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  • Shootings & Racial Unrest; <br> A Historical Senate Race

    Shootings & Racial Unrest;
    A Historical Senate Race

    Police shootings of black men and women lead to unrest as both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton propose solutions. The first Senate race between two women of color - A.G. Kamala Harris and Rep. Loretta Sanchez - will take place in California.

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  • Clinching Women's Votes, Jill Stein, <br> Transgender Pregnancy

    Clinching Women's Votes, Jill Stein,
    Transgender Pregnancy

    How are Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton polling among married and unmarried women? And can the Libertarians or Greens take over the election? To The Contrary interviews Jill Stein. Can new medical advancements change what the American family looks like in years to come?

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  • Women's Equality: A National Monument

    Women's Equality: A National Monument

    A documentary episode on the historic Belmont Paul Women’s Equality National Monument, the final headquarters of the National Woman’s Party. The 200-year-old home on Capitol Hill is a treasure trove of the Women’s Suffrage Movement.

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Full Episode

Our Nation's Infrastructure At Risk

Our Nation's Infrastructure At Risk

This To The Contrary documentary special takes a look at infrastructure.

Webisode

TTC Extra: Animal Abuser Registry

TTC Extra: Animal Abuser Registry

A Florida county approved a measure that will track people who abuse animals.

Women's News

Presidential Debate: What To Watch For As Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump Face Off
The New York Times

September 26, 2016  | Read More »

The spectacle of it alone is alluring: one of the world’s most famous women onstage for 90 commercial-free minutes alongside one of the country’s most recognizable men, in the ultimate convergence of celebrity and politics.

Saudi Women File Petition To End Male Guardianship System
BBC

September 26, 2016  | Read More »

A petition signed by more than 14,000 Saudi women calling for an end to the country's male guardianship system has been handed to the government. Women must have the consent of a male guardian to travel abroad, and often need permission to work or study.

Is Choosing To Stay At Home Sustainable For Women? (Int'l)
The Federalist

September 26, 2016  | Read More »

During the recent British prime minister race, candidate Andrea Leadsom made the following comment: “Genuinely I feel that being a mum means you have a real stake in the future of our country, a tangible stake.” Many said the statement sounded like criticism against Leadsom’s Tory leadership rival then, Theresa May, who is now the new U.K. prime minister.

Komen Grant Will Support Breast Cancer Screenings And Treatments For Black Women
The Dallas Morning News

September 26, 2016  | Read More »

Black women are 40 percent more likely to die from breast cancer than whites — an appalling statistic that Austin billionaire Robert F. Smith and Susan G. Komen intend to change.


Blog

Shootings & Racial Unrest; A Historical Senate Race

September 23, 2016 Shootings & Racial Unrest; A Historical Senate Race

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the killings of black men and women by police and the historic California senate race.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Journalist Anushay Hossain, Washington Examiner’s Ashe Schow, Conservative Commentator Dana White, and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC).

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The Beauty Way

September 14, 2016 The Beauty Way

By Sallie Bingham

The Navajo/Diné traditional prayer is called “The Beauty Way.” Here it is in Diné—the Navajo name for their nation—and translated into English.

In beauty I walk
With beauty before me I walk
With beauty behind me I walk
With beauty above me I walk
With beauty around me I walk
It has become beauty again
It has become beauty again
It has become beauty again
It has become beauty again

Hózhóogo naasháa doo
Shitsijí’ hózhóogo naasháa doo
Shikéédéé hózhóogo naasháa doo
Shideigi hózhóogo naasháa doo
T’áá altso shinaagóó hózhóogo naasháa doo
Hózhó náhásdlíí’
Hózhó náhásdlíí’
Hózhó náhásdlíí’
Hózhó náhásdlíí’

 
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The Host

About the Host - Bonnie Erbé

To The Contrary Host: Bonnie Erbé

Bonnie Erbé is a nonpartisan, award-winning American journalist and television host based in the Washington, D.C. area who has ...

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