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For “Birthers,” Honolulu Mom an Inconvenient Truth

For “Birthers,” Honolulu Mom an Inconvenient Truth

| May 2, 2012

Eleanor Nordyke, who spent her career improving women's reproductive health, has an answer for those who still contend that President Obama was born outside the country: she happened to be on the scene in Honolulu. More »

Martin-Zimmerman Tragedy—Could It Have Been Prevented?

Martin-Zimmerman Tragedy—Could It Have Been Prevented?

| April 5, 2012

The author, executive director of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, explores how appropriate attention to everyday violent behavior can protect potential victims and save potential perpetrators as well. More »

Trayvon Martin Case: Do We Communicate More, Listen Less?

Trayvon Martin Case: Do We Communicate More, Listen Less?

| March 30, 2012

Multimedia journalist Mary C. Curtis, among the first to write and speak about Trayvon Martin in the national media, draws lessons from the weaknesses and strengths of traditional and new media in covering the case. More »

Expanding Health Care Access—A Case Study

Expanding Health Care Access—A Case Study

| March 19, 2012

While many legislators seem intent on narrowing women's access to affordable care, individuals and foundations still work to expand it. Such is the mission of Dana Dornsife. More »

Watch Janet Dewart Bell Interviewed on the Ed Show

| March 13, 2012

Dangerous “Prenatal Discrimination Bill” Crafted by GOP

| February 7, 2012

Michelle Obama a Mirror for African American Women

Michelle Obama a Mirror for African American Women

| January 24, 2012

The Women’s Media Center Extends Congratulations to MSNBC’s new host Melissa Harris-Perry

| January 5, 2012

PWV Alumna Linda Sarsour Honored at White House

| December 15, 2011

Tonight: Premier of Documentary "We Still Live Here"

Tonight: Premier of Documentary "We Still Live Here"

| November 17, 2011