This is New York, where I am supposed to be safe, as a black man, as a gay man. The decision we all need to make is about who this nation truly belongs to, and how to stand up to and say no to the people who continue to try to hijack it from us.
Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are still, incomprehensibly, tied in the polls. If George W. Bush could be re-elected after his first four years, anything is possible. Romney and Obama are neck and neck in this race; we shouldn’t be talking about ties in the polls, we should be in the streets, outraged at the mere suggestion reproductive rights could even be threatened, much less overturned.