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.

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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Professor and MSNBC Host: Stop clinging to the outmoded notion that your children "belong to you" rather than to the Collective.

Professor and MSNBC Host: Stop clinging to the outmoded notion that your children "belong to you" rather than to the Collective.

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You Should be Watching The Nightly Show  Let's keep it 100 there's two black people on late night and that's it. Trevor Noah who hosts The Daily Show and Larry Wilmore who hosts The Nightly Show. But that isn't why you should be watching. Okay that was weak tea. You should be watching because it is the blackest show on late night television and that's a good thing. In my life I can only remember one other television show that aired more than once a week discussing issues from a black…

You Should be Watching The Nightly Show Let's keep it 100 there's two black people on late night and that's it. Trevor Noah who hosts The Daily Show and Larry Wilmore who hosts The Nightly Show. But that isn't why you should be watching. Okay that was weak tea. You should be watching because it is the blackest show on late night television and that's a good thing. In my life I can only remember one other television show that aired more than once a week discussing issues from a black…

“I just have to show these. My producer Lorena made for me last week some tampon earrings because of course you’ll remember that the Texas state legislature said that you couldn’t bring tampons in when they were going (sic) these women to in fact stand up for their own reproductive rights. You weren’t allowed initially to bring tampons. So, just in case that ever happens again ladies, you can just bring them on your earrings.” Melissa Harris-Perry

“I just have to show these. My producer Lorena made for me last week some tampon earrings because of course you’ll remember that the Texas state legislature said that you couldn’t bring tampons in when they were going (sic) these women to in fact stand up for their own reproductive rights. You weren’t allowed initially to bring tampons. So, just in case that ever happens again ladies, you can just bring them on your earrings.” Melissa Harris-Perry

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Melissa Harris-Perry: Professor | Author | African-American | Intellectual

Melissa Harris-Perry: Professor | Author | African-American | Intellectual

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In an open letter to Oprah Winfrey, Melissa Harris-Perry details all of Winfrey's accomplishments, saying that they are much more important than her dress size.

In an open letter to Oprah Winfrey, Melissa Harris-Perry details all of Winfrey's accomplishments, saying that they are much more important than her dress size.

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Melissa Harris Perry interviews Anita Hill 25 years after the controversial sexual harassment hearings that would change the country forever. | essence.com

Melissa Harris Perry interviews Anita Hill 25 years after the controversial sexual harassment hearings that would change the country forever. | essence.com

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The ‘MHP’ Black Feminism Syllabus by Melissa Harris-Perry :: this is awesome.

The ‘MHP’ Black Feminism Syllabus by Melissa Harris-Perry :: this is awesome.

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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.”

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.”

Melissa Harris Perry

Melissa Harris Perry

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