Mildred Antenor

Commentator Mildred Antenor: Women vs. COVID

Oct 16, 2020
Healthcare Workers
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WBGO commentator Mildred Antenor says she's angry over how women are being treated during the coronavirus pandemic, especially those in the healthcare industry.

Antenor is a professor and the author of  The Gladioli Are Invisible: A Memoir.

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Divorce
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WBGO commenator Mildred Antenor noticed the divorce rate has soared in several countries during the coronavirus pandemic.

It prompted the professor and author of The Gladioli Are Invisible: A Memoir to give her thoughts on divorce.

George Floyd
The New Yorker

I have to say, I went against my better judgement and I watched the video of the murder of George Floyd and it paralyzed me. I could do nothing for 2 days. Trying to understand how someone could take sadistic pleasure in seeing the life slip away from another human being while that person begged for his life to be spared.

Mildred Antenor
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WBGO commentator Mildred Antenor is tired of hearing only about the opioid epidemic destroying those who live in wealthy white rural communities.  Antenor says although the numbers show that opioid victims in the black community tend to be fewer than that of white communities, minorities who are addicted to opioids tend to get little or no help in comparison to caucasions with the same drug addiction. 

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Beauty Pageant
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Have beauty standards finally changed here in the U-S?

WBGO Commentator Mildred Antenor thinks so.

"Miss Teen USA, Miss America, Miss USA, Miss Universe and Miss World, what do these five beauty pageants have in common?  They all currently hold black women as the crowned winner of each contest. I have to tell you that I never thought I'd see the day when melinated women would hold those titles."
 

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Mildred Antenor
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WBGO commentator and Seton Hall professor Mildred Antenor grew up in an immigrant community in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.  She witnessed and experienced the hardships that immigrants in her vicinity faced everyday.

In her new book The Gladioli Are Invisible: A Memoir, Antenor vividly and honestly talks about the adversity she saw, such as drug abuse, mental illness, alcoholism and domestic violence.

She recently sat down with WBGO News Director Doug Doyle to discuss her emotional journey through her memoir.

Commentator Mildred Antenor: "Women Are Prey"

Aug 16, 2019
Mildred Antenor
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WBGO commentator Mildred Antenor is very concerned after seeing in a New York Times article that rapes in New York City are up 19 percent the first quarter of this year.  She's also not pleased with the results of a recent poll asking women how they protect themselves.

Mildren Antenor is a professor at Seton Hall University and the author of the new memoir The Gladioli Are Invisible: A Memoir.

Commentator Mildred Antenor: "Here We Go Again"

Jul 18, 2019
Kamala Harris
NPR

WBGO commentator Mildred Antenor is tired of hearing that certain candidates aren't "black enough" to run for office or represent certain populations.

Antenor says the most recent example is California Senator Kamala Harris.

Mildred Antenor
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WBGO commentator Mildred Antenor thinks women are making some poor choices these days and are throwing away their power as a result.

Mildred Antenor is the author of "The Gladioli Are Invisible: A Memoir" and a Seton Hall Professor. 

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Mildred Antenor
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WBGO Commentator Mildred Antenor believes thinks that the current MeToo movement is giving sexual abuse survivors a voice that they never had before.

Mildred Antenor is an author and a professor at Seton Hall University.

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Haiti
WBGO News

WBGO Commentator, author and Seton Hall professor Mildred Antenor is frustrated with mainstream media giving you only headlines when it comes to the unrest and corruption in her native county of Haiti.  Mildred says as she's matured, the country's issues have affected her more personally.

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Commentary: Teacher Training Needs To Improve

Jul 5, 2018
Mildred Antenor
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WBGO commentator Mildred Antenor thinks the guidelines for hiring teachers needs a detailed review.

Antenor is an author and a professor at Seton Hall University.

Click above to hear her thoughts.

Commentary: Let The Students Have Their Say

Jun 15, 2018
Mildred Antenor
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Earlier this month, a high school student in California was not allowed to talk about her sexual assault when addressing her classmates at graduation. The incident has prompted outrage across the country. WBGO commentator Mildred Antenor gives us her thoughts.

Mildred Antenor is an author and professor at Seton Hall University.

Commentary: Treat Immigrants with Respect in 2018

Jan 5, 2018
Mildred Antenor
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WBGO commentator Mildred Antenor talks about her concerns regarding how people treat immigrants in the United States.

Mildred is a social commentator, author and Seton Hall University Professor.

Mildred Antenor
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WBGO commentator, author and Seton Hall professor Mildred Antenor has some major concerns about students as the fall semester comes to a close.

Mildred Antenor
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WBGO Journal commentator Mildred Antenor wonders why black women are so hostile to each other.

Two Months After the Women's March, Now What?

Apr 7, 2017
Mildred Antenor
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WBGO commentator Mildred Antenor wants to know what's the next step for those who participated in the historic march one day after President Trump's inauguration in D.C.