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'MHP' Syllabus: 9.12.15

Melissa Harris Perry MHP The Syllabus
Melissa Harris Perry MHP The Syllabus

This Saturday in #nerdland: 2016 gender politics and a presidential talk show trend

As we watched several presidential candidates visit talk show sets this week, we realized big-name politicians have been doing it for a long time. We’ll go to the archives!

Plus, we’ll discuss Clinton’s new focus on her womanhood.

Joining our Saturday morning conversations will be:

  • Lizz Winstead, Writer, comedian and author, "Lizz Free Or Die: Essays", Co-Creator, "The Daily Show"
  • Gina Glantz , Founder,, Former Bill Bradley for President campaign manager
  • Nina Turner, Former Ohio State Senator (D-25)
  • Beverly Johnson, Author, "The Face That Changed It All"'
  • Irin Carmon, National Reporter, MSNBC
  • Jemele Hill, Co-host, ESPN's Numbers Never Lie, columnist
  • Anita Marks, ESPN Radio NY sports talk show host, ESPN Fantasy Football analyst

To prep for our discussions, feel free to check out:

Plus, we’ll talk to Beverly Johnson, former supermodel and author of “The Face That Changed It All.”

We will also touch base on the Planned Parenthood debate and why Serena Williams is still the greatest.  

Be sure to read what we’ve linked above, and watch Melissa Harris-Perry Sunday at 10am ET on msnbc. Join the conversation—share your thoughts about these issues on Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #nerdland.