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Melissa Harris-Perry to Anchor Both Party Conventions for BET

Melissa Harris-PerryFormer MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry will host coverage for BET of both major parties’ conventions this July.

The network announced on Monday that Harris-Perry would join as a special correspondent to cover the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia and Republican National Convention in Cleveland. She will be joined by BET News correspondent Marc Lamont Hill.

Harris-Perry was host of an eponymous Saturday morning show on MSNBC from Feb. 2012 until the network severed ties with her an acrimonious split this February. She joined Elle magazine as editor-at-large in April.

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