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Dems intro bill for free diapers for the poor

Dems intro bill for free diapers for the poor

12/12/15 11:49AM

Safety Net programs like WIC and federal food assistant programs do not cover the cost of diapers. Founder of the Diaper Bank of North Carolina, Michelle Old, has been working to make the choice between food and diapers a little less urgent by helping families in her community. Michelle Old and Rep. Barbara Lee join Melissa Harris-Perry to... watch

US fear growing over terrorist attack

US fear growing over terrorist attack

12/12/15 11:31AM

More Americans now believe the United States is likely to see a terror attack in the coming months more than in the weeks immediately following 9/11. Assistant Professor at the University of Texas, Bethany Albertson and The Guardian’s Sabrina Siddiqui discuss the growing fear in America. watch

Obama urges Muslims to root out extremism

Obama urges Muslims to root out extremism

12/12/15 11:14AM

When President Barack Obama addressed the nation from the Oval Office, he took a moment to speak specifically about Muslim communities in America and around the world. Security expert, Mustafa Tameez, joins Melissa Harris-Perry and the panel to discuss the balancing of security and civil rights. watch

Anti-Muslim hate crimes rise in the U.S.

Anti-Muslim hate crimes rise in the U.S.

12/12/15 11:00AM

Both the Council on American Islamic Relations and the Anti-Defamation League said that there has been an increase in crimes against Muslims and those perceived to be Muslims in recent weeks. Cartoonist and Creator of Sikhtoons.com, Vishavjit Singh, the Executive Director of the Arab American Association of New York, Linda Sarsour and NYU... watch

Media coverage of the Trump campaign

Media coverage of the Trump campaign

12/12/15 10:49AM

Much media coverage of Donald Trump has been characterized by questions about his increasingly inflammatory campaign rhetoric. The Guardian's Sabrina Siddiqui, NYU Professor, Cristina Beltran join the Executive Director of the “Terror Asymmetrics Project,” Malcom Nance, the Executive Director of the Arab American Association of New York,... watch

The racial terror of lynching

The racial terror of lynching

12/12/15 10:38AM

Assistant Professor at the University of Washington and author of “Civil Rights and the Making of the Modern American State,” Megan Ming Francis discusses what Americans can learn from the history of lynching in the U.S. watch

Trump rhetoric invigorates fringe groups

Trump rhetoric invigorates fringe groups

12/12/15 10:15AM

Earlier this year, The Southern Poverty Law Center which tracks hate groups in the U.S. found a 17% decline in the number of those groups between 2013 and 2014. However, is this number changing with the rise of Donald Trump? A panel including NYU Professors, Cristina Beltran and Thomas Sugrue, the Executive Director of the “Terror Asymmetrics... watch

What does it mean to be radicalized?

What does it mean to be radicalized?

12/12/15 10:02AM

The word “radicalized,” has become a key word for investigators in the San Bernardino shooting to describe the two attackers. MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry is joined by the Executive Director of the “Terror Asymmetrics Project,” Malcom Nance and the Executive Director of the Arab American Association of New York, Linda Sarsour, to define this... watch

'MHP' Syllabus: 12.12.15

12/11/15 06:42PM

This Saturday in #nerdland: what we mean by “radicalization”, a surge in anti-Muslim rhetoric, historical consequences, and legislation to support families in need.The word “radicalized” has been widely searched since the director of the FBI mentioned the phrase when referring to the couple involved in the San Bernardino attacks. The term has... read more

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