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The other side of stop-and-frisk

The other side of stop-and-frisk

06/09/12 08:00PM

The Opportunity Agenda’s Alan Jenkins, University of Pennsylvania professor Anthea Butler, MSNBC host Rev. Al Sharpton, and former NYPD detective Marquez Claxton continue their conversation with Melissa Harris-Perry on the New York Police Department’s... watch

Living under minimum wage

Living under minimum wage

06/09/12 08:00PM

Go Figure: Melissa Harris-Perry lays out the statistics on the history of minimum wage rates and the number of Americans scraping by on what might be considered less-than a living wage. watch

Congressman pushes to increase federal...

Congressman pushes to increase federal minimum wage

06/09/12 08:00PM

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., joins Melissa Harris-Perry to share how he is taking legislative action in Congress to raise the bar on the federal minimum wage. Small business owner Joe Olivo and University of Pennsylvania professor Anthea Butler,... watch

Florida to go to court over voter purge?

Florida to go to court over voter purge?

06/08/12 08:00PM

University of Pennsylvania professor Anthea Butler, NBC Latino contributor Raul Reyez, Columbia University professor Dorian Warren, and Judith Browne Dianis of Advancement Project, join Melissa Harris-Perry’s conversation on Florida’s voter purge and... watch

Where are the female debate moderators?

Where are the female debate moderators?

06/08/12 08:00PM

Foot Soldier: Melissa Harris-Perry recognizes three young women who pointed out the gender disparity in journalists who moderate presidential debates. Where are the women moderators? Harris-Perry offers her suggestion of candidates to take up the job. watch

When politicians mean what they say

When politicians mean what they say

06/08/12 08:00PM

Did She Just Say That?: Republicans pounced on President Obama’s comments made during a press conference on Friday, attacking him for saying that the private sector was “doing fine.” The president was forced to backtrack on his statement and clarify... watch

American Exceptionalism and national identity

American Exceptionalism and national identity

06/08/12 08:00PM

President Obama had a rough week after Scott Walker won his recall election in Wisconsin and President Bill Clinton went off-message while on the stump, but Melissa Harris-Perry and her panelists - including University of Pennsylvania professor Anthea... watch

Partisan gaps to American Exceptionalism

Partisan gaps to American Exceptionalism

06/08/12 08:00PM

The Melissa Harris-Perry panelists continue the conversation on American Exceptionalism as they examine the partisan divide that is separating Democrats from Republicans who are shifting even further to the right. watch

Will the US intervene in Syria?

Will the US intervene in Syria?

06/08/12 08:00PM

As violence and bloodshed escalates in Syria, is it the United States’ responsibility to step in and intervene? The Melissa Harris-Perry panelists mull over the idea of American Exceptionalism and how the modern version of it fits in with foreign policy. watch

Mormonism and American culture

Mormonism and American culture

06/08/12 08:00PM

Brigham Young University professor Spencer Fluhman, Religious Dispatches Joanna Brooks, and Columbia University professor Dorian Warren sift through the facts and common misconceptions of the Mormon church. watch

Why doesn’t Romney talk about his Mormon...

Why doesn’t Romney talk about his Mormon religion?

06/08/12 08:00PM

If elected, Mitt Romney would be the first Mormon president in American history, but why hasn’t he chosen to talk about his faith while on the campaign stump? Brigham Young University professor Spencer Fluhman, Religious Dispatches Joanna Brooks,... watch

Race, culture, and the Church of Latter...

Race, culture, and the Church of Latter Day Saints

06/08/12 08:00PM

Melissa Harris-Perry shares her personal connections to the Mormon church as she and her panel - including Brigham Young University professor Spencer Fluhman, Religious Dispatches Joanna Brooks, Columbia University professor Dorian Warren, and Boston... watch

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