Of all the ways a president can have an impact on our day-to-day lives, we don’t talk enough about cabinet appointees

It’s closing time. The polls will be closing shortly. Policy discussions are over. The door knocking and texting of the weekend’s final get out the vote (GOTV) push are done. The two campaigns have asked as many potential voters as possible: Have you voted yet? Do you know where your…

A century and a half after the 15th Amendment was ratified, voters have never had less faith that their vote would be counted

Earlier this week, I was going through my normal morning routine — drinking iced coffee, looking out the window, settling my mind for the day ahead — when my phone rang with the first work call of the morning. …

Biden is a skilled debater, but he’s never gone up against someone so unorthodox and willing to lie

While presidential debates tend to be a reserved, even genteel affair, it’s difficult not to think that tonight’s first showdown between Donald Trump and Joe Biden will feel a lot more like a title fight in Las Vegas. …

Despite all the president’s tweets, the NFL’s acknowledgment of player protest will bring the message of racial justice to millions

Fall is my favorite time of the year. There is an easiness to the season. Crisp weather, dope jackets, a relaxing drive up the Hudson Parkway with the fall foliage coloring your way to upstate New York. Pumpkin spice lattes, Trader Joe’s unlimited supply of all things pumpkin, hearty soups…

It’s not an easy conversation to have, but it’s an important one

Sen. Kamala Harris has a problem with Black men. Rather, Black men have a problem with Sen. Kamala Harris.

Since her selection as presidential candidate Joe Biden’s running mate, I’ve received a deluge of phone calls, text messages, and WhatsApp group chats from Black men — only two of whom…

Black purchasing power is growing far faster than its White counterpart — and now we need to figure out how to leverage it

Since March, when New York City first shuttered its offices, restaurants, and most retail, I’ve done virtually all my shopping online. I was never an online shopper, but now I don’t know how I existed this long. This has been a vast shift in my spending patterns. Before, I traveled…

Thanks to the digital divide, remote learning threatens to jeopardize a generation of at-risk youth

I’m a glass-is-always-half-full kind of guy. Always have been. My whole life, I’ve accepted a challenge just so I could find its solution. When fear rears its head, I acknowledge the feeling but try not to allow it to take root; instead, I keep pushing forward. But right now, there…

Mike Muse

Mike Muse Intersects Politics x Pop Culture. He is host of "The Mike Muse Show" on SiriusXM & Co-host "Sway in the Morning" on SiriusXM & ABC News Contributor

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