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Melissa Harris-Perry Recounts the Fear of a Near-Attack in Iowa

A guy approached her muttering about “Nazi Germany” and she did the right thing—listen to her gut. 

Black Women Can Barely Make the News, But Rachel Dolezal Gets National Media

Melissa Harris-Perry and Rachel Dolezal talking on MSNBC this Tuesday. It is impossible to escape the media storm around the bizarre narrative of ... Read more »

Watch Melissa Harris-Perry Interview an 11-Year-Old Ferguson Activist

Words matter. As some media outlets have framed the ongoing protests in Ferguson as chaotic riots, others have portrayed them as part of a community and youth-led movement. Read more »

Watch this Amazing Conversation Between bell hooks and Melissa Harris-Perry

The New School hosted an amazing conversation this afternoon between MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry and acclaimed writer bell hooks.     Highlights from the... Read more »

End of Gender: Melissa Harris-Perry's "Being Transgender in America" Roundtable

Last week the trailblazing scholar and MSNBC television host Melissa Harris-Perry featured a segment on being transgender in America. In true Harris-Perry fashion, this segment blasts through... Read more »