The Triumph of Democracy: The Tale of Two Weeks

The Triumph of Democracy: The Tale of Two Weeks

Over the last two weeks, I twice wiped tears from my eyes. The first was on Jan. 6 when insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol, desecrating the sanctuary and cradle of American democracy. The second was on Jan. 20 listening to Amanda Gorman, the National Youth Poet...
We Don’t Do Kings

We Don’t Do Kings

As Donald Trump basks in a self-designed and elaborate military send-off from Washington and Joe Biden takes the solemn oath of office as our 46th president, I am reminded that in America, we don’t do kings. We do elections. Free and fair elections: cries and lies of...
Trumpism Must Leave; Hope Must Enter

Trumpism Must Leave; Hope Must Enter

President-elect Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump last week to become the 46th president of the United States. Even though the current president remains defiant, refusing to concede the election based on debunked claims of voter fraud, the stark reality is...
US Must Now Nourish New Narrative

US Must Now Nourish New Narrative

The election has brought about a change that a significant majority of voters believed is needed, and it has been celebrated nationally and internationally in what appears to be an unprecedented fashion. Divisions still exist, and resistance to change is predictable....