- Sophia Nelson goes way back with Kellyanne Conway; says Conway is sensitive to race issues, should tell her boss
- She says Trump needs to know that people of color can't move forward with him until he shows them he understands their concerns
Sophia A. Nelson is an author and freelance journalist. She is a former committee counsel for the House Government Reform and Oversight Committee. Her new book, "E Pluribus One: Reclaiming Our Founders' Vision for a United America" (Hachette) comes out January 2017. Follow her on Twitter. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN)I've known Kellyanne Conway for 25 years. Before she was the campaign manager who sent President-elect Donald Trump to the White House, she did the polling for my first congressional campaign in 1996 in our home district, New Jersey's 1st.