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A SIDEWIRE CHAT: Police Involved Shootings, Protests in Charlotte, Trump & Stop and Frisk

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Kristen Clarke,  president of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and legal analyst Monique Pressley join Sidewire Newsmaker and Bernard Center president Michelle D. Bernard for a discussion about police involved shootings, the protests in Charlotte, Donald Trump and the future of stop and frisk as a policing strategy. DISCUSSION HERE: Discussion Date: […]

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ELECTION 2016: Trump’s “Softer” Tone at Detroit Church

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The Bernard Center’s Michelle Bernard, Rasmussen Reports’ Amy Holmes, and the Daily Beast’s Eleanor Clift, join MSNBC’s Richard Lui to discuss Donald Trump’s false statements on the African American committee and his speech to the predominately black church in Detroit. VIDEO HERE: Air Date: September 3, 2016 Duration: 7:27

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A SIDEWIRE CHAT: The Mothers of the Movement Speeches at the Democratic Convention

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Jon Allen joins Sidewire Newsmaker and Bernard Center president Michelle D. Bernard for a discussion about Sybrina Fulton, Lesley McSpadden and six other “Mothers of the Movement” speeches at the Democratic Convention on July 26, 2016. DISCUSSION HERE: Discussion Date: July 27, 2016

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A SIDEWIRE CHAT: Race, Politics and Police-Involved Shootings

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Jaime Harrison and Ron Christie join Sidwire Newsmaker and Bernard Center CEO  Michelle D. Bernard for a discussion o race, politics and police-involved shootings. DISCUSSION HERE: Discussion Date:   July 13, 2016

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49ers QB Colin Kaepernick Refuses to Stand for National Anthem

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Star NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick held a controversial protest against racism in America. Michelle Bernard, Jonathan Capehart and Jay Newton-Small join to discuss. Duration: 9:05 VIDEO HERE: Air Date:  August 26, 2016

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Sharanda Jones, the 2016 Presidential Contenders & the 1994 Violent Crime Control Act,

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 Michelle Bernard, Howard Fineman, and  Michael Tomasky tell Chris Matthews something he doesn’t know, including the fight for African American voters, former President Bill Clinton and the 1994 Violent Crime Control Act, presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, and the case of Sharanda Jones, the woman behind Inmate #331767-077. VIDEO HERE: Air Date:  February […]

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White Feminists Attack Beyonce For Being Left Out Of “Formation”

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White feminists feel the artist’s Super Bowl 2016 performance created a dividing line in their movement.  Michelle Bernard, Republican strategist Andrew Lee, and The Washington Post’s David Swerdlick join New One Now’s Roland Martin to discuss. VIDEO HERE See also The Chicago Defender Air Date:  February 10, 2016

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Kelley Williams-Bolar, Stealing A Free, Public Education, John Kasich and the Black Vote

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The Hardball Roundtable digs into their reporters’ notebooks to tell Chris Matthews something he doesn’t know. Michelle D. Bernard discusses the investigation, arrest, prosecution, and incarceration of Ohio mother Kelley Williams-Bolar for “stealing” a public education. VIDEO HERE:   Air Date:  October 27, 2015 RELATED LINK:   “Why Are We Arresting Mothers for “Stealing” a […]

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Why Are We Arresting Mothers for “Stealing” a Public Education?

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August 04, 2015 by Michelle D. Bernard contributors@the74million.org MichelleBernard Michelle D. Bernard is a columnist for The Seventy Four, where she also serves as a member of the journalism advisory board. She is president and CEO of the Bernard Center for Women, Politics & Public Policy. Talking Points Jailed for “stealing” a public education? @MichelleBernard […]

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