Words matter. As some media outlets have framed the ongoing protests in Ferguson as chaotic riots, others have portrayed them as part of a community and youth-led movement.
The New School hosted an amazing conversation this afternoon between MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry and acclaimed writer bell hooks.
Highlights from the conversation below the cut.
Last week the trailblazing scholar and MSNBC television host Melissa Harris-Perry featured a segment on being transgender in America.
In true Harris-Perry fashion, this segment blasts through typical media narratives of trans inequality by covering topics that most media commentators won't touch.
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