Although New York 14 is very different from the average American congressional district, the demographic changes of our nation are headed in that direction.
'Reasoned discourse' can take place only between parties who share the same values and a similar worldview.
As a Christian American, the rainbow flag communicates to me that I am not welcome.
Black voting behavior has far reaching implications, as America changes demographically into a country less and less white.
121 former federal law enforcement officials have signed a letter urging the passage of the First Step Act.
With all the handwringing about gaps in wealth and income in our country, if we were serious we would have policies that promote, rather than prohibit, ownership.
If we look back to Barack Obama's famous speech at the 2004 Democratic Convention — the speech that put him on the political map — he sounds like Donald Trump.
Black women constitute 6 percent of our population, yet they account for 35 percent of abortions. How can Democrats possibly be serving this community by supporting and encouraging this disaster?
There are, indeed, positive things happening as result of President Trump's leadership — deregulation, a new tax bill, overall business-friendly policies and rhetoric.
Bottom line: What we call a racial divide today is really a partisan divide.