Insisting that she was unaware of any station policy forbidding her to respond to viewer comments on social media, former KTBS meteorologist Rhonda Lee spoke out on msnbc about her firing. As we wrote on Wednesday, Lee, an African-American, was removed after responding to two separate viewer comments on the Shreveport, Louisiana, ABC affiliate&... read more
KTBS meteorologist Rhonda Lee was fired last month from her job at ABC's Shreveport, Louisiana affiliate--a position she had held for almost a year. It was not for anything she said on-air, or in the newsroom. It was for responding to viewer comments online regarding her hair, comments such as these from a viewer identified as Emmitt... read more
Florida Gov. Rick Scott is proposing a new challenge for colleges in the Sunshine State: charge students only $10,000 for tuition.
The catch? The $10,000 tuition would only apply for students pursuing "job-friendly degrees," according to the New York Times: read more
Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher shot and killed his girlfriend before taking his own life last week. Melissa Harris-Perry and her guests talk about gun violence and the lagging response from lawmakers. watch
Jessica Valenti, contributor at The Nation, joins Melissa Harris-Perry to talk about how the tragic story of Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher who shot and killed his girlfriend before taking his own life, shows an act of domestic violence. watch
Sudhir Venkatesh, professor of sociology at Columbia University, joins to talk about the great pretenders - the advocates who make a show of bringing issues to the limelight while also running the risk of appearing inauthentic. watch
New York University professor Kenji Yoshino, Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md., Demos fellow Bob Herbert, and Jay Angoff, former director at the Department of health and Human Services, join Melissa Harris-Perry to talk about the health care exchange options... watch