• Stopping Sexual Assault<br>On Campus and in the Military

    Stopping Sexual Assault
    On Campus and in the Military

    Stopping sexual assault has become the focus of two institutions: higher education and the military. We take a look at what has been done and what more could be done to stop more people from becoming victims.

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  • Millennial Feminists & Armchair Activism

    Millennial Feminists & Armchair Activism

    Millennial Feminists: Some older feminists say millennials are not as feminist as they hoped. Meanwhile, some young women flood social media with #WhyIDontNeedFeminism. Armchair Activism: Are young feminist activists spending too much time online and not doing enough in the "real world"? PANEL: Erin Matson, Rina Shah Bharara, Anushay Hossain, Francesca Chambers

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  • Entitlements; Discipline in Public Schools

    Entitlements; Discipline in Public Schools

    Entitlements; Lawmakers proposing restrictions to welfare. Discipline in Public Schools; Are minority girls disciplined in school more harshly than others? PANEL: Anushay Hossain, Jennifer Marshall, Danielle Moodie-Mills, and Darlene Kennedy.

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  • Food Security

    Food Security

    The threats to our food supply, including illness and environmental factors. And, the issues that arise with The transportation of goods.

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Millennial Feminists & Armchair Activism

Millennial Feminists & Armchair Activism

Millennial Feminists: Some older feminists say millennials are not as feminist as they hoped. Meanwhile, some young women ...

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TTC Extra: Successful Anti-Sexual Assault Program

TTC Extra: Successful Anti-Sexual Assault Program

Two Canadian universities have implemented a program which successfully reduced sexual assault. The program gives ...

Women's News

Bobbi Kristina Brown dies at 22

July 27, 2015  | Read More »

Brown, the daughter of late superstar Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown, died Sunday at the age of 22, a representative of the Houston family said in a statement.

Anti-Choice Laws Grow, U.S. Maternal Deaths Rise

July 27, 2015  | Read More »

Now is the time for reproductive justice activists, including the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, to begin the battle for the hearts and minds of the American public. The polls tell us repeatedly that most American people support access to abortion.

Cleveland Transit Cop Pepper Sprays Black Lives Matter Attendees

July 27, 2015  | Read More »

The conference, whose full title is the National Convening of the Movement for Black Lives, began Friday at Cleveland State University. Thousands of activists from across the nation gathered for panels and workshops with the goal of holding officials accountable for police brutality following the deaths of Sandra Bland, Mike Brown, Tamir Rice and Eric Garner.

How can I tell my new boss that I’m pregnant?

July 27, 2015  | Read More »

A woman has landed her dream job and just discovered she’s pregnant. Mariella Frostrup says that she should celebrate first, then choose a moment to tell her boss


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TTC Millennial Voices
And Still I Rise

July 21, 2015 <b>TTC Millennial Voices</b><br> And Still I Rise

By: Aima Corinaldi

As an African American woman entering the workforce I have noticed how most leadership and high level positions are held by white men. I was excited when I found out I would be working with To the Contrary Associate Producer Ariel Edem to produce a package about African American women leaders in the labor force. I was very excited to be a part of creating this segment because it was directly related to me. After reading the book And Still I Rise: Black Women Labor Leaders, I delved even deeper into the issues of workforce inequality.  And Still I Rise was written by Kimberly Freeman Brown, who compiled 27 interviews from different female African American labor leaders nationwide. These women were from a variety of industries and shared their experiences throughout the different stages of their careers. The book highlights many of the issues African American women face that often times prevents them from excelling to leadership roles. I realized these were very serious issues I would probably face in the near future. Although women make up 51% of the US population this is not reflected when it comes to leadership. I had the privilege of sitting down with Ms. Brown and getting a more in depth look at the overall issue and her motivation for writing the book.

Ms. Brown outlines many of the issues that Black women in labor and in the work force in general face such as wage theft, sexual harassment, racial discrimination, and unequal pay for women. She explains that despite barriers, young Black women aspire to leadership positions and how important it is for them to see others like themselves in these roles. She goes on to acknowledge Black women labor leaders like Arlene Hope Baker and Clayola Brown stating, “they want to be sure that the voices of people who look like them, who aren’t often in decision-making positions as it relates to what they do for a living, they want to make sure that their voices are heard.”

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Young Feminists

July 17, 2015 Young Feminists

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss whether millennial women are feminist enough and the changing face of activism.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is The Daily Mail’s Francesca Chambers, Liberal Commentator Erin Matson, Republican Strategist Rina Shah Bharara, Journalist Anushay Hossain.

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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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