Melissa Harris-Perry Weekends, 10AM

  • Playlist

    Playlist

  • Full Episodes

    Full Episodes

    Melissa Harris-Perry

    Now playing

    Sunday, 03/29/15

    “MHP” provides edgy analysis and guest-driven discussion of political, cultural & community issues. Sunday’s topics include: Angelina Jolie, race on college campuses and on television, and more.

    • Sunday, 03/29/15
      “MHP” provides edgy analysis and guest-driven discussion of political, cultural & community issues. Sunday’s topics include: Angelina Jolie, race on college campuses and on television, and more.
      • Information
    • Saturday, 03/28/15
      MHP” provides edgy analysis and guest-driven discussion of political, cultural and community issues. Saturday’s topics include: Policing, faith and politics, student debt, and more.
      • Information

Melissa Harris-Perry StoriesRSS

select from:

E.g., 3/30/2015
E.g., 3/30/2015
Comedians Tina Fey, left, and Amy Poehler during their opening monologue at the 70th annual Golden Globes Sunday night. (AP Photo/NBC, Paul Drinkwater)

Hollywood slow to spotlight women, says 'MHP' panel

01/17/13 05:56PM

Comedians Tina Fey and Amy Poehler stole the show Sunday night as hosts of the 70th annual Golden Globes awards telecast. On what was a landmark night for women in Hollywood, it was fitting that the ceremony was hosted by women for the first time in its history. Critical praise is showering down upon Fey and Poehler. They had an impact on... read more

Activist and student Zack Kopplin. (Baton Rouge Advocate)

Creationism spreading in schools, thanks to vouchers

01/16/13 03:56PM

I first began investigating creationist school vouchers as my part of my fight against creationism in my home state of Louisiana. Over the past few months, I’ve learned creationist vouchers aren’t just a Louisiana problem—they’re an American problem. School vouchers are, as James Gill recently wrote in the New Orleans Times-Picayune, "the... read more

A student at Walter H. Dyett High School walks through the hallway in Chicago, Illinois, in this photo taken on October 5, 2012. The bipartisan education reform movement sweeping the nation calls for rating schools by their students' test scores and...

As funding debate continues, parents still divided on charter schools

01/16/13 03:49PM

Marsha Godard paid nearly $2,000 in fees to Chicago Bulls College Prep for her 16-year-old son's disciplinary offenses that included not sitting up straight, and violating the school's uniform dress code. Godard, whose story we've highlighted before, said this week that the rise of charter schools is robbing public schools of... read more

A man sweeps an exposed tiled area of the earthquake-damaged Santa Ana Catholic church, where he now lives, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. Haitians recalled Saturday the tens of thousands of people who lost their lives in the...

Is outside help making things worse in Haiti?

01/15/13 11:45AM

The three-year anniversary of the devastating 7.0 earthquake that left Haiti in physical and economic shambles came and went last Saturday. The country is still not only suffering the effects of the disaster much in the same way they were three years ago, but solutions remain elusive. Are the United Nations and the non-governmental organizations... read more

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference where he announced the creation of an interagency task force for guns in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on December 19, 2012 in Washington, DC. President Obama is making an...

Should Obama violate the Constitution to protect it?

01/14/13 09:11AM

Our government is guided by the U.S. Constitution, the vital document created over 200 years ago that includes founding ideals which protect civil liberties of Americans. With the help of appointed and elected government officials, the United States runs on a set of unchangeable principles and carefully added amendments.... read more

Biden faces resistance to tighter gun laws

Biden faces resistance to tighter gun laws

01/12/13 07:00PM

Vice President Joe Biden and his gun control task force this week met with advocates and opponents to tighter laws. Biden’s son Beau, who is Delaware’s state attorney general, joins Melissa Harris-Perry to discuss his own gun-control efforts at the... watch

Why we need more women in comedy

Why we need more women in comedy

01/12/13 07:00PM

Julianne Malveaux, president emeritus of Bennett College for Women; Michael Skolnik, editor of Global Grind; Marvet Britto, founder of The Britto Agency; and comedian Judy Gold join Melissa Harris-Perry to talk about the lack of gender diversity in the... watch

chris in haiti

A volunteer's look at Haiti's devastation

01/12/13 05:38PM

Ed. note: Today, on the third anniversary of the Haiti earthquake, host Melissa Harris-Perry took a fresh look at what remains a disaster. After doing some accounting for where things stand now in "Go Figure" (above), she opened up a frank discussion concerning the faulty recovery, much of which is laid at the feet of the non... read more

Don't let the halo being put above New Jersey governor Chris Christie fool you, argued host Melissa Harris-Perry Saturday in her open letter. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Pump your brakes, Gov. Christie

01/12/13 02:35PM

Long after images of Hurricane Sandy's devastation vanished from our television screens, one very visible--and very vocal--reminder has made it impossible to ignore the ongoing struggles of Sandy's victims: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.... read more

Pages

About Melissa Harris-Perry

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry provides edgy analysis and guest-driven discussion of political, cultural and community issues. Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. – noon ET on MSNBC.  

Melissa Harris-Perry LIVE

Speak out! Make your voice heard by tagging your posts #nerdland


  • Show
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
In Plain Site - Melissa Harris-Perry
Anna Julia Cooper

Latest Book

theGrio