Melissa Harris-Perry

Late To The Party: An Epic Conversation On The Black Feminist Perspective
A Conversation with bell hooks and Melissa Perry on black feminist issues as they relate to "race, black womanhood, politics, media, and love." Presented by "The New School," November 8, 2013. Read more...
Hypocritical Wingnuts Take Aim At Melissa Harris-Perry
Free speech seems to be partisan these days, as the right rages over remarks which Harris-Perry already apologized for. Read more...
Sunday Shows Fail To Cover Devastating Cuts To SNAP Program
The four major news networks apparently decided that 47 million Americans being affected by devastating cuts to the SNAP program was not worth their time this past Sunday. Read more...
In this segment from the Melissa Harris-Perry Show, MHP takes the President's blame for the housing bubble burst from irresponsible homeowners and puts it squarely on Wall Street, where it belongs. Read more...
Melissa Harris-Perry: Dear Paul Ryan, Hear From Someone In Poverty
Melissa Harris-Perry's "open letter" went out to Rep. Paul Ryan, who held a hearing on poverty this week, but despite the request from Rep. Barbara Lee, refused to allow someone who is living in poverty to testify. Read more...

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Tianna Gaines-Turner wants Congress to just ask a few SNAP beneficiaries to sit at the table before cutting benefits, especially compared to their perks. Read more...
Melissa Harris-Perry Slams 'Professional Troll' Hannity For Reaction To Obama's Speech On Race
MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry let Fox's Sean Hannity have it for one of the nastier responses we saw to President Obama's speech last Friday. Read more...
MSNBC host Thomas Roberts on Monday said his network was not doing enough to dispel myths that women who used birth control were "sluts," immigrants just came to the United States to have "anchor babies" and LGBT people were pedophiles and disease carriers. Read more...
Melissa Harris-Perry's "footnote" in response to this tragic George Zimmerman not guilty verdict: How does it feel to be a problem, black America? Read more...
MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry gave Texas Gov. Rick Perry a piece of her mind following his comments about state Sen. Wendy Davis after her 13-hour filibuster this week: Read more...