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Is Hillary Clinton’s Pneumonia Diagnosis Really A Big Deal?

While leaving a 9/11 memorial service on Sunday in New York, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton struggled to stand and stumbled before getting into her transportation. Clinton had been diagnosed with pneumonia on Friday, but the public only learned about it Sunday after the episode. Shortly afterwards, the Clinton campaign canceled a two-day trip to California. Republican […]

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

 “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”

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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Earning The Black Vote: Are Presidential Candidates Playing The Race Card For African-American Support?

As Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton andBernie Sanders prepare to battle it out at tonight’s debate in New York, the two are still trying to attract Black voters by speaking at this week’s National Action Network conference. During a discussion panel about the 2016 presidential race at this year’s NAN conference, Armstrong Williams said candidates are making […]

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

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

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

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

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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ELECTION 2016: “Meet the ‘Feminists’ Doing the Koch Brothers’ Dirty Work”

The Independent Women’s Forum has leveraged its “non-partisan” brand to become an aggressive player in Republican politics. By Joan Walsh AUGUST 18, 2016  If you watch cable news, you’ve seen someone from an outfit called the “Independent Women’s Forum” promoting a conservative take on the women’s issue of the day. It’s no secret that the […]

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