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]