Lion's Roar

Will We Open the Door or Close It?

THE NOVEMBER MIDTERM elections made two things abundantly clear to me. First, change is afoot. Deep change. Desperately needed change. Life-giving change. Real change. Change led by a new generation of national and local leaders committed to truly representing the many voices that comprise our collective American life. And it’s thrilling!

Newly elected leaders such as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Sharice Davids, Antonio Delgado, Ayanna Pressley, and so many others stand on the front edge of this great wave of change. They represent more than demographic diversity; they seal sweeping change—proudly championing their

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