the United States — like Muslim Americans, who fear violence and surveillance, and LGBTQ Americans, who fear Trump's judicial appointees will roll back basic rights, and pro-choice Americans, who fear a Trump presidency might mean the end of safe and legal abortion —  is a grim reality. 

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Anna Swartz

Anna is a staff writer for Mic covering breaking news. She can be reached at aswartz@mic.com.

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