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In this May 8, 2012 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in Washington. President Barack Obama faced mounting pressure Wednesday to express support for same-sex marriage after a setback for gay-rights advocates in North Carolina. (AP Photo/Carolyn...

Good Look: What a 'strong president' looks like

10/14/12 08:11AM

Fighting through laryngitis, Melissa finished last Sunday's show if not with a strong voice, then a strong message -- about strength. Specifically, what we we perceive our President to be able to do, what we aspire for him to do, and how that often contrasts with his actual powers:
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Overcoming stigma of mental illness

Overcoming stigma of mental illness

10/13/12 08:00PM

Melissa Harris-Perry and her guests talk about how homosexuality was once seen as an illness rather than an identity, and how Americans can work to overcome the stigma of mental illness. watch

Mental illness in America

Mental illness in America

10/13/12 08:00PM

Go Figure: Melissa Harris-Perry outlines the statistics on what mental illness looks like in America, and ways we can overcome its social stigma. watch

Meet Aesha Rasheed, our Foot Soldier (part 1)

10/13/12 01:01PM

Prior to today's Foot Soldier segment, Melissa shone light on the issue of school choice in her discussion of busing and desegregation in the Boston Public Schools. Closer to home for her, an activist named Aesha Rasheed is determined to ensure that New Orleans parents have the information they need to make the proper choice for their... read more

In defense of democracy

In defense of democracy

10/13/12 11:00AM

If you’ve been watching the show over the last few weeks, and in particular, if you've been following our This Week In Voter Suppression segments, you might be feeling a little shook. read more

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