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Momentum Continues to Grow — but are we on the cusp of change?

12/19/14 08:13PM

Momentum Continues to Grow —but are we on the Cusp of Change?By Yvonne Juris for PolticsNation Angela and Jamar sat down for a quick breakfast in Ollie’s Trolly, a large café decorated with iconic ornaments reminiscent of the 1950’s.  They had come from Patterson, New Jersey to participate in revered Al Sharpton’s “Justice for All” march in Washington, D.C. “We had to come here and make a statement,” Angela said. Demonstrators marched by the thousands on December 13th in major cities including Oakland, Boston, New York and St. Louis to protest police misconduct and the recent grand jury decision not to indict police officers in New York City and Ferguson, MO.On an unseasonably mild day in Washington, D.C., protestors gathered on Pennsylvania Ave. and 13th street at 10:30 a.m., carrying a variety of signs including the ACLU “Black Lives Matter” poster and shouting chants that have come to be associated with the national protest against aggressive policing.“Hands up, don’t shoot,” shouted Joseph Kent, college student at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland, as crowds continued to arrive. read more

Pres. Obama’s plan of attack

Pres. Obama’s plan of attack

12/19/14 06:30PM

Today President Obama said he knows next year won’t be easy, but he also won’t let Republicans tear down his biggest achievements. Rev. Sharpton talks to Jason Johnson and Dana Milbank about what this means for his final two years in office. watch

Pres. Obama: ‘We are better off’

Pres. Obama: ‘We are better off’

12/19/14 06:16PM

President Obama made a full-throated case for his agenda and his achievements thus far on Friday. Rev. Sharpton talks to Rep. Jim McDermott about the president’s remarks and what it means for his relationship with Republicans going forward. watch

Pres. Obama: Sony made a mistake

Pres. Obama: Sony made a mistake

12/19/14 06:00PM

President Obama gave blunt remarks Friday where he said Sony made the wrong choice in canceling the release of ‘The Interview.’ Rev. Sharpton talks to Nick Burns and EJ Dionne about the day’s remarks. watch

Pres. Barack Obama’s checking off his list

Pres. Barack Obama’s checking off his list

12/18/14 06:43PM

President Obama has made his list. And in this second term, he’s been checking it twice – systematically checking off everything he said he would accomplish. Rev. Al Sharpton gets Seema Iyer, Mark Hannah and Julia Cunningham to weigh in. watch

Witness 40 in Ferguson comes forward

Why there are doubts about witness 40 in Ferguson

12/18/14 06:29PM

Sandra McElroy, witness 40 in the Ferguson grand jury case, came forward as holes in her testimony continue to raise questions. Rev. Al Sharpton talks to former prosecutor Paul Butler about her testimony and how the Justice Department should respond. watch

How to fix the Secret Service

How to fix the Secret Service

12/18/14 06:14PM

Thursday, we received new findings in a report on how to better improve the Secret Service. But are the measures enough? Rev. Al Sharpton talks to Kasie Hunt and Susan Milligan for answers. watch

How should we fight cyber-wars?

How should we fight cyber-wars?

12/18/14 06:00PM

Secy. Jeh Johnson called the attacks on Sony “very serious.” Rev. Al Sharpton talks to Col. Jack Jacobs and Anthony Roman about how the US can protect itself going forward against cyber-attacks from other countries. watch

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