NEW YORK (AP) — Melissa Harris-Perry and MSNBC are parting ways.

A spokesperson for the network confirmed Sunday that Harris-Perry will not be returning to the weekend discussion show she has hosted since 2012.

She was scheduled to appear this Saturday and Sunday in the regular two-hour slot from 10 a.m. to noon. But Harris-Perry announced several days ago that she would not show up.

She said that was her response to MSNBC’s pre-emption of the program for most of February in favor of heavier coverage of presidential politics.

Harris-Perry, who is black, has focused on race and gender as well as politics on her Melissa Harris-Perry show.

She was the keynote speaker for the 2015 Rethinking Race conference at the University of Akron.

In an email to her staff that was also posted on her Twitter page, she said the show was pre-empted “without comment or discussion or notice.”