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Presidential Election Home Stretch: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton rally voters. We speak with Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway. Going Flat: Women choose to "go flat" after cancer surgery. PANEL: Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD), Ann Stone, Jennifer Higgins, Lara Brown
Politics This Week: The latest in the presidential and down-ballot races. Obamacare Premiums: Costs on the rise. Good Girls Revolt: The new show on Amazon Video is a re-telling of a real-life sex discrimination case led by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton. Panel: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Saba Ahmed, Atima Omara, Ashe Schow
Early voting and gender leads: As early voting begins in some states, how will the gender leads turn out for each candidate? What will those results mean for election day? Debbie Allen's “Freeze Frame...Stop the Madness”: A look at Debbie Allen's latest artistic and theatrical masterpiece, opening this month and the Kennedy Center, highlights race issues and police brutality. PANEL: Representative Donna Edwards (D-MD), President and Founder of The Republican Muslim Coalition Saba Ahmed Civil Rights Lawyer Jenifer Rajkumar, and Senior Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum Julie Gunlock.
Sexual Assault & Trump: Allegations continue against Donald Trump. Will he be able to secure the women's vote? Americans with Disabilities Act: The challenges faced by Americans with disabilities, more than 25 years after the passage of the ADA. Panel: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Celinda Lake, Rina Shah, Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Marian Vessels
Baby Boomers & The Election: While the focus has been on how to earn the millennial vote, a study reveals what issues matter to baby boomers the most. Interviews with Celinda Lake, Neera Tanden and Diana Diana Furchtgott-Roth. Incarcerated Women: How women with a criminal history reenter society and join the workforce. Panel: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Ann Stone, Linda Chavez, Atima Omara.
Race, Gender & Politics: The racial and gender divides that surround the presidential raee between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Pronatalism: Why Michele Goodwin says American society is hyper-focused on childbirth. Panel: Debra Carnahan, Genevieve Wood, Patricia Sosa, Saba Ahmedd
Shootings & Racial Unrest: Police shootings of black men and women lead to unrest as both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton propose solutions. A Historical Senate Race: The first Senate race between two women of color - Kamala Harris and Loretta Sanchez - will take place in California. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Ashe Schow, Anushay Hossain, Dana White
Clinching Women's Votes: How are Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump and Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton polling among married and unmarried women? Can the Independent or Green Party take over the election? To The Contrary interviews Jill Stein.Transgender Pregnancy: Evan's story. Can new medical advancements change what the American family looks like in years to come. Panel: Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD), Saba Ahmed, Sarah McBride, Saba Ahmed
This encore presentation of The Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument showcases a newly designated site declared a monument by President Obama in 2016. This was the original home of the National Women’s Party and holds the country’s first feminist library. Alice Paul and other suffragists moved into the house to lobby congress for the Equal Right’s Amendment. In order to gain lawmakers attention, the suffragists used tactics such as picketing the white house and putting on pageants to call for change. Although the fight for women’s equality is not over yet, the artifacts and treasures on display throughout this monument stand as a reminder of the movement.
Nate Parker: "Birth of a Nation" director faces questions about past rape case, of which he was acquitted. Donald Trump Campaign: Will the promotion of Kellyanne Conway along with the arrival of Steve Bannon bring women into the Trump camp? Burkini Controversy: French towns ban swimsuit worn by some Muslim women. PANEL: Sam Bennett, Atima Omara, Jennifer Higgins, Ashe Schow
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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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