“Tolbert was a true visionary, and the nation owes him a debt of gratitude,” said Michelle D. Bernard, who is writing a book called “Moving America Toward Justice, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, 1963-2013.” He “will be remembered,” she said, “as the man who brought the civil rights movement and the African American struggle for racial equality to Hollywood.”
Bernard Center president and CEO Michelle D. Bernard is quoted in this McClatchy-Tribune News Service piece about an Ashley Judd Senatorial run written by Gregory Clay.
Debate over the Violence Against Women Act in Congress is refueling the successful “war on women” attacks waged against the Republican ticket in 2012, as Democrats seek to gin up the women’s vote in key Senate, House and gubernatorial races.
The Washington Post’s She the People: Rihanna and Chris Brown Are Proof that Domestic Violence is Everyone’s Business
Maybe what we need to teach our daughters and sons is that not only is domestic violence everyone’s business, the key to happiness is loving yourself first.
Five black women brought their ‘A game’ to the Super Bowl by Michelle D. Bernard February 5, 2013 Beyonce Knowles, center, performing at the Super Bowl. (Video) There’s been a lot of chatter over the lack of feminist outrage over Beyonce’s half time show which, as one blogger complained, was “overly sexy,” and “felt more [...]
The Washington Post’s She the People: With Women in Combat, will Military Finally Address Epidemic of Sexual Assault?
January 24, 2013 Thursday, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta will announce that the Department of Defense will lift the ban on women serving in combat roles. This announcement comes on the heels of Wednesday’s hearing before the House Armed Services Committee on the Review of Sexual Misconduct by Basic Training Instructors at Lackland Air Force [...]
Michelle Bernard Talks Politics Posted 10/12/2012 04:45PM Michelle Bernard, political and legal analyst, author, and CEO of the Bernard Center for Women, Politics & Public Policy, captivated the LC community Friday afternoon with her perspective on the upcoming election and state of politics in the U.S. She spoke to students and faculty about the game [...]
Friday’s HBO ‘Real Time With Bill Maher’s’ Guests Are: Michelle Bernard, Paul Krugman, Arthur Laffer, Jeffrey Gettleman And Kevin Nealon
May 22, 2012: Friday’s HBO ‘Real Time With Bill Maher’s’ Guests Are: Michelle Bernard, Paul Krugman, Arthur Laffer, Jeffrey Gettleman And Kevin Nealon, Highlight Hollywood Exclusive News http://www.highlighthollywood.com/2012/05/22/fridays-hbo-real-time-with-bill-mahers-guests-are-michelle-bernard-paul-krugman-arthur-laffer-jeffrey-gettleman-and-kevin-nealon-highlight-hollywood-exclusive/
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 [...]