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Mike Pence Denial Of Institutional Bias Reveals GOP Hurdles

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 “This is the most important election of our lifetime and Pence just showed us why.” Michelle D. Bernard, September 25, 2016 The issue of deadly police violence against unarmed African-Americans and the tensions between law enforcement and Blacks are topics that should be addressed during Monday night’s presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. […]

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Will Black Republicans Stand Up Against Voter Suppression In North Carolina?

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 “Black people came here in chains and have built the country and are systemically denied the right to vote. … People are spitting on black people, men and women all over the country, and that’s why it’s incumbent on us to have a very serious discussion” about this topic.  Michelle D. Bernard, September 7, 2016 The […]

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Kaepernick Backlash Proves “The Nation Pretends Black Men Don’t Have Minds Of Their Own”

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President Barack Obama has weighed in on the Colin Kaepernick National Anthem protest controversy and backed the NFL quarterback’s right to protest as being covered under the First Amendment of the United States Constitution. Despite the endorsement, Kaepernick’s detractors continue to harbor animosity against him. During Monday’s edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin and his panel of […]

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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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