The number of Black students attending Stuyvesant High School is
dwindling. In 1975, the Black attendees peaked at 303 students. By 2005,
only 66 Black students were enrolled and this year there are only 40
out of 3,295.
An African-American female college professor is the newest political and
current events television show host at MSNBC, representing a change in
the landscape of cable television news shows, which is dominated by
white male hosts and mostly watched by the same demographic. "The Melissa Harris-Perry Show," made its debut on MSNBC Feb. 4, 2012.