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    Sunday, 03/01/15

    “MHP” provides edgy analysis and guest-driven discussion of political, cultural and community issues. Sunday’s topics include: Harry Potter & Geniuses, Voting Rights, and more.

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      “MHP” provides edgy analysis and guest-driven discussion of political, cultural and community issues. Sunday’s topics include: Harry Potter & Geniuses, Voting Rights, and more.
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      “MHP” provides edgy analysis and guest-driven discussion of political, cultural and community issues. Saturday’s guests include: Nina Turner, Tory Russell, Chloe Angyal, and more.
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Ryan Andresen was recently denied his Eagle Scout award because of his sexuality (Photo: courtesy of the Andresen family)

Denied Eagle Scout badge, gay teen receives support

10/15/12 04:04PM

Ryan Andresen, a gay Californian teen, was denied an Eagle Scout badge earlier this month despite having completed every task necessary to achieve the award. Now, a fellow Eagle Scout across the country is planning to send him his badge in a show of solidarity.... read more

Buses arrive at South Boston High School, Jan. 8, 1975 as classes resume at the racially troubled institution. Police were on hand to provide protection as black students arrived. (AP Photo)

School busing isn't getting any simpler

10/15/12 03:55PM

The following is a guest column written by one of Saturday's guests, Stanford University's Prudence Carter. (See the first segment of our busing discussion above; the second part here.)
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Meet Aesha Rasheed, our Foot Soldier (part 2)

10/14/12 06:27PM

You'll find below the second half of my interview with education activist Aesha Rasheed, whose parents' guide has become an invaluable tool for New Orleans families caught in the maelstrom of the ever-growing crop of charter schools. I asked our Foot Soldier about the guide midway through our conversation last week.... read more

New Orleans education activist Aesha Rasheed.

Meet Aesha Rasheed, Foot Soldier (Part 2)

10/14/12 05:27PM

You'll find below the second half of my interview with education activist Aesha Rasheed, whose parents' guide has become an invaluable tool for New Orleans families caught in the maelstrom of the ever-growing crop of charter schools. I asked our Foot Soldier about the guide midway through our conversation last week.LR: All right, so --... read more

Malala Yousafzai. (photo courtesy of the New York Times)

How Malala Yousafzai is changing the game

10/14/12 12:00PM

People who are known as "game changers" rarely seek out the notoriety or fame that we bestow upon them. Instead, they're individuals who through extraordinary actions and self-sacrifice help to make the world a better place.... read more

In our October 14 show, handle the truth

10/14/12 09:40AM

Have you ever actually read one of those spammy, scammy, Nigerian-prince-inheritance, I-have-such-a-great-deal-for-you junk emails? Here's what's funny about them: they're now preying upon your mistrust of said spammy, scammy emails in order to get you to trust them. I received one this morning, and I had to laugh at the attempt.... read more

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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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

Anxiety over voter intimidation

Anxiety over voter intimidation

10/13/12 08:00PM

Melissa Harris-Perry has the Florida edition her "This Week in Voter Suppression," where voters are being intimidated and purged from the Sunshine State's rolls. 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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