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This woman is washing out the stigma of...

This woman is washing out the stigma of homeless

08/15/15 11:53AM

Jody Wood is the founder of "Beauty in Transition," a a mobile salon that provides free services such as hair washing, cutting, and coloring to people living in homeless shelters. For reviving the self-imaged of the displaced and giving them a sense of ho watch

Democrats distance selves from past leaders

Democrats distance selves from past leaders

08/15/15 10:44AM

The Democratic Party has distanced itself from Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson, who were both slaveholders. Cornell William Brooks, Julieta Garibay, Akhil Reed Amar, and Jeanne Theoharis speak with Joy Reid about this historic shift and its implicatio watch

'MHP' Syllabus: 8.15.15

08/14/15 09:36PM

This Saturday on Melissa Harris-Perry, racial justice. With the 2016 Presidential race well underway, candidates have a slew of issues to address. But most surprising is the emergence of a narrative that Republican and Democratic candidates will have to contend  with—race. We look at the recent instances in which political candidates have been... read more

Why self-care is important for activists

Why self-care is important for activists

08/09/15 11:35AM

Sustaining the struggle for racial justice can have an emotional, physical and spiritual cost for activists. Dante Barry of the Million Hoodies Movement for Justice, Clinical Psychologist Dr. Marva Robinson, Marc Steiner from The Center for Emerging Media, NewYorker.com's Jelani Cobb and Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis join to discuss watch

One year after Ferguson: Where are we now?

One year after Ferguson: Where are we now?

08/09/15 10:59AM

One year ago today, Ferguson, Missouri took its place among the definitive moments in the struggle for racial justice when the shooting death of Michael Brown prompted a movement to articulate and amplify a call for change. MSNBC's Amanda Sakuma,... watch

Bringing N.W.A.'s story to the big screen

Bringing N.W.A.'s story to the big screen

08/09/15 10:37AM

The new film "Straight Outta Compton" portrays the lives of Dr. Dre, Ice Cube and Eazy-E during a deeply troubling moment in America when the rappers were part of the influential group N.W.A. The stars of the film, O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins and... watch

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