Melissa Harris-Perry’s Searing Tribute To Black Men Killed By Police

MSNBC host and Tulane University professor, Melissa Harris-Perry educates her audience in a three minute and four second presentation on her Saturday show. The Huffington Post In a short but powerful segment on Saturday, Melissa Harris-Perry connected the recent police killing of Michael Brown to the deaths of other black men at the hands of… More Melissa Harris-Perry’s Searing Tribute To Black Men Killed By Police

“Damned Dirty Ape!” Politico Blasts Black MSNBC News Anchor Via Twitter

I couldn’t believe my eyes when I first read the headline to this story.  WTF? News One Jim Coughlan (pictured), the controller of Dutchess County, N.Y., who is running for a state Senate seat, fired off a bigoted tweet aimed at MSNBC political commentator Melissa Harris-Perry (pictured). “Keep your dirty stinking paws off my kid you damned dirty… More “Damned Dirty Ape!” Politico Blasts Black MSNBC News Anchor Via Twitter

Melissa Harris-Perry Sends Open Letter To Marissa Alexander’s Prosecuting Attorney

Liberals Unite Three days after domestic violence victim, Marissa Alexander was released on bail, after spending ‘over 1,000 days’ in prison, MSNBC’s host, Melissa Harris-Perry, decided to write and open letter to Angela Corey – Marissa’s prosecuting attorney. Corey helped send Alexander to prison for 20 years – for firing a warning shot at her abusive… More Melissa Harris-Perry Sends Open Letter To Marissa Alexander’s Prosecuting Attorney

Giving Alec Baldwin A Talk Show Is The Best Idea MSNBC’s Had In A While

This sounds like a pretty good plan. I can still watch Bill Maher an hour later… Think Progress Alec Baldwin is not always an easy celebrity to be fond of. There’s always the acting work, of course, and 30 Rock is recently-enough departed to elicit a warm glow of remembrance. But Baldwin’s his own worst enemy in… More Giving Alec Baldwin A Talk Show Is The Best Idea MSNBC’s Had In A While

Melissa Harris-Perry Responds To Criticism On Hayes: What Is It About My Ad That Would ‘Distress People So Much?’

Mediaite MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry sat down with her colleague Chris Hayes tonight on All In to respond to the controversy over her promo for the network, in which she says that children should be the responsibility of communities. Harris-Perry found it particularly interesting that of all the hours and hours of content aired on MSNBC, this in particular would “distress people… More Melissa Harris-Perry Responds To Criticism On Hayes: What Is It About My Ad That Would ‘Distress People So Much?’

There Is Nothing Controversial About Melissa Harris-Perry’s MSNBC Promo

You may have heard that the right-wing hysteria machine is at screaming level over an MSNBC thirty second promo.  I cannot believe the reaction she’s receiving from the paranoid right. If you get a chance check out the comments on Mediaite.  Here’s just one example: Esteban Rey  Ima Winnah • 31 minutes ago I thought white conservative southerners… More There Is Nothing Controversial About Melissa Harris-Perry’s MSNBC Promo

In fiscal negotiations, Obama channels ‘The Godfather’

As a fan of The Godfather, I’ve been enjoying MSNBC commentators’ comparisons of the president’s fiscal cliff negotiations to The Godfather movies. I was watching Melissa Harris Perry this morning and she also used the Godfather analogy to describe president Obama’s leverage in the current fiscal negotiations. (The relevant portion of the video link above starts after… More In fiscal negotiations, Obama channels ‘The Godfather’

The GOP’s “Played-Out” Race Card

I have to say, Melissa Harris Perry is spot on with her piece in The Nation‘s “Sister Citizen” column. The Nation Conservative strategists have been toying with how to use race against President Obama in this year’s election. Since Obama’s May 9 announcement supporting same-sex marriage, some Republicans have been salivating about the delicious possibility of… More The GOP’s “Played-Out” Race Card

Melissa Harris-Perry: ‘Rick Perry wants to get all up in your uterus and take a picture’ | Raw Replay

1st collector for Melissa Harris-Perry: ‘Rick Perry wants t… Follow my videos on vodpod The Raw Story  Filling in on the Rachel Maddow Show on Tuesday night, Tulane professor and MSNBC commentator Melissa Harris-Perry took Texas Governor and GOP Presidential candidate Rick Perry to task for supporting “government so small that you don’t even notice it” on… More Melissa Harris-Perry: ‘Rick Perry wants to get all up in your uterus and take a picture’ | Raw Replay