Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry, PhD, author, professor, television host and political commentator with a focus on African-American politics. She hosts the "Melissa Harris-Perry" TV show on MSNBC. She currently teaches politics at Tulane University (in New Orleans) and has taught at Princeton University and the University of Chicago.
MSNBC’s Melissa Harris Perry: Star Wars is Racist Because Darth Vader Is a ‘Black Guy’ Notion that dark is evil and light is good is a well-established literary trope that predates American race politics
'I am lulled by a familiar powerlessness, muteness, that comes powerfully and unexpectedly': MSNBC weekend host Melissa Harris-Perry believes a man who approached her at a Des Moines hotel on Monday intended to attack her