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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. 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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Debo Adegbile of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, on our show last Sunday.

Why diversity in higher education isn't optional

10/10/12 01:54PM

This is a guest column by one of our Sunday guests, Debo Adegbile, who is the Acting President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Inc. (LDF). LDF argued the Fisher v. Texas case in the federal appellate court, and filed a friend of the court brief in the Supreme Court. You can follow him on Twitter at @DeboLDF.For many... read more

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Why diversity in higher education isn't optional

10/10/12 01:54AM

This is a guest column by one of our Sunday guests, Debo Adegbile, who is the Acting President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Inc. (LDF). LDF argued the Fisher v. Texas case in the federal appellate court, and filed a friend of the court brief in the Supreme Court. You can follow him on Twitter at@DeboLDF.
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney delivers an address centered upon foreign policy yesterday at the Virginia Military Institute.

Mitt Romney would like to reintroduce himself

10/09/12 11:44AM

Next Tuesday will mark six years since the normally mild-mannered Dennis Green famously lost his temper at a press conference following a crushing loss his Arizona Cardinals suffered at the hands of the Chicago Bears. Green, then Arizona's head coach, saw his team blow what seemed to be an insurmountable lead late in the game, and lose at... read more

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney delivers a foreign policy speech at the Virginia Military Institute. (Evan Vucci/AP Photo)

Mitt Romney would like to reintroduce himself

10/09/12 11:44AM

Next Tuesday will mark six years since the normally mild-mannered Dennis Green famously lost his temper at a press conference following a crushing loss his Arizona Cardinals suffered at the hands of the Chicago Bears. Green, then Arizona's head coach, saw his team blow what seemed to be an insurmountable lead late in the game, and lose at... read more

MHP: Affirmative action 'a policy that works'

10/08/12 08:00AM

Editor's note: Melissa toughed out Sunday's two-hour broadcast with laryngitis, but doing so meant the sacrifice of some of her longer segment introductions. Below is the essay which she intended to deliver prior to our discussion of affirmative action, and the very important reason it is back in the news this week.All eyes will be on... read more

Early voting restored in Ohio

Early voting restored in Ohio

10/07/12 12:20PM

Melissa Harris-Perry has the latest in "This Week in Voter Suppression" with some good news: early voting for the weekend before the November 6 election was restored in Ohio. Cincinnati City Councilman Christopher Smitherman joins to discuss. watch

In our October 7 show, we'll keep it quiet

10/07/12 09:57AM

So, as you heard if you follow Melissa on Twitter, she's keeping her voice very low this morning. Mostly, because we here on the #nerdland staff are begging her to.Shortly after yesterday's show, there were signs that Melissa's head cold began stealing her voice, reducing it to little more than a whisper. In the hopes of... read more

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Voting for Obama isn't the 'white man's burden'

10/07/12 09:42AM

On Saturday's edition of her msnbc show, Melissa Harris-Perry read an open letter to Washington Post George Will, whose October 1 column posited that President Obama's good fortune in the polls to this point was due less to white guilt over giving up on America's first black president.... read more

Melissa's open letter to George Will

10/06/12 03:17PM

Today's show had plenty of highlights. Perhaps tops among them was Melissa's open letter to Washington Post George Will, whose October 1 column posited that President Obama's good fortune in the polls to this point was due less to white guilt over giving up on America's first black president. read more

In our October 6 show, reading is fundamental

10/06/12 09:19AM

The entire political media, since Wednesday night's presidential debate, has been doing plenty of reading. Mostly of President Obama's twitches, pauses, umms, ahhs, looks down, looks up, all in an effort to understand every single one of his missed opportunities in his first encounter with his Republican opponent, Mitt Romney. read more

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