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'MHP' Syllabus: 6.7.15

06/06/15 05:56PM

This Sunday on MHP, Americans seek to close the wealth gap. As 2016 contenders up the populist rhetoric, a new poll shows that the vast majority of Americans want government to actively address income inequality. Even as the economy has recovered, the public believes its impact has been uneven – According to a new CBS News/NY Times poll, 66... read more

Terence Blanchard on pushing for social...

Terence Blanchard on pushing for social change

05/31/15 11:50AM

The sounds of jazz trumpeter Terence Blanchard have provided the sonic backdrop to nearly thirty years of American cinema. He joins Melissa Harris-Perry to discuss how his social consciousness informs his art and gives a special performance of his song... watch

Feminist writer introduces Maxim Hot 100 list

Feminist writer pens intro for Maxim Hot 100 list

05/31/15 10:39AM

This year's Maxim Hot 100 issue features an introductory essay by feminist Roxane Gay, who encourages the magazine's readers to "appreciate a broader range of beautiful skin, fuller bodies and complicated surfaces." Cristina Beltran, Danielle Moodie... watch

MHP's summer reading suggestions

MHP's summer reading suggestions

05/31/15 10:31AM

In light of the controversy over the New York Times' summer reading list, which offered 17 books by 17 white authors, Melissa Harris-Perry pens her open letter to the readers of Nerdland with her own suggestions for summer reading. watch

A 283-mile walk for rural healthcare

A 283-mile walk for rural healthcare

05/30/15 11:50AM

The National Rural Healthcare Association estimates that 283 rural hospitals across the country are facing possible closure. MHP’s Footsoldiers are committed to raising awareness of this issue by walking 283 miles from Belhaven, N.C., to Washington, D.C. watch

On This Day: The icon of Joan of Arc

On This Day: The icon of Joan of Arc

05/30/15 11:33AM

On May 30, 1431, one of the world's most celebrated military leaders -- Joan of Arc -- was burned at the stake. But before she became a legend she was just a young girl on a mission. Melissa Harris-Perry looks back on why Joan of Arc is such an icon. watch

Bernie Sanders: The candidate for millenials?

Bernie Sanders: The candidate for millenials?

05/30/15 10:25AM

Could the self-described "Democratic socialist," who is 73 years old, gain success by pitching himself as the candidate for millennials? Melissa Harris-Perry and her guests continue their discussion about the Democratic presidential primary for 2016. watch


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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.  

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