Queer women of color lead the Black Lives Matter movement. They can offer the NAACP a radical new direction. (Illustration: K. L. Ricks) http://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/30/opinion/melissa-harris-perry-naacp.html?smid=pi-nytimes&smtyp=cur
Melissa Harris-Perry’s letter to Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin. On Saturday, MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry delivered a moving video letter to Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin In it, Harris-Perry called Fulton, who appeared at a New York rally Saturday — one of dozens around the country calling for “justice for Trayvon,” and who heads the Trayvon Martin Foundation, a “pillar of strength through endurance.”
Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry, PhD, author, professor, television host and political commentator with a focus on African-American politics. She hosts the "Melissa Harris-Perry" TV show on MSNBC. She currently teaches politics at Tulane University (in New Orleans) and has taught at Princeton University and the University of Chicago.
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