Results tagged “MELISSA HARRIS-PERRY” from Last Word

“It’s an honor to be recognized alongside such an esteemed group of black leaders and trailblazers who help to shape our culture and our political landscape. … I couldn’t imagine doing anything else with my life besides working to create sustainable and equitable communities. Many thanks to The Root for continuing to provide a platform for myself and countless others ... [Read]

Melissa Harris Perry presented a panel on MSNBC today to discuss transgender issues. Perry said she had decided to be a "better cis ally for the work of trans communities" after watching a hate crime online that involved "a group of African-American teens savagely beating a trans woman in a fast-food restaurant." She was joined today by Mara Keisling, Kate ... [Read]