MSNBC to sever ties with Melissa Harris-Perry after host’s critical email

February 28, 2016 12:22 AM

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MSNBC to sever ties with Melissa Harris-Perry after host’s critical email

MSNBC intends to part ways with host Melissa Harris-Perry after she complained about preemptions of her weekend program and implied that there was a racial aspect to the cable-news network’s treatment, insiders at MSNBC said.

Harris-Perry refused to appear on her program Saturday morning, telling her co-workers in an email that she felt “worthless” to the NBC-owned network. “I will not be used as a tool for their purposes,” wrote Harris-Perry, who is African American. “I am not a token, mammy or little brown bobble head....

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