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DeVos Booed at HBCU" The Education Secretary’s speech was met with protest by students. Healthcare Working Group: Senate Republicans defended their all-male panel. Strange Campus Sexual Assault Stats: Skepticism as almost 90% of campuses reported 0 sexual assaults. Panel: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Francesca Chambers, Erin Matson, Anneke E. Green
House Passes Trumpcare: The new healthcare law was heavily criticized by Democrats, but Republicans say the final bill will be improved. Comp Time Rules: New rules about comp time vs. overtime pay arouse controversy. Hillary & Ivanka: More alike than you may think? Panel: Ann Stone, Latifa Lyles, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Patrice Lee
Family Planning Rollback: Is this the end of Planned Parenthood? Gender-Reassignment Surgery :Should health insurance cover it? First Amendment: Is the nation in a First Amendment crisis? Panel: Ann Stone, Latifa Lyles, Jennifer Higgins, Patricia Sosa
Gorsuch & Women: How will Gorsuch’s confirmation affect women’s rights? O'Reilly Allegations: Was it appropriate for President Trump to come to his defense? Fewer Than 80 Days: How meaningful are President Trump’s efforts toward women?
As equal pay day nears, we took a look at the issues that women, particularly black women, face in the workplace. Should the Trump administration be praised or criticized for the role and inclusion of women in the White House and in policy? What will happen to these offices under the Trump administration? We speak with Phyllis Greenberger, senior vice president of HealthyWomen.
Social Safety Net: What can Americans expect from President Trump when it comes to cuts to social programs? Ivanka Trump's Role: Is the president daughter more about policy or PR? Hidden Figures: We look at the book about the groundbreaking black women of NASA that inspired the Oscar-nominated movie. PANEL: Anne Stone, Rina Shah, Anushay Hossain, Hilary Rosen
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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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