This Sunday, Melissa talks about the lessons of the Bill Cosby case. Could it change the way sexual assault cases are prosecuted? Could it encourage survivors to come forward? Melissa’s guests include attorney Gloria Allred.
Plus: the backlash over Twitter’s new diversity leader. Why the hiring of Jeffrey Siminoff has sparked a new debate over what we mean by diversity and the best way for companies to practice inclusion.
Plus a conversation on the issue of homelessness across the nation and a closer look at how the homeless are treated by law enforcement.
What will be President Obama’s crowning achievement in 2016? Listen in for the conversation as Melissa discusses with her panelists predictions and highlights of President Obama’s legacy.
And stick around for a look at White House photographer, Pete Souza’s, best pictures of 2015….we promise it will make you smile.
Joining our Sunday morning conversation will be:
- Joy Reid, MSNBC National Correspondent
- Irin Carmon, Co-Author, “Notorious RBG”, National Reporter, MSNBC
- Gloria Allred, Woman’s Rights Attorney
- Raul Reyes, Attorney Co-Host, “Changing America” on Shift MSNBC
- Mark S. Luckie, Author, “DO U”, Former Manager of Journalism & News at Twitter
- Donna Lieberman, Executive Director, New York Civil Liberties Union
- Ritchie Torres, Councilmember, Deputy Leader of the City Council, and Chair of the Committee on Public Housing
- Mayor Annise Parker, Outgoing Mayor of Houston
- Elizabeth Gill, Sr. Staff Attorney, ACLU
- Gian-Carlo Peressutti, fmr. , press secretary to President George HW Bush
- Aimee Meredith Cox, Asst. Professor of African American Studies, Fordham
To prep for our discussions, feel free to check out:
- Twitter still has a major problem with employee diversity
- ACLU sues Dignity Health over Redding hospital’s refusal to perform contraception surgery
- White House Delays Imposing New Sanctions on Iran for Missile Program
- For the Homeless, Help and a Steady Job
- Obama looks toward legacy in final year
- A guide to the allegations of Bill Clinton’s womanizing
Be sure to read what we’ve linked above, and watch Melissa Harris-Perry Sunday at 10am ET on MSNBC. Join the conversation—share your thoughts about these issues on Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #nerdland.