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Millennial Voices: Malala Yousafzai, a Humanitarian, a Hero, and a Wonk

September 27, 2017 KPU Director Shyheim Snead (left), Malala Yousafzai, and AU President Sylvia Burwell. Credit: AU Photo Collective & Meriam Salem

By: Danielle Korzhenyak 

Crowds of American University students, faculty, and alumni gathered into the tightly packed Bender Arena gymnasium waiting for Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai. She was there to accept AU’s Wonk of the Year award. She’s the 4th person to receive the award, which is presented to someone, who has demonstrated engagement, passion, and determination in their field.

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Women & the GOP; Hiring Discrimination; Women as Providers

September 22, 2017

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the GOP’s “women problem,”  hiring discrimination levels not going down, and how men and women are perceived differently when it comes to being providers.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Republican Strategist Jennifer Higgins, Voto Latino’s Maria Teresa Kumar, and Women for Trump’s Ann Stone.

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DACA Protesters Plan to Continue the Fight

September 08, 2017

by Sawyer Phillips

Signs in Spanish and English bobbed over the heads of DACA protestors in the early September humidity. “Undocumented and unafraid” and “Justicia y dignidad para los inmigrantes” (justice and dignity for immigrants) were just a few of the messages posted on banners. The emotion was thicker than the air. More than one hundred demonstrators gathered in front of the White House on Tuesday to protest President Trump’s decision to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy.

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Trump Gender Gap, Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program Cuts, Girl Scouts vs. Boy Scouts

August 25, 2017

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss Trump’s approval among men and women, cutting the teen pregnancy prevention program and allowing girls to join the Boys Scouts.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Carrie Lukas, President, Independent Women’s Forum; Lara Brown, Associate Professor, George Washington University; Manal Omar, CEO & Founder, Across Red Lines & Truman National Security Fellow; Rina Shah, Republican Strategist

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

August 01, 2017

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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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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