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Women Thought Leaders: Valerie Jarrett

Women Thought Leaders: Valerie Jarrett

Extended interview with former advisor to Barack Obama, Valerie Jarrett

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TTC Extra: Michelle Obama Reflects on Personal Attacks

TTC Extra: Michelle Obama Reflects on Personal Attacks

The former first lady looks back on the criticism she faced

Women's News

Eighty Percent Of Democratic Women Think Trump Should Be Impeached
Business Insider

August 22, 2017  | Read More »

Eighty percent of Democratic women — and 46% of independent women — think President Donald Trump should be impeached, according to a new report from the Public Religion Research Institute.

A New Tune on Women’s Rights in the Arab World
The New York Times

August 22, 2017  | Read More »

LONDON — “I want to tell you something, so listen to what I say. When a man is talking, a woman should obey. She shouldn’t say ‘yes’ and then forget the next day. She should appreciate his value if she wants him to stay.”

Twitter Is 'Failing Women' By Taking Too Long To Remove Misogynistic Abuse, Yvette Cooper says
The Telegraph

August 22, 2017  | Read More »

Twitter is “failing women” who are victims of online threats and abuse by taking far too long to remove hateful and misogynistic content, Britain’s leading women’s rights charity warns today.

When It’s Hard for Women to Find Male Mentors
The Atlantic

August 22, 2017  | Read More »

In March, political chatter erupted over the a fact dredged up by The Washington Post from a 2002 The Hill article: Vice President Michael Pence won’t dine alone with any woman other than his wife, or at least that was the case in 2002. (The Hill article also noted that he will often decline drinks or dinner with solo male colleagues as well, though that was largely lost in the public conversation.)


Blog

Millennial Voices: The O.J. Simpson Case According to a Millennial

August 01, 2017 Millennial Voices: The O.J. Simpson Case According to a Millennial

by Skylar Braswell

 

Growing up, I had heard the name O.J. Simpson constantly in my home. I was born in 1994, when O.J. Simpson went to trial accused of killing his ex wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Lyle Goldman. I had no clue who he was and as I was growing up, I assumed he was an uncle or distant relative. When he was found guilty of a different crime, I gained the courage to finally ask my mother who he was. She used this moment as what many African American families consider, “The Talk”. She explained to me racial tensions within society, what it meant to commit a murder and police brutality.

 

“My biggest accomplishment is that people look at me like a man first, not a black man.” - O.J. Simpson, 1969.

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The "Skinny Bill", Trump & LGBT Issues, Women CEOs

July 28, 2017 The

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the GOP’s bill intended to repeal and replace Obamacare, the Trump administration’s attack against the LGBTQ community and the lack of women CEOs at Fortune 500 companies.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Former Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD); Patrice Onwuka, Senior Policy Analyst, Independent Women’s Voices; Rina Shah, Republican Strategist; Debra Carnahan, Former Judge and Federal Prosecutor

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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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