Melissa Harris-Perry is the Maya Angelou Presidential Chair at Wake Forest University. Harris-Perry is editor-at-large for ELLE.com where she focuses on issues affecting women and girls of color and presents the Sole Search series. She is an award-winning author and nationally recognized political commentator. From 2012-2016 she hosted the award-winning news and analysis show Melissa Harris-Perryon MSNBC. She continues to host the live event series Nerdland Forever.