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Election & Black Vote; Raising the Race; Black Heroines

February 12, 2016

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss important topics relating to Black History Month. We talk about the importance of the black vote in the presidential race, the new book Raising the Race, and important black heroines.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Avis Jones-DeWeever, the Founder of the Exceptional Leadership Institute for Women; DC Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton; Conservative Commentator Dana White; and Patrice Lee, Senior Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum & National Spokeswoman for Generation Opportunity.

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Black History Month Spotlight Series: Michelle Obama

February 11, 2016 Michelle Obama

Check out the latest installment in our Black History Month Spotlight Series focusing on influential black women. 

Today's great American woman: Michelle Obama

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February 10, 2016

by Sallie Bingham

It may seem strange to say that last night’s New Hampshire victory, by twenty points, of an apparently harmless, idealistic old man is the beginning of the release of horrors. But I think it may be.

We expected his victory in Vermont and New Hampshire but not by this latest, large percentage. We can understand how his message of radical change appeals to young people and to our increasingly large population of disenfranchised white people—disenfranchised by a political system that ignores them in the same way it has always tried to ignore other minorities. But this is a minority that is not used to being ignored.

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Young Women & Elections; Military Draft; Football & Feminism

February 05, 2016

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss young women and their political involvement, women registering for the draft & football and feminism.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is The Washington Examiner’s Ashe Schow, Co-founder, Reproaction Erin Matson, Journalist Blogger Anushay Hossain, Conservative Commentator Dana White

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Millennials Are Feeling the Bern

February 02, 2016

by Lucy Lansing

Millennials are excited about Bernie Sanders. When young women have a choice in the Democratic Party between an old white man and an actual woman (poor Martin O'Malley won essentially 0% support in the Iowa caucus), it's surprising that Hillary is becoming less of a legitimate contender. Bernie Sanders appeals to young people because of his openness and willingness to engage opposition on important issues. He is unpresumptuous--an unkempt grandfather who is adorably outraged at the state of American government. Bernie does not shy away from demonstrating his anger and frustration with the state of the economy, the environment, or any other realm in which Congress has not made, in his view, enough of a positive impact.

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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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