Sophia Nelson wears many hats: journalist, TV pundit and social commentator, lawyer, and award-winning author. Her groundbreaking book Black Woman Redefined: Dispelling Myths and Discovering Fulfillment in the Age of Michelle Obama was originally published five years ago by BenBella and continues to garner positive critical and public acclaim.
Sophia appeared on CNN Newsroom this week to discuss Donald Trump’s new campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway. Conway and Nelson are childhood friends and worked together on Black Woman Redefined, for which Conway did the research. During the CNN segment, Sophia eloquently reflected on Donald Trump’s most recent appeal to black voters, a topic which she is uniquely qualified to discuss as a well-respected pundit and stalwart in the African American community, and the role Kellyanne Conway may be able to play in Trump’s public image. Can Kellyanne Conway turn the Trump campaign around and help him relate to black voters, or is it too late? Watch Sophia Nelson discuss below for her insights: