The cover shows a white teenage boy, along with the title and coverline “An American Boy: What it’s like to grow up white, middle class and male in the era of social media, school shootings, toxic masculinity, #MeToo, and a divided country.”
The article profiles Ryan Morgan, 17, from West Bend, Wisconsin. It discusses his school experiences, girlfriend and political views. The article details Ryan's love for sneakers, video games and hunting. He also delves into an altercation with a female classmate that led to the teenager receiving a ticket.