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Melissa Harris-Perry

Associate Professor of Politics and African American Studies at Princeton University

Melissa Harris-Perry appears in the following:

Melissa Harris-Perry Talks #YesAllWomen

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

The MSNBC host says the #YesAllWomen campaign uses the aftermath of the Santa Barbara shooting to talk about the "daily vulnerability that women live with around the world."

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Sister Citizen: Black Women and Politics

Monday, September 26, 2011

There's tremendous pragmatism on the part of African-Americans who will not see their suffering suddenly used against a Democratic president. It's not just because he's black...The re...

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Manning Marable Dies On Eve of Redefining Malcolm X Biography

Monday, April 04, 2011

Manning Marable, a pioneering scholar and author of a highly anticipated biography of Malcolm X, died Friday. He was due to speak with us about his new book, out today. Joining us to discuss Marable’s accomplishments and his final work are Michael Eric Dyson, Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University, and Melissa Harris-Perry, Associate Professor of Politics and African-American studies at Princeton University. Marable considered "Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention" book his life's work. It is the definitive account of Malcolm X drawn from primary sources, explains Michael Eric Dyson.

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War On Women

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Melissa Harris-Perry, a columnist at The Nation magazine and associate professor of politics and African American studies at Princeton University, discusses how women and women's issues are affected by budget cuts.

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MLK: King's Economic Dream

Monday, January 17, 2011

New York and National Balance of Power

Monday, November 08, 2010

Chris Smith, contributing editor for New York Magazine, and Melissa Harris-Perry, politics professor at Princeton University, MSNBC contributor, and columnist for The Nation, talk about the balance of power in New York and around the country, after the midterms.

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The Greene Space

Pop & Politics with Farai Chideya

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

10:00 AM

Join Farai Chideya in The Greene Space the morning after the 2010 midterm elections for a look at race, rage and reconciliation. Chideya, her special guests and the audience will examine election results with a critical eye towards what it means for the 2012 Presidential election.

Creative Solutions for a Frustrated Nation

Friday, February 26, 2010

All week we’ve been exploring the mechanics of a broken legislative body in our series, “Frustration Nation.” We wrap up the series with a look at the solutions to government gridlock. Can we move away from filibusters? Should we rehaul our election rules? Should we get rid of the Senate altogether?

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SOTU Reaction

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Douglas Holtz-Eakin, former senior advisor to the McCain 2008 campaign, and Melissa Harris-Lacewell, associate professor of politics and African-American studies at Princeton University, offer their reactions to last night's State of the Union address.

Do you feel better about what the president has done on the economy, ...

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Review of the SOTU

Thursday, January 28, 2010

President Obama delivered his first State of the Union speech last night. Former senior advisor to the McCain ’08 campaign, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, and Melissa Harris-Lacewell, associate professor of politics and African-American studies at Princeton University, offer their analysis of the speech. Plus, schizophrenia and race; your calls on the State ...

Congressman Joe Wilson and Race

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

New Jersey Congressman Donald Payne(D-10) discusses the formal congressional rebuke of Representative Joe Wilson for his outburst during President Obama's address before Congress last week. Plus, Melissa Harris-Lacewell, associate professor of Politics and African American Studies at Princeton University, discusses how the conversation about that ...

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The Political Effects of the Health Care Debate

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Health care, health care, health care. It’s all you see on the news, read in the papers, and hear on the radio. Will it pass? When? What will it look like if it does? What will thing...

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President Obama Addresses the NAACP

Friday, July 17, 2009

Last night the first African-American President of the United States, Barack Obama, addressed the NAACP convention. His speech was a poignant capstone for the organization's hundred-y...

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Marking the NAACPs Centennial Convention

Monday, July 13, 2009

The NAACP has gathered in New York for a six-day convention celebrating its 100-year anniversary. It’s an enormous affair with giants such as Cornel West, Reverend Jesse Jackson, and ...

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Feet to the Fire

Friday, November 07, 2008

The left is lining up to make sure the Obama administration follows through on its more progressive promises. Elise Gould, health economist at the Economic Policy Institute, Ted Lewis, human rights director for Global Exchange, and Melissa Harris-Lacewell, Professor of politics and African-American studies at

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Bidding on Biden

Monday, August 25, 2008

Melissa Harris-Lacewell, Associate Professor of Politics and African American Studies at Princeton University, talks about the Obama-Biden ticket and the start of the Democratic National Convention.

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The Day After

Wednesday, June 04, 2008

The final primary has come and gone. We analyze the results and talk politics with local political leaders and analysts including House Ways and Means Committee Chair Charles Rangel (D-NY-15th District-Upper Manhattan), Marie Cocco, syndicated columnist with the Washington Post Writers Group, and Melissa Harris-Lacewell, associate professor of ...

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Primary Results

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

WNYC Political Director Andrea Bernstein and Melissa Harris-Lacewell, Associate Professor of Politics and African American Studies at Princeton University, review the Democratic presidential primary results from Indiana and North Carolina.

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Indiana and North Carolina Results

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Another primary closer to the Democratic Convention; has anything changed? WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein and Princeton professor Melissa Harris-Lacewell analyze the results from Indiana and North Carolina. Plus, Mary Tillman pays tribute to her son Pat Tillman in Boots on the Ground by Dusk , and Debbie Almontaser recalls her ...

Political Wrap-Up

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

WNYC's political director Andrea Bernstein discusses yesterday's Pennsylvania primary with Michael Hagen Associate Professor of Political Science at Temple University, and Melissa Harris-Lacewell, Associate Professor of Politics and African American Studies at Princeton University.

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