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Speaker for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Breakfast sees “A War on Black Boys”

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King and Michelle Bernard: Michelle Bernard will be the keynote speaker Monday, Jan. 19 at the 27th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast, which benefits the Crispus Attucks Community Center. What happened, political commentator Michelle Bernard wonders, to the post-racial America she thought dawned with the election of President Barack Obama. Six years after a […]

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FAST COMPANY: How The Most Successful People Conquer Burnout

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Hearing stories of other people’s successful burnouts-turned-comebacks could inspire your own. Michelle Bernard, the president & CEO of the Bernard Center was featured with others in this article, which appeared in Fast Company Magazine.

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James Tolbert Dies at 86; Lawyer Pressed Hollywood on Civil Rights

“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 […]

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McClatchy-Tribune News Service: Run, Ashley Run!

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.

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National Journal: The Democrats’ War to Win Women Voters

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.

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The Washington Post’s She the People: Rihanna and Chris Brown Are Proof that Domestic Violence is Everyone’s Business

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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.

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The Washington Post’s She The People: Five Black Women Brought their ‘A’ Game to the Super Bowl

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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 […]

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The Washington Post’s She the People: With Women in Combat, will Military Finally Address Epidemic of Sexual Assault?

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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 […]

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Loomis Chaffee Campus News: Michelle Bernard Talks Politics

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 […]

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