Many thanks to the Melissa Harris-Perry show on MSNBC for posting this piece I wrote for Rhyme et Reason on their Facebook page!
Here at Rhyme et Reason, we like our TV shows: Mad Men, Downton Abbey, Dance Moms, Ringer, and Real Housewives come to mind. So, I’m going to add a few more shows to the list that I’ve recently started obsessing over and I think are worthy of watching on Sundays. (Feel free to disagree, dear reader, and comment below!) Get your remotes ready!
Melissa Harris-Perry on MSNBC (a.k.a. #Nerdland)
Melissa Harris-Perry is breaking all sorts of barriers on cable TV where mostly white male pundits, journalists and politicians dominate weekend political talk shows, and I love every minute of MHP. A tenured political science professor at Tulane University in New Orleans, Harris-Perry is the first black woman/scholar/feminist to solo-host a major news and politics show on a major network like MSNBC.
The result is two hours of intelligent, respectful and nuanced discussions on a range of topics from the…
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