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Obama: Selma ‘was the promise of an inclusive America’

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Michelle Bernard, president of the Bernard Center, Michael Tomasky, a contributor to the Daily Beast, and Cherlyn Harley Lebon, co-host of the talk show “America Continues,” discuss the current state of voter ID laws and continued restrictions.” VIDEO HERE: Air Date: March 6, 2015

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Hardball with Chris Matthews: US Race Relations At Decade Low

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According to a new NBC Wall Street Journal poll, race relations are the worst they’ve been in the United States in almost two decades. Tonight’s Hardball Roundtable,  Michelle D. Bernard, David Corn, and Jonathan Allen join Chris Matthews to discuss. VIDEO HERE: Air Date:  December 17, 2014

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Hardball with Chris Matthews: Ferguson through the Lens of Racial Inequity

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The Michael Brown case has exposed deep and profound wounds in a community that – for generations – has battled racial inequity, harassment, and prejudice. Michelle Bernard,  Joshua Debois,  Val Demings and Amanda Sakuma join to discuss. VIDEO HERE: Air Date: November 24, 2014

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Essence Magazine: Game Changers and Rising Stars: The Power List 2014

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In creating this year’s Power List, Essence magazine named Michelle Bernard as a “Rising Star.”  In creating this years list, Essence magazine “set out to identify the trendsetters, heavy hitters, rainmakers and moguls who are directing the action and setting new courses in their respective fields. To do that … [they] interviewed industry insiders, researched […]

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Hardball with Chris Matthews: Rand Paul Courts the African American Vote

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Michelle D. Bernard, Jonathan Capehart and David Corn join Chris Matthews to discuss Rand Paul’s attempts to win back a majority of the African American vote. VIDEO HERE:  Air Date: October 17, 2014

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The Diane Rehm Show on WAMU and NPR: Update On Civil Rights Protests In Ferguson, Mo., And Their Political Implications

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It’s been two months since a white police officer fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed, African-American teenager in Ferguson, Missouri. A grand jury is considering whether to bring charges against officer Darren Wilson. And last week, an off-duty police officer fatally shot a black teenager in the Shaw neighborhood of Saint Louis. This past weekend, […]

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Hardball With Chris Matthews: Ferguson Shooting: A War on Black Boys?

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A new Pew poll shows sharp racial divisions in reaction to the Ferguson police shooting.  Michelle Bernard and Eugene Robinson join to discuss. VIDEO HERE: Air Date: August 18, 2014

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The Diane Rehm Show: How the Civil Rights Act Changed America

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Michelle D. Bernard joins the Diane Rehm Show to discuss the struggle to pass the Civil Rights Act and how it changed America.

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Disrupt with Karen Finney: My Sister’s Keeper Too

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Michelle D. Bernard and Professor Brittney Cooper join Disrupt with Karen Finney to discuss the My Bother’s Keeper Task Force established by President Obama and the need for a similar task force dedicated to the needs of African American women and girls. VIDEO HERE: Air Date: March 15, 2014

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