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Women’s History Month Profile: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton

March 10, 2017

This week on To The Contrary, Bonnie Erbé sits down with Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) to chronicle her life and achievements. Did you know that before becoming a member of Congress, Del. Norton was the head of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, a lawyer who represented famous class action lawsuits, and a part of the civil rights movement? Read on!

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A Day Without Women

March 09, 2017


Building on the great strength and cooperation we have shown, across the country and across the world, in support of women at this embattled time, a call went out to make yesterday A Day Without Women—a day when women did not go to work.

Since I work for myself and by myself, I was challenged to find a way to honor this vision. I found myself allied with the many women who can’t take a day off from work because they have no paid leave, like the young woman collecting dirty dishes in the coffee shop yesterday morning. At least I could wear a spot of red as a sign of support, my ACLU button, “Dissent is Patriotic.”

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International Women's Day

March 08, 2017 A sign shows class solidarity at the International Women's Day March, Wednesday March 8th, 2017.

This past International Women's Day, To The Contrary spent the day with women from diverse backgrounds, as they spoke out against the inequality, and violence they face.

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Women's History Month: Hatshepsut

March 07, 2017

Meet Hatshepsut, a female Egyptian pharoah who left her mark on the country thousands of years after her reign. She became the queen of Egypt after marrying her half-brother at the age of 12. Later, she took on full power of Egypt, co-ruling alongside her husband Thutmose II. 

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A TTC Documentary: The Belmont Paul Women's Equality National Monument

March 03, 2017

This week on a special documentary episode of To The Contrary, Bonnie Erbe explores the historic Belmont Paul Women’s Equality National Monument, the final headquarters of the National Woman’s Party. Declared a national monument in 2016 by President Barack Obama, the 200-year-old home sitting on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. is a treasure trove of the Women’s Suffrage Movement.

With the country’s first feminist library being housed in the Belmont Paul Women’s Equality National Monument, Bonnie reports on the work done by Alice Paul and other suffragists who lived in this house. The impressive collection showcases their push for the Equal Rights Amendment and women’s equality all around. 

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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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