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Melissa Harris-Perry apologizes for Romney grandchild jokes: Sincere?

Christian Science Monitor - 31 Dec 2013
On Sunday MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry ran a segment that has landed her, her employer, and her guests in a lot of trouble. It involved a panel of comedians commenting on photos of the year, and things went off the rails when a picture of former ...
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Melissa Harris-Perry: How to Save the NAACP From Irrelevance

New York Times - 30 May 2017
The N.A.A.C.P. announced two weeks ago that it will replace its current president as part of the latest effort to revitalize itself. That won't solve the problem. Instead, it shows that its bloated 64-member board of directors has little understanding ...
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How liberals are killing the NAACP

New York Post - 08 Jun 2017
The NAACP is lost, and radicals like Melissa Harris-Perry have some suggestions for a new direction. Unfortunately, they'll send the organization further down its current path toward irrelevance. The famed civil rights group, founded in 1909 and ...
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Freedom Fund Luncheon Speakers: Democratic Party Must Change

Memphis Daily News - 26 Jun 2017
Wake Forest University professor and former MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry told the group that the nation's problems can't be fixed “simply by changing personnel.” And like Ford, she said it is not enough for Democrats to work on changing who occupies ...
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Queen Sugar Deepens Its Complex Family Portrait

The Atlantic - 24 Jun 2017
As Melissa Harris Perry wrote for The Undefeated about the show last September, “The beauty of the Southern terrain is always juxtaposed against the violence of its history.” In a potent and loaded visual, Nova and Charley, out searching for a missing ...
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Anna Julia Cooper Center launches Freedom School for local children

Wake Forest University News Center - 22 Jun 2017
“I am sure Anna Julia Cooper herself would be proud to discover a center named for her legacy is hosting Freedom School this summer,” said Melissa Harris-Perry founding director of the Anna Julia Cooper Center. “Cooper was a lifelong educator who ...
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Memphis Daily News - 23 Jun 2017
Memphis Branch NAACP will host its Centennial Freedom Fund Luncheon on Saturday, June 24, at 11:30 a.m. at the Memphis Hilton, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Wake Forest University professor Melissa Harris-Perry and former U.S. Rep. Harold Ford Jr. are the ...
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Misty Copeland to Guest Judge on NBC's WORLD OF DANCE

Broadway World - 21 Jun 2017
Copeland has been featured in numerous television programs and publications, including "CBS Sunday Morning," "60 Minutes," "Today," "This Week with George Stephanopoulos," MSNBC's "Melissa Harris Perry," Vogue, Essence, Ebony, and People ...
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On Extremism, Left and White

National Review - 30 May 2017
Writing today in the New York Times, Melissa Harris-Perry argues that the NAACP must become more radical if it's going to remain relevant, and she likely has a point. After all, it's been eclipsed in the popular imagination by a Black Lives Matter ...
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Despite criticism, NAACP relevant as struggle continues

Durham Herald Sun - 16 Jun 2017
I write partly in response to recent criticism calling the NAACP “irrelevant,” particularly in a New York Times op-ed by North Carolina's and Wake Forest's Melissa Harris-Perry. But largely I write to shed a little light on what the NAACP does in your ...

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