Melissa Harris-Perry

While Hillary Clinton prepares to accept a historic nomination as the first women presidential candidate of a major party – a move that will shatter the proverbial glass ceiling – the diversity of the women at the helm of the Democratic National Convention cannot be ignored. Women of color have not only graced the stage in primetime speaking […]

Judge Glenda Hatchett, best known for her television court show Judge Hatchett, will handle legal matters for the family of Philando Castile.

One of the saddest trends in this country is reacting to an ongoing issue, after a life has been lost.

Hill sat down to discuss the sexual harassment allegations with Melissa Harris-Perry for Essence, how she felt about Washington's portrayal of her, and why Thomas' "high-tech lynching" metaphor is still as painstaking as the three-day hearing in 1991.

Former MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry gave her first in-depth interview on her breakup with the network. She felt that MSNBC didn't care about her.

The queen of "Nerdland" recently made her first public appearance since her controversial departure from her MSNBC show

Melissa Harris-Perry is the perfect example of progressive Black Women making waves in today’s world. She epitomizes what having it all looks like. She holds a Doctorate Degree, is the Maya Angelou Presidential Chair at Wake Forest University, leads a nation of #Nerdland followers, is a mother and a wife, and, until recently, the host of […]

Our favorite newscaster and the Queen of #Nerdland, Melissa Harris-Perry has officially cut all ties with MSNBC after enduring racism and lack of creative control. While we cringe at the thought of the famed journalist no longer being on air, it seems as though Perry is content with her decision to walk away from her […]

It’s gratifying to watch a black woman refuse to be silenced. Get in the action by watching seven of MHP’s best reads.

Soledad O’Brien appeared on Melissa Harris Perry’s show on MSNBC and they tackled inequality in the workplace, Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid, Eric Harris and Walter…

MCNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry gave a speech at Cornell University during which she said she hoped Trayvon Martin “whooped the sh*t out of George Zimmerman” before his death.  Check out the video below: