Melissa Harris-Perry

The first film about Maya Angelou's life is up for Best Documentary at the Image Awards. It explores the many layers of her life.

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.

Despite the drama surrounding LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, the morning talk show won a Daytime Emmy Award on Sunday. Neither Ripa nor Strahan were there to accept the award. Dr. Oz accepted it on their behalf. “I don’t think they’re here….will accept on their behalf,” he said. “Kelly and Michael will share it!” According […]

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.

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry rejected the network's severance deal. She said the deal would have included a non-disparagement clause.

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is doing everything in his power to garner the Black vote. Sanders appeared on The Tom Joyner Morning Show on Monday morning, fielding questions from a roundtable of Black hosts and contributors, including Roland Martin, Don Lemon, Al Sharpton, Jacque Reid, and Sybil Wilkes. The move came just days after the Vermont senator […]

After weeks of being unable to anchor her newscast due to elections coverage, Melissa Harris-Perry has decided to walk away from her show.

The J.J. Abrams-directed film pulled in $57 million at Thursday night's U.S. box office.

On Sunday the Apollo Theater in Harlem and WNYC partnered for a second year to present WNYC’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration with “Hear Our Voices, Count Our Votes: MLK’s March Continues.” Hear portions of it in the video clip above. WNYC’s Peabody Award-winning host Brian Lehrer and MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry convened a discussion that looks […]

Jim Coughlan (pictured), the controller of Dutchess County, N.Y., who is running for a state Senate seat, fired off a bigoted tweet aimed at MSNBC political commentator Melissa Harris-Perry (pictured). “Keep your dirty stinking paws off my kid you damned dirty ape,” he tweeted. Coughlan is insisting that he did not know his target was an […]