Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry

Host and Managing Editor

Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry appears in the following:

Haiti Struggles in the Aftermath of President Jovenel Moïse's Assassination

Monday, July 12, 2021

Following the assassination, Haiti’s police force has killed four people it suspects in the president’s killing.

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What's the Deal with Ranked-Choice Voting?

Friday, July 02, 2021

New York City may be the largest jurisdiction to turn to ranked-choice voting, but it’s far from the only one in recent years.  

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What Bill Cosby's Release Means for Survivors

Friday, July 02, 2021

While the overturning of Cosby’s conviction is seen as a legal victory by some, it’s seen as an injustice by others.

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Trump Organization Charged with Tax Scheme

Friday, July 02, 2021

On Thursday morning, Chief Financial Officer Allen Weisselberg turned himself in to New York prosecutors.

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The Right-to-Repair Movement Gains Momentum In the U.S.

Thursday, July 01, 2021

In June, Congressman Joseph Morelle of New York filed the Fair Repair Act with Congress.

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Bill Cosby's Sexual Assault Conviction Overturned

Thursday, July 01, 2021

This comes just a month after the comedian was denied parole, due in part for refusing to participate in a program for sexually violent offenders. 

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New Supreme Court Decision Diminishes Voting Rights

Thursday, July 01, 2021

On Thursday, in a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court’s conservative justices ruled to uphold two voting laws in Arizona that critics say target voters of color.

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Actor Colman Domingo Tapped into Something Sinister for "Zola"

Thursday, July 01, 2021

Character actor Colman Domingo stars in "Zola" as an intimidating pimp, a departure from the range of compassionate figures he’s played in recent years.

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Aligning Our Beauty Routines with Our Values

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Has our year of collective consciousness affected how we define, create, and consume personal beauty? 

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Why is Infrastructure So Expensive in the U.S.?

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Plus, a look at the incalculable toll of highways and other infrastructure projects on Black communities and low-income communities throughout history. 

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Ethiopia Declares a Ceasefire in the Tigray Region

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Ethiopia’s government has declared an immediate ceasefire in the Tigray region, where a conflict has been raging since last November. 

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Does Critical Race Theory Have a Role in the Military?

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Gen. Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, set off a firestorm last week after he endorsed the use of critical race theory, saying he wants to understand “white rage.” 

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Black TikTokers Have Had Enough

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

This month, many Black TikTok creators have staged a strike to call attention to the frequent appropriation of Black-created dances by white users on the app. 

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Melissa Harris-Perry on A Mother's Love

Monday, June 28, 2021

Guest host Melissa Harris-Perry on the love of Black mothers in light of the Chauvin sentencing.

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In 'Luster,' author Raven Leilani Explores What it's Like to Flail

Monday, June 28, 2021

The novel Luster follows the story of Edie, a woman in her twenties living in Brooklyn who is flailing in her personal and professional life.

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U.S. Prepares to Reckon with Past Atrocities Against Indigenous Children

Monday, June 28, 2021

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland will be launching an initiative investigating “the loss of human life and the lasting consequences” of former Native American boarding schools.

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President Biden Looks to Address Crime

Friday, June 25, 2021

On Wednesday, President Biden laid out his plans for addressing the nationwide rise in violent crime and homicides.

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Who Will Be New York City's Next Mayor?

Friday, June 25, 2021

While the general election is still months away, the winner of the Democratic primary is expected to come out on top in November.  

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Amid Decline in Vaccination Rates, Biden Visits North Carolina

Friday, June 25, 2021

Plus, how community organizers are leading the charge with culturally relevant outreach.  

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Guest Host Melissa Harris-Perry Reflects on the ‘Cursing Cheerleader’ Case

Thursday, June 24, 2021

On Wednesday, Supreme Court ruled on behalf of a teenager who posted a vulgar Snapchat after failing to make the varsity cheerleading squad.

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