Syracuse University alumna Midwin Charles, a lawyer and legal analyst on cable tv, died Tuesday at age 47.
“It is with a profoundly heavy heart and the deepest sadness that we announce the untimely passing of our beloved Midwin Charles,” her household mentioned in a press release. “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. Please allow the family time to grieve.”
The New York Post experiences Charles was a outstanding Brooklyn protection lawyer who appeared on MSNBC and NCS as a legal analyst. People experiences she additionally contributed to Essence journal and HuffPost; offered commentary for HLN, truTV, 107.5 WBLS, Fox Business and WPIX; and lectured at her alma mater, Syracuse University.
Charles acquired her bachelor’s diploma from SU in 1995 and her legislation diploma from American University in 1999. She later based the New York legislation agency Midwin Charles & Associates.
A reason for loss of life has not been introduced.
Central New York native Pete Dominick, a comic and former SiriusXM radio host, was amongst these mourning the loss.
“I just heard about the loss of my friend Midwin Charles privately. I’m so sorry to share this news. Midwin was a powerful brilliant voice for legal and political issues,” Dominick wrote on Twitter. “She was brilliant and fearless and had the GREATEST laugh. Thank you for making us better. You did real good.”
MSNBC’s Joy Reid mentioned: “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. Blessings to your mom and family. To all, please live every moment like it’s your last, and OVER-appreciate your friends.”
“This is so, so hard. @MidwinCharles — my Haitian sis — was a brilliant mind and a beautiful person who worked so hard. Her voice and presence will be deeply missed,” PBS White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor tweeted.
“This one hit really hard today. Rest in Power Sis @MidwinCharles,” White House principal deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre added.
“Midwin was my friend. We worked together on In Session/Court TV. She was a brilliant beautiful legal mind,” tweeted “The View” co-host Sunny Hoston. “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.”
See a video clip of Midwin Charles on MSNBC, by way of Charles’ YouTube channel: