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'MHP' Syllabus: 11.7.15

11/06/15 05:52PM

This Saturday in #nerdland: Democrat’s biggest losses, a major change in Chinese policy, drug abuse as a 2016 election topic, and a life changing program for recently released prisoners.  The headlines this week focused on severe losses for democrats in Tuesday’s elections. With the focus shifting to the question of who is to blame for a... read more

How Justice Ginsburg became 'notorious'

How Justice Ginsburg became 'notorious'

11/01/15 11:41AM

Ruth Bader Ginsburg has inspired memes portraying the diminutive, lace collared Supreme Court Justice as "notorious" Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik, co-authors of a new book tracing Justice Ginsburg's life, "Notorious RBG", join to discuss. watch

Obama to visit Newark for criminal justice...

Obama to visit Newark for criminal justice push

11/01/15 10:17AM

President Obama will continue his campaign for criminal justice reform when he visits Newark, New Jersey this week. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, The Washington Post's Wesley Lowery and Joo-Hyun Kang from Communities United for Police Reform join to discuss. watch

'MHP' Syllabus: 11.1.15

10/31/15 06:18PM

This Sunday on MHP, the President confronts the so-called “Ferguson Effect.”Last week, FBI Chief James Comey drew a link between perception of a rise in violent crime across the country and the increased scrutiny of police behavior following the deaths of Michael Brown, Sandra Bland, Freddie Gray and others. In response, President Obama... read more

'Some girls never get a first chance'

'Some girls never get a first chance'

10/31/15 12:58PM

What are the lived experiences of navigating stereotypes and expectations that so frequently define black girls as defiant and disruptive? Gloria Malone, Hyunhee Chin, Tee Emanuel and Brittany Brathwaite from Girls for Gender Equality, an organization that supports young girls and women of color, join Melissa Harris-Perry. watch


About Melissa Harris-Perry

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