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Melissa Harris-Perry Sounds Off on Fake ‘Harlem Shake’

MSNBC anchor Melissa Harris-Perry calls out members of the mainstream media on their coverage of the “Harlem Shake” viral video meme that has taken the internet by storm. She reminds viewers of the true Harlem Shake and its connection to the creativity of Harlem, NY’s African-American community since the 1980s. It’s a sentiment expressed by our own online editor who shared her own history lesson on the dance recently HERE. Watch Harris-Perry’s monologue below as well as an example of how to do the true Harlem Shake.