Shawna Vercher and Bill Meyer discuss the Importance of Democracy

Shawna Vercher, President of political action media network Democracy Legacy, appeared as a guest on the Bill Meyer Show to discuss the importance of Democracy Legacy in today’s media landscape. “We founded Democracy Legacy as a response to what we seeing in so much...

Shawna Vercher Discusses White House Controversy

Shawna Vercher, President of political action media network Democracy Legacy, appeared as a guest on the nationally syndicated radio program, Trending Today USA, on the USA Radio Network hosted by Rusty Humphries, to offer solutions on how to...

Shawna Vercher To Attend AAPF’s 20th Anniversary Gala

Shawna Vercher, Democracy Legacy President, attended Say Her Name: 20 years of Intersectionality in Action presented by the African American Policy Forum in New York City on June 10, 2017. The Gala event was held Saturday night at the Lerner Hall from 6:00...

Florida Mom Seeks Justice for “Biking While Black” Teen Decades Later

St. Petersburg, FL - Vel Thompson is on a quest to let America know that Stand Your Ground is not the only thing stealing the lives of African-American teenagers in Florida. Her son, Michael Morgan, was taken from her over twenty years ago...

Jerry Doyle Interviews Shawna Vercher

Jerry Doyle, national talk radio host and political commentator interviewed Shawna Vercher and they spoke generally of the nature of politics, what's wrong, what's right and how to best address it. Listen here to their interview here - several times he mentioned one...

Shawna Vercher Speaking at Ted Event

Shawna Vercher, national media figure, talk show host and media strategist, is giving a talk at the TedX at West Broward High School in Pembroke Pines, FL. The event will also feature eight other speakers during the evening. TED Talks were born in 1984 out of Richard...

Military Funerals Can Be A Model for Our Government

Recently I attended the military funeral service for one of my relatives. As I sat there quietly under a gazebo in the beautiful cemetery, listening to "Taps" playing through the trees, I found myself swelling with patriotism. Even with the sadness of the death that...

Media Coverage of The Charlie Hebdo tragedy

The mainstream media could not have handled coverage of the Charlie Hebdo tragedy worse if they sat around a conference room table and said, "How can we simultaneously insult the Muslim community, denigrate the work of the victims of a terrorist attack and set our...

Football, Rape and National Media: Five Things to Keep in Mind Regarding the FSU Case

No matter what happens in the future with the investigation, Jameis Winston will forever have a footnote next to his name that references sexual assault. We still don't know whether torpedoing his reputation is tragically unfair or a nearly a year overdue. What we do...

Allen West Incites Threats Against University Students

Former Congressman Allen West issued a "warning" to Florida Atlantic University Students on his Facebook Page: if they continue their meetings and protests of his wife's Board of Trustee's Office, "...you will face me, the side of me that you do not want to see."...

Terry Jones Doesn’t Buy the Hate He’s Selling

"Terry Jones the man" does not actually believe that Muslims are "of the devil", and yet "Terry Jones the Pastor" dismisses the murders tied to his dangerous rhetoric as part of the cost of free speech. Separating himself from the consequences of his actions is how...

Dear Paul Ryan – So how does this whole “Rape Baby” thing work?

Last week, when asked about your personal stance on abortion, you referred to rape as one of the many "methods of conception", a method that you go on to say "doesn't change the definition of life". A baby is a baby in your eyes, which is why if it were up to you...

Shawna Vercher Lead ABC Radio Coverage of Gabrielle Giffords Shooting

Shawna Vercher, President of political action media network Democracy Legacy, was one of the few live radio hosts to cover the tragic shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords for a national audience on Saturday, January 8, 2011. In the hours following the event,...

Shawna Vercher and Bill Meyer discuss the Importance of Democracy

Shawna Vercher, President of political action media network Democracy Legacy, appeared as a guest on the Bill Meyer Show to discuss the importance of Democracy Legacy in today’s media landscape. “We founded Democracy Legacy as a response to what we seeing in so much...

Shawna Vercher Discusses White House Controversy

Shawna Vercher, President of political action media network Democracy Legacy, appeared as a guest on the nationally syndicated radio program, Trending Today USA, on the USA Radio Network hosted by Rusty Humphries, to offer solutions on how to...

Shawna Vercher To Attend AAPF’s 20th Anniversary Gala

Shawna Vercher, Democracy Legacy President, attended Say Her Name: 20 years of Intersectionality in Action presented by the African American Policy Forum in New York City on June 10, 2017. The Gala event was held Saturday night at the Lerner Hall from 6:00...

Jerry Doyle Interviews Shawna Vercher

Jerry Doyle, national talk radio host and political commentator interviewed Shawna Vercher and they spoke generally of the nature of politics, what's wrong, what's right and how to best address it. Listen here to their interview here - several times he mentioned one...

Shawna Vercher Speaking at Ted Event

Shawna Vercher, national media figure, talk show host and media strategist, is giving a talk at the TedX at West Broward High School in Pembroke Pines, FL. The event will also feature eight other speakers during the evening. TED Talks were born in 1984 out of Richard...

Military Funerals Can Be A Model for Our Government

Recently I attended the military funeral service for one of my relatives. As I sat there quietly under a gazebo in the beautiful cemetery, listening to "Taps" playing through the trees, I found myself swelling with patriotism. Even with the sadness of the death that...

Media Coverage of The Charlie Hebdo tragedy

The mainstream media could not have handled coverage of the Charlie Hebdo tragedy worse if they sat around a conference room table and said, "How can we simultaneously insult the Muslim community, denigrate the work of the victims of a terrorist attack and set our...

Allen West Incites Threats Against University Students

Former Congressman Allen West issued a "warning" to Florida Atlantic University Students on his Facebook Page: if they continue their meetings and protests of his wife's Board of Trustee's Office, "...you will face me, the side of me that you do not want to see."...