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Misee Harris

Dear African-American Women: I Want to Be Your National Spokesperson

Dr. Misee Harris | Posted 05.18.2016 | Black Voices
Dr. Misee Harris

It is that time again. Each time new season of ABC's The Bachelorette is set to air, I get approached to comment. Three years ago, I was picked to be ...

Down With High-heeled Shoes, I'll Keep My Flats

Dr. Misee Harris | Posted 04.29.2016 | Women
Dr. Misee Harris

At 30 years old, I would like to think that my shoe choice doesn't play a big role in attractiveness or sex appeal, but either way, I would rather be comfortable.

Do Black Lives Matter Enough to Black Teens?

Dr. Misee Harris | Posted 03.15.2015 | Black Voices
Dr. Misee Harris

Some of these very public deaths in our community could have been prevented had men like Mike Brown and Eric Garner promptly complied with police instructions. Shouldn't we include it in our goals to school our sons to follow police instructions, if it can save lives?

Black Bachelorette Hopeful Resigns Over Racial Discrimination

Ryan J. Bell | Posted 11.25.2014 | Black Voices
Ryan J. Bell

Even though the quality of Dr. Harris' work was never called into question and she was beloved by the community, she was forced out of her job because she is a black woman with opinions she doesn't mind expressing about the state of race relations in America.

Civil Rights and Social Media Made Me Resign From My Job

Dr. Misee Harris | Posted 11.23.2014 | Black Voices
Dr. Misee Harris

I am part of Black America; I was born into it by virtue of the color of my skin. No matter where I am in my life, that part of me will always be my first identifier.

Keke Palmer Takes Broadway: A True Cinderella Story

Dr. Misee Harris | Posted 10.07.2014 | Entertainment
Dr. Misee Harris

Nearly every little girl idolizes her beloved Disney Princesses. To witness the iconic Disney character of Cinderella embark on a transcendence of race, as talented actress Keke Palmer takes on the role for the Broadway adaptation, is a huge step forward for young women of color.

See Me As a Woman First, a Black Woman Second

Dr. Misee Harris | Posted 07.08.2014 | Entertainment
Dr. Misee Harris

We are just as diverse a population as any other race or culture of women. We deserve to see that diversity reflected in the television programs we watch.

A Bachelorette, Michael Douglas and HPV

Getrude Matshe | Posted 08.10.2013 | Celebrity
Getrude Matshe

Former ABC Bachelorette hopeful and pediatric dentist Dr. Misee Harris was simply researching HPV online and was shocked to see the news surrounding M...

The First Black 'Bachelorette'?

Posted 02.28.2013 | Black Voices

A Kentucky woman is vying to become ABC's first black "Bachelorette." Dr. Misee Harris, a 28-year-old pediatric dentist and Tennessee native, is c...