Health Hero: Morehouse Students Reclaim the Black Body

While ESPN’s annual Body Issue is always eye candy, The Maroon Tiger, Morehouse College’s student newspaper’s version will elevate your mind and help you view your own body differently. The HBCU’s Body Issue, which was published last week, features 30 students from Morehouse, Spelman and Clark Atlanta posing nude and opening up about a range of issues, including … Continue reading

7 Policy Changes America Needs So People Can Work and Have Kids

We are in the midst of a revolution in gender roles, both at work and at home. And when it comes to having children, the outlook is very different for those embarking on adulthood’s journey now than it was for the men and women who graduated a generation ago. I recently published research from the Wharton … Continue reading

Graduation…where dey do dat at?

Melissa Harris-Perry Speaks at Wellesley College Commencement 2012 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JO4mepx-7vU&feature=plcp While I went to my college of communication graduation, I did not attend my university-wide graduation particularly because the speaker was a state congressman who, it seemed, was virtually unknown to nearly all of my classmates. The announcement that said congressman would be the commencement speaker … Continue reading