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'MHP' Syllabus: 3.1.15

02/28/15 05:42PM

Sunday on MHP… We’ll discuss the upcoming speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu before Congress—it comes at a critical time in the efforts to curtail Iran’s nuclear ambitions and just ahead of Israel’s elections.  Several lawmakers have vowed to skip the speech including—one of our guests. Joining us in #nerdland is New York... read more

Publicity portrait of American actors Delroy Lindo and Denzel Washington in Spike's Lee's film 'Malcolm X' (Warner Brothers), 1992. (Photo by John D. Kisch/Separate Cinema Archive/Getty)

Celebrating black history: Music and movie syllabus

02/28/15 10:58AM

Msnbc interviewed filmmakers Justin Simien, Amma Asante, Dawn Porter, Stanley Nelson, Yoruba Richen, and Lyric R. Cabral, and musicians Jean Grae, Joey Bada$$, Rapsody, Noname Gypsy, and Michael Uzowuru for a black history series. They shared some of their favorite movies, songs, and artists. Add them to your playlists. read more

'MHP' Syllabus: 2.28.15

02/27/15 06:35PM

Saturday on MHP … the things Republicans are saying and who is getting them to say it! From stump speeches to CPAC, GOP stars are talking more and more about inequality and poverty in America. And it might all be because of one man who is bending their ears. Also: filing civil rights charges … or not. The Department of Justice has decided not to... read more

Director Yoruba Richen: 'Not enough of us telling our stories'

02/25/15 09:42AM

Yoruba Richen is an award-winning documentary filmmaker from New York City. She was a Guggenheim Fellow for her debut film "The New Black" which addresses the marriage equality movement within the black community. Richen recently chatted with msnbc about her journey to becoming a director and the need for more black female film... read more

Filmmaker exposes FBI counter-terrorism strategy

02/24/15 11:13AM

Lyric R. Cabral is the co-director of (T)error, the first documentary that follows an FBI informant on a counter-terrorism mission, and a recent winner of a Sundance Film Festival award. Cabral recently chatted with msnbc about Gordon Parks and the making of her debut documentary. read more

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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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