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What reforms are needed in policing?

What reforms are needed in policing?

01/02/16 10:22AM

The New Yorker's Jelani Cobb, Monica Dennis of Black Lives Matter NYC, retired Captain from Newark Police Department Jon Shane and Marquez Claxton of the Black Law Enforcement Alliance discuss how racial misperceptions and police violence could be connected. watch

Mothers of slain sons advocate for justice

Mothers of slain sons advocate for justice

01/02/16 10:13AM

Samaria Rice's unrelenting advocacy for her son has put her in the company of other mothers who in recent years have found empowerment event through their grief. Lucia McBath, mother of Jordan Davis, joins Samaria to discuss the work that's needed on gun reform. watch

Tamir Rice's mother: 'I'm mad as hell'

Tamir Rice's mother: 'I'm mad as hell'

01/02/16 10:04AM

The mother of Tamir Rice, Samaria Rice, and Attorney Jonathan Abady join Melissa Harris-Perry to discuss the family's next steps following a grand jury's decision that the officers involved in the death of 12-year-old Rice will face no criminal charges. watch

'MHP' Syllabus: 01.02.16

01/02/16 09:21AM

This Saturday, we start the year off with an exclusive interview with Samaria Rice, mother of Tamir Rice, in the wake of a grand jury’s decision to not indict the officer who shot and killed her 12 year old son. We will discuss this tragic ordeal and Ms. Rice’s plans for moving forward. Following the interview, Lucia McBath—mother of Jordan... read more

The problematic debate surrounding Serena...

The problematic debate surrounding Serena Williams

12/20/15 11:50AM

Serena Williams was named this year's Sports Illustrated "Sportsperson of the Year", triggering an unprecedented outcry from readers who said they preferred American Pharoah. contributor Brittney Cooper joins to discuss. watch

How white working-class voters factor into...

How 'white, working-class angst' factors into 2016 race

12/20/15 11:00AM

The disaffected, white Republicans who form Donald Trump's base may be an overall minority of American voters, but they are emerging as a powerful constituency in the Republican primaries. Basil Smikle Jr., Daisy Hernandez, Brittney Cooper and Whitney Dow join to discuss. watch

New surge of children crossing US southern...

New surge of children crossing US southern border

12/20/15 10:51AM

The number of children crossing the southwest border unaccompanied has quietly surged more than a year after President Obama referred to the problem as an "urgent humanitarian situation". Carmen Chavez of Casa Cornelia Law Center joins to discuss. watch

Shkreli could hike price for disease's...

Shkreli could hike price for disease's treatment to $100,000

12/20/15 10:44AM

"Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli announced plans to submit a treatment for FDA approval for Chagas disease, a potentially deadly parasitic disease affecting mainly Latino immigrants and Latin Americans. Dr. Rachel Marcus from the Latin American Society of Chagas joins to discuss. watch

Shkreli's other drug pricing controversy

Martin Shkreli's other drug pricing controversy

12/20/15 10:32AM

One of Martin Shkreli's companies announced plans to submit a treatment for a parasitic ailment known as Chagas disease for FDA approval next year, with plans to hike the price. The treatment can currently be obtained by doctors free through the CDC. Daisy Hernandez from Miami University and Bloomberg's Keri Geiger join to discuss. watch

DNC Chair: Nothing sinister about debate...

DNC Chair: Nothing sinister about debate schedule

12/20/15 10:00AM

Joy Reid recaps the best moments from Saturday night's Democratic debate. Then, Democratic National Committee Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., responds to criticism that she is favoring Hillary Clinton's campaign over the other candidates. watch

'MHP' Syllabus: 12.20.15

12/19/15 05:56PM

Earlier this week, NBC news obtained documents that showed staffers for Sanders obtained access to sensitive information from Hillary Clinton's camp during a software glitch with the party's critical voter file-- a master list of information essential to get-out-the-vote efforts. The DNC responded to the data breach by denying the... read more

The power of prosecutors in police...

The power of prosecutors in police violence cases

12/19/15 11:32AM

Prosecutors Tim McGinty, Marilyn Mosby and Anita Alvarez have each faced high-profile cases of deadly police force in their respective cities, and their future political prospects are now tied to how the cases play out. Attorney for the family of Tamir Rice Zoe Salzman joins to discuss. watch


About Melissa Harris-Perry

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry provides edgy analysis and guest-driven discussion of political, cultural and community issues.