Melissa Harris Perry MHP The Syllabus

‘MHP’ Syllabus: 11.1.15

This Sunday on MHP, the President confronts the so-called “Ferguson Effect.”

Last week, FBI Chief James Comey drew a link between perception of a rise in violent crime across the country and the increased scrutiny of police behavior following the deaths of Michael Brown, Sandra Bland, Freddie Gray and others. In response, President Obama countered that the data shows violent crime on par with where it last year.

Joining Melissa Harris-Perry to discuss the criminal justice system:

Then, are primaries responsible for the rise of politically extreme candidates? We’ll discuss the politics  of primaries and the frustration emanating from the GOP establishment candidates.

Joining MHP the political roundtable are:

And, it’s all about meme-master Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik, authors of “Notorious RBG,” take us through the octogenarian’s rigorous workout.  The full routine has 30 steps. Can you keep up?

Plus, the latest on the deadly plane crash in Egypt, the fight for reproductive rights and more.

Tune in to 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.