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The “Skinny Bill”: The GOP’s attempt to repeal Obamacare ended after the proposed “skinny bill” failed to garner enough votes. Trump and LGBT Issues: The Trump administration sparked outrage from LGBT groups by opposing employment protections and announcing plans to ban transgender soldiers. Women CEOs: The New York Times’ Susan Chira’s op-ed shines light on the lack of female CEOs at Fortune 500 companies. Panel: Former Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD); Patrice Onwuka, Rina Shah, Debra Carnahan
Domestic Violence: A new Washington state law warns survivors if abusers are attempting to buy guns. Climate Change: The impact of family planning on global warming. Feminism & Victimology: Camille Paglia says Title IX is not helping women. Panel: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Ann Stone, Anushay Hossain, Jennifer Higgins
ontinuing our interview series with women thought leaders, Bonnie Erbé interviewed Jill Filipovic. In her recent book The H-Spot: The Feminist Pursuit of Happiness, she discusses happiness and how it shapes the course of life. Filipovic also discusses how the political climate has the potential to negatively effect women's rights if their needs are not considered in policy making.
Millennial Parents: Why one study says the "success sequence" for young people includes marriage. Donald Trump Tweets: The president's attack on a cable news host drew widespread condemnation. ProtectHer: Alexis Jones on how to make young athletes part of the solution when it comes to sexual assault. Panel: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Carrie Lukas; Anushay Hossain; Ann Stone
Bonnie Erbé sits down with Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) to chronicle her life and achievements, from the civil rights movement, to the "Good Girls Revolt" Newsweek case, to the EEOC, to Congress.
Women Senators: A record 11 women are up in 2018, with 10 being Democrats. Education Budget: Cuts to after school programs and more money for school choice and religious schools. Forced Marriage: A problem usually thought of only happening in far off lands actually occurs in the US as well. Panel: Ann Stone, Avis Jones De-Weever, Patrice Lee, Debra Carnahan
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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 ...More »
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.Read More »
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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