Melissa Harris-Perry  (Page 1)

It was nice knowin’ ya, Melissa Harris-Perry

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 2:30pm 2/27/2016 at 2:30pm

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry is now protesting her own show, proving once again that the only thing lower than the network’s ratings is the collective IQ of their on-air talent.

The New York Times reports:

Melissa Harris-Perry Walks Off Her MSNBC Show After Pre-emptions

In an unusually public flare-up, one of MSNBC’s television personalities...

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Melissa Harris-Perry: Be ‘Super Careful’ About Using Term ‘Hard Worker’ Because Slaves

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 26, 2015 at 4:00pm 10/26/2015 at 4:00pm

Discussing Paul Ryan’s bid for Speaker of the House Monday, Melissa Harris-Perry made an unusual claim about the term, “hard worker.”

Alfonso Aguilar, Director of the conservative organization American Principles Project’s Latino Partnership said:

“But let’s be fair. If there’s somebody who is a hard worker when he goes to Washington, it’s Paul...

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Megyn Kelly on Melissa Harris-Perry: What a Quack! (VIDEO)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 8:00am 2/12/2015 at 8:00am

Remember that one time when a professional journalist called the United States Attorney General a duck, and then asked him to quack?

In public?

While the camera was rolling?

There are no more words. Just watch:

I’M SO UNCOMFORTABLE.

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MSNBC and the Oklahoma beheading: What could go wrong?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 29, 2014 at 8:30am 9/29/2014 at 8:30am

A panel on Melissa Harris-Perry’s MSNBC program discussed the beheading of a woman in Oklahoma by Alton Nolen, a convert to Islam as to whom a picture of Jihadist sympathy is emerging.

Perry insists that this was an act of workplace violence and treats the beheading as a passing detail.

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MSNBC panel struggles to characterize attacks on Wendy Davis as gendered and sexist

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 27, 2014 at 1:10pm 1/27/2014 at 1:10pm

Melissa Harris-Perry hosted a panel on the question: “Are attacks against Wendy Davis sexist or standard political fare?

Harris-Perry gave a pretty good intro, pointing out that narrative failures are political problems for women and for men. And she did highlight that Wendy Davis’ narrative is not quite as portrayed in...

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