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Up with Chris Hayes: The Politics of Gentrification

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Michelle D. Bernard joins Chris Hayes, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and Michael Bell join MSNBC’s Chris Hayes to discuss the politics of gentrification. VIDEO HERE: Air Date:  June 17, 2012 Also,  The Nation, “What Can We Do About Gentrification:  Are We Self Segregating as We Get More Diverse?” by Chris Hayes, June 18, 2012 Visit NBCNews.com for […]

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Up with Chris Hayes: How Government Creates Gentrification

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June 17, 2012: Michelle D. Bernard joins Up with Chris Hayes to discuss how government creates gentrification.

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Up with Chris Hayes: The Fastest “Whitening” Zip Codes in America

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June 17, 2012: Michelle D. Bernard joins MSNBC’s Up with Chris Hayes to discuss the fastest “whitening” zip codes in America.

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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 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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POLITICO: Gay Marriage: Black Voters Remain Divided

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POLITICO, May 9, 2012 Some say African-American voters are closer to Republicans than Democrats on the issue. | Reuters By JOSEPH WILLIAMS | 5/9/12 6:39 PM EDT Updated: 5/10/12 7:48 AM EDT African-Americans voted 2-1 in favor of the North Carolina amendment banning gay marriage Tuesday, but the White House is betting that black voters […]

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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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