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Trump campaign gaining serious momentum?

Trump campaign gaining serious momentum?

08/16/15 10:04AM

Donald Trump is increasingly starting to look like someone who isn't just running a vanity campaign. Susan Del Percio, Hector Cordero-Guzman, David Cay Johnston and Jamal Simmons join to discuss. watch

Report: Missing Indonesian plane found

Report: Missing Indonesian plane found

08/16/15 09:59AM

Reuters is reporting that the wreckage from the plane that lost contact with air traffic control over Indonesia has been found. NBC's Kelly Cobiella and retired airline pilot Captain John Cox join to discuss. watch

'MHP' Syllabus: 8.16.15

08/15/15 07:43PM

This Sunday on Melissa Harris-Perry, Trump in Iowa. As the latest Iowa polls have Donald Trump in the lead in the GOP primary he is increasingly looking more like a genuine presidential candidate … from riding helicopters to hitting the ground in early states like New Hampshire and Iowa for retail politics. We discuss the candidates at Iowa’s... read more

This woman is washing out the stigma of...

This woman is washing out the stigma of homeless

08/15/15 11:53AM

Jody Wood is the founder of "Beauty in Transition," a a mobile salon that provides free services such as hair washing, cutting, and coloring to people living in homeless shelters. For reviving the self-imaged of the displaced and giving them a sense of ho watch

It's time to talk about Kansas voting rights

It's time to talk about Kansas voting rights

08/15/15 10:52AM

Joy Reid sends a letter to Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who was recently deputized to personally prosecute "voter fraud" and could purge more than 30,000 Kansans from the voter roll. watch

Democrats distance selves from past leaders

Democrats distance selves from past leaders

08/15/15 10:44AM

The Democratic Party has distanced itself from Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson, who were both slaveholders. Cornell William Brooks, Julieta Garibay, Akhil Reed Amar, and Jeanne Theoharis speak with Joy Reid about this historic shift and its implicatio watch

Theoharis: Social movements cause discomfort

Jeanne Theoharis: Social movements cause discomfort

08/15/15 10:14AM

Joy Reid speaks with Cornell William Brooks, Julieta Garibay, Akhil Reed Amar, and Jeanne Theoharis about recent confrontations between Bernie Sanders supporters and Black Lives Matter activists and puts this tension in a historical context. watch

'MHP' Syllabus: 8.15.15

08/14/15 09:36PM

This Saturday on Melissa Harris-Perry, racial justice. With the 2016 Presidential race well underway, candidates have a slew of issues to address. But most surprising is the emergence of a narrative that Republican and Democratic candidates will have to contend  with—race. We look at the recent instances in which political candidates have been... read more

Why self-care is important for activists

Why self-care is important for activists

08/09/15 11:35AM

Sustaining the struggle for racial justice can have an emotional, physical and spiritual cost for activists. Dante Barry of the Million Hoodies Movement for Justice, Clinical Psychologist Dr. Marva Robinson, Marc Steiner from The Center for Emerging Media, NewYorker.com's Jelani Cobb and Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis join to discuss watch

Have body cameras made policing better?

Have body cameras made policing better?

08/09/15 11:18AM

The national push for police to wear body cameras was among the reforms in the wake of Michael Brown's death. Marc Steiner, Jelani Cobb, Phillip Atiba Goff and Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis join to discuss. watch

One year after Ferguson: Where are we now?

One year after Ferguson: Where are we now?

08/09/15 10:59AM

One year ago today, Ferguson, Missouri took its place among the definitive moments in the struggle for racial justice when the shooting death of Michael Brown prompted a movement to articulate and amplify a call for change. MSNBC's Amanda Sakuma, Alderman Antonio French, Marc Steiner of The Center for Emerging Media, Jelani Cobb of... watch

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