Melissa Harris-Perry

Solange’s “A Seat at The Table” Is Turning Into a Syllabus

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The course is subtitled “The Truths of Young Women of Color” and is curated by a group of professors and students from Wake Forest University. Solange’s 2016 album A Seat at the Table is turning into a course syllabus. According to Solange’s Saint Heron, the project includes...

Is Melissa Harris-Perry Joining BET The Solution To Our Media Representation Problem?

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Representation of African Americans in the media is such a problem the subject even has its own Wikipedia page. Seriously. And while the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile have only heightened these concerns due to the images and narratives of the slain black...

Joy Reid To Replace Melissa Harris-Perry On MSNBC

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MSNBC’s firing of several anchors of color including Toure, Martin Bashir and Alex Wagner hasn’t exactly painted the network in the most favorable light lately. Most notably, former Host Melissa Harris-Perry made headline news after an email she sent blasting the network leaked and she...

Melissa Harris-Perry Is Now an Editor-At-Large for Elle.com

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Looks like we won’t have to wait long to get our Nerdland fix. After leaving MSNBC after calling the network out for not supporting her show, Melissa Harris-Perry will be taking her talents to Elle.com as an editor-at-large. Thrilled to announce I am the new editor-at-large at https://t.co/yh3CUj7lSG:...

Melissa Harris-Perry Quits MSNBC Show Because She’s No One’s ‘Token, Mammy, Or Little Brown Bobble Head’

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The Melissa Harris-Perry show is no more as the professor and political commentator has announced she will not host this weekend’s show — or any others unless substantial changes are made — due to the loss of editorial control. That sentiment only scratches the surface of...

Here’s How Melissa Harris-Perry Narrowly Escaped An Attacker In Iowa

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Being a public figure can be difficult, but when you’re a Black woman who continuously tackles issues like the intersection of race, class, and sex for a national audience, being visible can be dangerous.  On Monday, MSNBC host and Wake Forest University professor Melissa Harris-Perry learned this...