• Sen. Duckworth on sexual assault in military: ‘In many ways, it's worse than it was before’
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    Rebecca Corey

    Sen. Duckworth on sexual assault in military: ‘In many ways, it's worse than it was before’

    “Through Her Eyes” is a weekly show hosted by human rights activist Zainab Salbi that explores contemporary news issues from a female perspective. Iraq War veteran Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., is at a loss as to why sexual harassment and cases of sexual assault continue to plague the U.S. military, telling Yahoo News “I don’t know” why the problem persists despite efforts from lawmakers. Sexual assault cases have been reported across multiple branches of the military, including the Air Force, the branch in which Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., recently disclosed in a Senate hearing that she had been raped by a superior officer.

  • War vet Sen. Duckworth on Trump draft deferments: ‘I'm sorry, but it's baloney’
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    Rebecca Corey

    War vet Sen. Duckworth on Trump draft deferments: ‘I'm sorry, but it's baloney’

    He's stealing from the military,” Sen. Duckworth told the Yahoo News show “Through Her Eyes.” “He's sending troops to the border to sit around in the desert,” she added. Sen. Duckworth was not impressed. “He likes the idea of war. “He's been a warmonger for a very long time.

  • Muslim activist: 'I am so fired up' when Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib are attacked
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    Rebecca Corey

    Muslim activist: 'I am so fired up' when Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib are attacked

    “It’s been exhausting,” Sarsour said. “I’ve had physical issues, health issues. I've had to take breaks at moments. And it’s very scary.” And I’m not the one that’s gonna solve the injustice.”

  • Activist Linda Sarsour: 'Donald Trump has no idea what a deal is'
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    Rebecca Corey

    Activist Linda Sarsour: 'Donald Trump has no idea what a deal is'

    Since co-founding the Women’s March in 2016, Palestinian-American activist Linda Sarsour has clashed with leaders at every end of the political spectrum. And now she’s lambasting President Trump’s wealthy son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and his approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

  • Miss USA almost didn’t compete with her hair natural after overhearing criticism
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    Rebecca Corey

    Miss USA almost didn’t compete with her hair natural after overhearing criticism

    “When I first started, I wasn't sure who could win,” Kryst said in an interview with the Yahoo News show “Through Her Eyes.” “I wasn't sure what that winner looked like,” she continued. Maybe I can't wear my natural hair.”

  • Miss USA ‘not sure’ she would compete in Trump-owned pageant
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    Rebecca Corey

    Miss USA ‘not sure’ she would compete in Trump-owned pageant

    Newly crowned Miss USA Cheslie Kryst had a quick answer when asked if she would have competed in the pageant under President Trump’s ownership: “I’m not sure.”

  • Viola Davis on race in Hollywood: ‘Why do I have to be lighter than a paper bag in order to be sexualized?’
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    Rebecca Corey

    Viola Davis on race in Hollywood: ‘Why do I have to be lighter than a paper bag in order to be sexualized?’

    Viola Davis has overcome plenty of obstacles to achieve success as an African-American actress in Hollywood. And now she is challenging all of the industry’s outdated conventions around race and age.

  • Viola Davis’s message to white women: ‘Get to know me’
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    Rebecca Corey

    Viola Davis’s message to white women: ‘Get to know me’

    But Davis does see a path forward: empathy and becoming educated on one another’s experiences.

  • Ex-Planned Parenthood executive: The threat to Roe v. Wade is 'real'
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    Rebecca Corey

    Ex-Planned Parenthood executive: The threat to Roe v. Wade is 'real'

    As the former president and CEO of Planned Parenthood, Cecile Richards steered the organization through over a decade of controversies and threats to dismantle Roe v. Wade.

  • Former Planned Parenthood executive slams Alabama abortion restrictions: 'Women are watching'
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    Rebecca Corey

    Former Planned Parenthood executive slams Alabama abortion restrictions: 'Women are watching'

    Former Planned Parenthood president and CEO Cecile Richards has a message for politicians cheering the passage of the Alabama Human Life Protection Act: “Women are watching.”

  • Carly Fiorina blasts Trump: ‘He views women as something to be used’
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    Rebecca Corey

    Carly Fiorina blasts Trump: ‘He views women as something to be used’

    “He's so routinely dismissive of women, the way he talks about women,” Fiorina told the Yahoo News show “Through Her Eyes.” “And on the other hand, he's put a lot of women in really important jobs.” “I think he views women as something to be used,” she continued.

  • Reagan's daughter says he'd be ‘heartbroken’ over state of the country and GOP
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    Rebecca Corey

    Reagan's daughter says he'd be ‘heartbroken’ over state of the country and GOP

    “Through Her Eyes” is a weekly half-hour show hosted by human rights activist Zainab Salbi that explores contemporary issues from a female perspective. An author and the daughter of the late President Ronald Reagan, Patti Davis is not one to mince words — especially when it comes to the legacy of her father and the political party that reveres him. “How about the crickets when Trump keeps assaulting the constitution,” she continued.

  • Queen Latifah on racism: ‘We’re America. Let’s act like it.’
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    Rebecca Corey

    Queen Latifah on racism: ‘We’re America. Let’s act like it.’

    “Through Her Eyes” is a weekly half-hour show hosted by human rights activist Zainab Salbi that explores contemporary issues from a female perspective. Queen Latifah has a straightforward message on racism: “We’re America. “People need to be educated, because they need to understand that we have all contributed to the success of the United States of America.

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    Rep. Ilhan Omar observes anniversary of her arrival in U.S. on International Women’s Day

    “Through Her Eyes” is a weekly half-hour show hosted by human rights activist Zainab Salbi that explores contemporary issues from a female perspective. As the world celebrates International Women’s Day on March 8, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., will also be celebrating a personal event that transformed her life: the 24th anniversary of the day she arrived in the United States as a refugee from Somalia. In an interview with the Yahoo News show “Through Her Eyes,” Omar recalled that day and reflected on the impact it has had on her two daughters and their hopes for the future — particularly her elder daughter, Isra.

  • Queen Latifah on Jussie Smollett: ‘Until I see some definitive proof... I gotta go with him’
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    Rebecca Corey

    Queen Latifah on Jussie Smollett: ‘Until I see some definitive proof... I gotta go with him’

    “Through Her Eyes” is a weekly half-hour show hosted by human rights activist Zainab Salbi that explores contemporary issues from a female perspective. You can watch the full episode of “Through Her Eyes” every Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET on Roku. In a wide-ranging interview on Feb. 26 with the Yahoo News show “Through Her Eyes,” Queen Latifah said she will stand by actor Jussie Smollett until she sees conclusive evidence to support claims from law enforcement that he staged an attack on himself.

  • Erin Brockovich on Trump environmental regulation rollbacks: ‘You're playing with everybody’s lives’
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    Rebecca Corey

    Erin Brockovich on Trump environmental regulation rollbacks: ‘You're playing with everybody’s lives’

    “Through Her Eyes” is a new weekly half-hour show hosted by human rights activist Zainab Salbi that explores contemporary issues from a female perspective. Erin Brockovich has never been afraid to take on the big guys, so why not the president of the United States? Brockovich is calling out the Trump administration for rolling back dozens of environmental regulations, saying it would be a “disaster” to lose any more environmental protections.

  • Aly Raisman on Larry Nassar assault: Sometimes people forget I'm still coping with it
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    Rebecca Corey

    Aly Raisman on Larry Nassar assault: Sometimes people forget I'm still coping with it

    It has been a year since former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for abusing more than 150 girls. But Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman is still coming to terms with the sexual abuse she experienced as a teenager.

  • Jameela Jamil: ‘If you've assaulted a woman, you should just f*** off for a while’
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    Rebecca Corey

    Jameela Jamil: ‘If you've assaulted a woman, you should just f*** off for a while’

    “Through Her Eyes” is a new weekly half-hour show hosted by human rights activist Zainab Salbi that explores contemporary issues from a female perspective. Jameela Jamil isn’t ready for prominent disgraced men to be welcomed back after being accused of hurting women. Let’s just take a little break from celebrating people who hurt women,” the actress told the Yahoo News show “Through Her Eyes” about the #MeToo movement and the possibility of redemption for celebrities.

  • Activist minister Jacqui Lewis: White supremacy sometimes “masquerades as faith” in Christian churches
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    Rebecca Corey

    Activist minister Jacqui Lewis: White supremacy sometimes “masquerades as faith” in Christian churches

    “Through Her Eyes” is a new weekly half-hour show hosted by human rights activist Zainab Salbi that explores contemporary issues from a female perspective. Rev. Jacqueline Lewis, senior minister of Middle Collegiate Church in Manhattan, is on a mission to eradicate racism — especially within the church she loves. “The thing that does not change, the thing that has no change, is the persistent myth of white supremacy,” she said.

  • Activist minister Jacqui Lewis: White supremacy sometimes “masquerades as faith” in Christian churches
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    Rebecca Corey

    Activist minister Jacqui Lewis: White supremacy sometimes “masquerades as faith” in Christian churches

    “Through Her Eyes” is a new weekly half-hour show hosted by human rights activist Zainab Salbi that explores contemporary issues from a female perspective. Rev. Jacqueline Lewis, senior minister of Middle Collegiate Church in Manhattan, is on a mission to eradicate racism — especially within the church she loves. “The thing that does not change, the thing that has no change, is the persistent myth of white supremacy,” she said.

  • A refugee herself, Rep. Ilhan Omar hopes to crack open the door to America for others to follow
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    Kadia Tubman

    A refugee herself, Rep. Ilhan Omar hopes to crack open the door to America for others to follow

    Freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, who came to this country as a Somali refugee in 1991, uses her personal experience to make the case for refugees and immigrants.

  • Rep. Ilhan Omar calls for sharp tax increases on the wealthy: 'We've had it as high as 90 percent'
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    Rebecca Corey

    Rep. Ilhan Omar calls for sharp tax increases on the wealthy: 'We've had it as high as 90 percent'

    “Through Her Eyes” is a new weekly half-hour show hosted by humanitarian and women’s rights activist Zainab Salbi that aims to explore a hot button news issue through the lens of a female newsmaker. Weeks after Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., made headlines by calling for a top marginal income tax rate of 70 percent in an interview with “60 Minutes,” her fellow freshman congresswoman, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., suggested that the rich could pay even more. “There are a few things that we can do,” Rep. Omar said in an interview with “Through Her Eyes.” “One of them, is that we can increase the taxes that people are paying who are the extremely wealthy in our communities.

  • Former ICE director: Trump’s proposed wall ‘makes so little sense’ for enforcement
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    Rebecca B.

    Former ICE director: Trump’s proposed wall ‘makes so little sense’ for enforcement

    “Through Her Eyes” is a new weekly half-hour show hosted by humanitarian and women’s rights activist Zainab Salbi that aims to explore a hot button news issue through the lens of a female newsmaker. You can watch the full episode of “Through Her Eyes” every Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET on Roku, or at the bottom of this article. Sarah Saldaña, the former director of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, has dealt with some of the most hot button issues roiling Washington today.