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The Washington Post’s She The People: Michelle Obama and the Broadsides on the Black Woman’s Backside

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Somatic norm image within the white community is changing to reflect what has always been the standard of beauty in the black community. The one thing that remains the same however is that our black is, and has always been, beautiful.

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The Washington Post’s She The People: Five Black Women Brought their ‘A’ Game to the Super Bowl

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Five black women brought their ‘A game’ to the Super Bowl by Michelle D. Bernard February 5, 2013 Beyonce Knowles, center, performing at the Super Bowl. (Video) There’s been a lot of chatter over the lack of feminist outrage over Beyonce’s half time show which, as one blogger complained, was “overly sexy,”  and “felt more […]

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The Washington Post’s She the People: With Women in Combat, will Military Finally Address Epidemic of Sexual Assault?

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January 24, 2013 Thursday, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta will announce that the Department of Defense will lift the ban on women serving in combat roles. This announcement comes on the heels of Wednesday’s hearing before the House Armed Services Committee on the Review of Sexual Misconduct by Basic Training Instructors at Lackland Air Force […]

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Loomis Chaffee Campus News: Michelle Bernard Talks Politics

Michelle Bernard Talks Politics Posted 10/12/2012 04:45PM Michelle Bernard, political and legal analyst, author, and CEO of the Bernard Center for Women, Politics & Public Policy, captivated the LC community Friday afternoon with her perspective on the upcoming election and state of politics in the U.S. She spoke to students and faculty about the game […]

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The Washington Post’s “She the People”:

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Bernard Center president & CEO Michelle D. Bernard argues that in November, African Americans, women, and persons of color who embrace conservative principles will not look to the Republican party in pursuit of the promises of our Declaration of the Independence.

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The Washington Post’s She the People: Scott Walker’s Survival Isn’t the End of Democracy

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June 6, 2012 By, Michelle D. Bernard Despite all the gnashing of teeth over Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s survival of a recall attempt, the broader national message isn’t the death of democracy. On the contrary, it’s that the American people are willing to make tough decisions to get their public finances under control. Wisconsin Republican […]

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The Washington Post’s She The People: National Women’s History Museum Deserves a Place on the National Mall

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The Washington Post’s She The People, May 10, 2012 If only it were possible this Mother’s Day … I would thank Sojourner Truth and Harriett Tubman for their work in the anti-slavery and women’s rights movements of their time. I would thank Susan B. Anthony and Victoria Woodhull for their dedication to women’s suffrage and […]

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The Hill: President Obama’s Support for Gay Marriage Demonstrates the Moral Leadership America Needs

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The Hill’s Pundits Blog, May 10, 2012, by Michelle D. Bernard The manner in which those who would be president view the basic civil liberties and rights of all Americans regardless of race, religion, ethnicity or sexual orientation says all that we need to know about the moral character of those who would be president […]

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The Washington Post’s She The People: Sorry North Carolina, Marriage Is A Basic Civil Right

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The Washington Post’s She The People, May 9, 2011 I am a Christian.  I believe that America is the greatest nation on earth.  I also believe that the much-ballyhooed fight to preserve the socially conservative notion of “traditional American family values” is nothing more than an attempt to go back in time to an era where […]

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