melissa harris-perry

Melissa Harris-Perry’s Resignation Teaches Us America Isn’t So Progressive, After All

Melissa Harris-Perry’s recent resignation  from her show on MSNBC highlights one hard-to-swallow truth about America’s “establishment” media: It still does not understand or care about what is important to black people.

Tiffanie Drayton |

Melissa Harris-Perry Is Going Off The Air After Heartbreaking Report Emerges

Melissa Harris-Perry has had a successful weekend show on MSNBC since February 2012. MHP called her fans “nerds” and her following quickly became hooked on the highly intellectual liberalism that…

Katrin Higher |

Melissa Harris-Perry On Welcoming A Daughter Via IVF And Gestational Surrogate

My pregnancy with my first daughter was blessedly uneventful; this one, however, was indeed an event. It took two families, three states, four doctors, and five attorneys to get this…

Jessica Wakeman |

The Soapbox: On #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen; Feminism Is Not Black And White

The Internet exploded in feminist calamity yesterday over the racist, sexist, patriarchal, abuse-laden behavior of Hugo Schwyzer, an allegedly a self-described* mentally ill (former) professor of women’s studies at Pasadena City…

Shanelle Matthews |

Melissa Harris-Perry’s Eloquent And Moving Open Letter To Richard Mourdock

Watching Melissa Harris-Perry on MSNBC on weekend mornings has become a ritual for me, as the journalist offers some of the most insightful and interesting commentary on current events in…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Stephen Colbert Gets Schooled On Stereotypes Of Black Women

If you’re not already a fan of Melissa Harris-Perry, you will be soon: she’s a Tulane University political science professor who appears often on “The Rachel Maddow Show” and just…

Jessica Wakeman |