Tag Archives: Melissa Harris-Perry

What would you add to Melissa Harris-Perry’s black feminism syllabus?

Tweet On a recent show, Melissa Harris-Perry promised to send her black feminism syllabus to Washington reporter Michelle Cottle. And now we all get to benefit, because here it is! Check it out and put these reads to your holiday wish list STAT. Obviously, this isn’t comprehensive, so let us know–what books and authors would you add? [...]
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Marissa Alexander: an update and a letter

Tweet Marissa Alexander should never have been sentenced to jail for defending herself from an abusive husband by shooting at a wall, injuring nobody. She shouldn’t have to be retried. But at least she has been released on bond and was able to spend Thanksgiving with her family. It was the first time she had [...]
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“It’s OK to take the time you need to heal. OK?”

Tweet*Trigger warning* Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Yesterday, Melissa Harris-Perry and her team – including friends of the show producer Jamil Smith and MSNBC reporter Irin Carmon – did something remarkable. They had an honest, heartfelt, wrenching conversation about sexual violence, and about surviving sexual violence, that wasn’t [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet The importance of ENDA. A must-read from Janet Mock: “Why I chose silence on Trans Day of Remembrance.” Do you want to orgasm every time? “Rest is a luxury for the rich.” Melissa Harry-Perris  was not pleased with that Politico piece. Being my friend does not make you a hero. Tweet
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Melissa Harris-Perry and bell hooks blew my mind

Tweet The conversation between Melissa Harris-Perry and bell hooks at the New School last week was one of the best I’ve ever had the pleasure of witnessing. If you think I’m exaggerating, take a look for yourself.  It was worth the hour of standing in line in the cold to get in, and then some. Tweet
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