Melissa Harris Perry MHP The Syllabus

‘MHP’ Syllabus: 9.20.15

This Sunday in #nerdland: The Pope and the politicians, a rise in diversity in television, and an update on Chicago residents on a hunger strike.

This week Pope Francis will address a joint session of the U.S. Congress for the first time in history. Melissa talks to our panel about the Pope’s inclusiveness and what politicians on both sides can learn from his mass appeal.

Next, we’ll talk with two protesters who were part of a group of hunger strikers still fighting to keep a local Chicago high school open.

And as we prep our popcorn to watch the Emmys on Sunday, we take a look at how this season in television is shaping up to be one of its most diverse. 

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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.

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'MHP' Syllabus: 9.20.15