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In our July 22 show, we're going back to Africa

07/22/12 09:30AM

Nelson Mandela celebrated his 94th birthday earlier this week, a big news event here in the United States given that he is one of the few African leaders we here are familiar with. It is hard to argue that the period of apartheid in South Africa, and the U.S. coverage of the heroes who ended it put Africa on the front pages in a way we haven&... read more

Activism in the Olympics

Activism in the Olympics

07/21/12 08:00PM

Melissa Harris-Perry is joined by Olympic bronze medalist Dr. John Carlos, sports caster and former Olympic gold medalist Donna de Varona, The Nation's Dave Zirin, and ESPN.com columnist Jemele Hill to talk about the history of activism in the Olympic... watch

Border clashes in Sudan

Border clashes in Sudan

07/21/12 08:00PM

Sudanese supermodel and refugee advocate Alek Wek joins Melissa Harris-Perry to talk about political disputes and unrest over border agreements in South Sudan. watch

Diversity in American kitchens

Diversity in American kitchens

07/21/12 08:00PM

Melissa Harris-Perry is joined by "Top Chef" star Tiffany Derry, culinary student Syrena Johnson, author and journalist Charlotte Druckman, and New York University professor Michael Ralph to talk about racial diversity in American restaurants. watch

A look back on 'Nerdland'

A look back on 'Nerdland'

07/21/12 08:00PM

On a programming note, Melissa Harris-Perry announces that her next show will be airing on Sunday, August 12 due to the Olympic Games. For the meantime, Harris-Perry takes a look back on past shows. watch

Penn State tears down Paterno statue

Penn State tears down Paterno statue

07/21/12 08:00PM

Melissa Harris-Perry and her panelists talk about how the sex-abuse scandal surrounding Jerry Sandusky has tarnished the image of legendary Pennsylvania State coach Joe Paterno. watch

In our July 21 show, we remember

07/21/12 09:33AM

Part of the reason why I chose Iron & Wine's "The Trapeze Swinger" from a varied number of available songs about grief and loss is not simply its romantic finality meant to ease the pain of those left behind, but its attention to detail.It's the smiling photos we could easily see ourselves in, the haunting words left... read more

Good Look: Melissa on 'Maddow,' on Aurora

07/21/12 07:00AM

Melissa sat in for Rachel Maddow last night on one of the biggest news nights of the year, and delivered two remarkable insights into the murders at a suburban Denver movie theater early yesterday. We'll have a Good Look from last week's shows up tomorrow, but it seems most appropriate to share those with you today. (The first is... read more

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