The Takeaway

with Melissa Harris-Perry

The Takeaway is America's weekday conversation.

  • A 2022 Pot Politics Primer

    Oct 3, 2022
    It’s been nearly 10 years since Colorado and Washington became the first states to approve marijuana for recreational use, what states are considering the same this November?
  • The Presidential Election in Brazil Continues

    Oct 3, 2022
    We still don't know who the next president of Brazil will be, leftist former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro head to a runoff later this month.
  • What Does It Mean To Be Brown in America?

    Oct 3, 2022
    We talk with Christopher Rivas about his new book, "Brown Enough: True Stories About Love, Violence, The Student Loan Crisis, Hollywood, Race, Familia and Making It in America."
  • Russia Illegally Annexes Four Regions of Ukraine

    Oct 3, 2022
    On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the annexation of 4 territories of Ukraine.  The move was widely condemned by the international community as illegal.
  • Diversity in the Midterms

    Sep 30, 2022
    With more women, LGBTQ+, Black and Latino candidates on the ballot this November, voters could elect representatives who more accurately reflect the demographic makeup of the country. 
  • Federal Judge Allows Plan To Put Teens at Angola

    Sep 29, 2022
    A recent decision from a federal judge allows Louisiana's Governor to move ahead with a plan to relocate incarcerated teens to a facility on the grounds of the state’s penitentiary.