Midwin Charles, a outstanding protection legal professional finest referred to as a authorized analyst for NCS and MSNBC, died Tuesday, her household introduced. She was 47; no reason behind loss of life has been disclosed.
“It is with a profoundly heavy heart and the deepest sadness that we announce the untimely passing of our beloved Midwin Charles,” her household stated in a press release posted to Charles’ Twitter account. “She was known to many as a legal commentator on television, but to us she was a devoted daughter, sister, aunt, niece and cousin. Our lives are forever changed and we will miss her for a lifetime.”
“The family thanks you in advance for your love and prayers,” the assertion continued. “Please allow the family time to grieve.”
— Midwin Charles, Esq. (@MidwinCharles) April 7, 2021
A graduate of Syracuse University who acquired her regulation diploma from American University, Charles based the regulation agency Midwin Charles & Associates LLC. She was additionally a contributor to Essence Magazine and appeared as a commentator on regulation, popular culture and politics for NCS, HLN, MSNBC, Bloomberg TV, and TV One amongst others. She was a member of the Dean’s Diversity Council for American University’s Washington College of Law, served on the board at Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network (WEEN). She has served as a member of the Civil Rights Committee for the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, lectured at Syracuse University and written for The Huffington Post.
Following the information of her loss of life, Charles’ pals and friends expressed shock and grief, and paid tribute to her on social media.
“Midwin dear heart, you were a brilliant spirit and beautiful soul. You were such a blessing. I’m just stunned, and have been since I learned of this today,” MSNBC’s Joy Reid stated. “Blessings to your mom and family. To all, please live every moment like it’s your last, and OVER-appreciate your friends.”
“This is simply devastating. Midwin was such a wonderful, brilliant, kind, and beautiful soul. Our hearts are broken<” activist and commentator Marc Lamont Hill stated.
“Midwin was my friend. We worked together on In Session/Court TV. She was a brilliant beautiful legal mind. I will miss her and am praying for her family and especially for her mother whom she adored and spoke of so often. Rest my dear friend,” “The View” co-host Sunny Hostin wrote.
“I am stunned and saddened to learn the news about the loss of Midwin Charles. My thoughts and prayers go out to her family. May she rest in power,” NCS commentator Keith Boykin stated.
See among the tributes to Charles beneath.
Midwin expensive coronary heart, you have been an excellent spirit and stunning soul. You have been such a blessing. I’m simply shocked, and have been since I realized of this right now. Blessings to your mother and household. To all, please dwell each second prefer it’s your final, and OVER-appreciate your folks.🙅🏿♀️ https://t.co/2VpH3QKD2s pic.twitter.com/IYZrHPGaUL
— Joy-Ann Pro-Democracy & Masks Reid 😷 (@JoyAnnReid) April 7, 2021
This is just devastating. Midwin was such an exquisite, sensible, form, and stunning soul. Our hearts are damaged. https://t.co/tcAE6C3yJO
— Marc Lamont Hill (@marclamonthill) April 7, 2021
Midwin was my buddy. We labored collectively on In Session/Court TV. She was an excellent stunning authorized thoughts. I’ll miss her and am praying for her household and particularly for her mom whom she adored and spoke of so usually. Rest my expensive buddy. 🙏🏽 https://t.co/oS60BDC4pV
— Sunny Hostin (@sunny) April 7, 2021
I’m shocked and saddened to study the information in regards to the lack of Midwin Charles. My ideas and prayers exit to her household. May she relaxation in energy. 🙏🏾 ❤️ https://t.co/7rZHHzxzfL
— Keith Boykin (@keithboykin) April 7, 2021
I’m shocked and shocked to study of the loss of life right now on authorized analyst @MidwinCharles. Midwin was an excellent sister. A high notch authorized thoughts. And a candy lady. We are all saddened by this information. She was simply 47 years previous. pic.twitter.com/XinxOF2XjQ
— rolandsmartin (@rolandsmartin) April 7, 2021
I’m DEVASTATED! Midwin Charles is somebody I’m deeply grateful to for her coronary heart and her head. And she was somebody I valued at MSNBC! My coronary heart goes out to her household and we’ve got all misplaced a Sister. #RIJ https://t.co/QOV7se4xne
— Maya Wiley (@mayawiley) April 7, 2021
I simply heard in regards to the lack of my buddy Midwin Charles privately. I’m so sorry to share this information. Midwin was a strong sensible voice for authorized and political points. She was sensible and fearless and had the GREATEST snort. Thank you for making us higher. You did actual good https://t.co/bygAThXg9q
— Pete Dominick (@PeteDominick) April 7, 2021
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