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FLOTUS fights obesity in America

FLOTUS fights obesity in America

06/17/15 06:57PM

A new headline from The Washington Post says the average American woman now weighs as much as a man from the 1960s. Men are a lot heavier too. Rev. Sharpton shares his own struggles with weight loss and its importance on his health and confidence. watch

Loretta Lynch sworn in as attorney general

Loretta Lynch sworn in as attorney general

06/17/15 06:44PM

President Obama praised Attorney General Loretta Lynch and the work she’s already doing on the job. The president spoke at a formal ceremony marking her takeover. Rev. Sharpton talks to Joe Madison for more. watch

Two competing visions for American fairness

Two competing visions for American fairness

06/17/15 06:00PM

Almost everyone running for president is talking about fairness, increasing opportunity and getting more people in the middle class. The big difference lies in what they plan to do about it. Jonathan Capehart and Heather McGhee weigh in. watch

FLOTUS in London speaks on education

FLOTUS in London speaks on education

06/16/15 06:57PM

Michelle Obama and her daughters were in London today. She went to Kensington Palace to meet with Prince Harry and talked education and a shared interest in supporting veterans, but it was her message to some young women that had people talking. watch

Rachel Dolezal breaks silence

Rachel Dolezal breaks silence

06/16/15 06:00PM

People around the country have been talking about race, identity and deception surrounding the Rachel Dolezal case. She finally broke her silence, just a day after resigning from the NAACP. Melissa Harris-Perry and Ann Morning join Rev. Sharpton for more. watch

Rachel Dolezal steps down from NAACP

Rachel Dolezal steps down from NAACP

06/15/15 06:47PM

The activist that was accused by her parents of lying about her race has resigned as the president of the NAACP chapter in Spokane, Washington. Rev. Sharpton talks to Jonathan Capehart for more. watch

Was Tamir Rice given a warning?

Was Tamir Rice given a warning?

06/15/15 06:16PM

The key question raised by a new report by a Cleveland prosecutor is whether or not Tamir Rice was given a warning before he was shot and killed by police last year. Rev. Sharpton talks to Areva Martin and Marq Claxton for more. watch

Jeb frames campaign on income inequality

Jeb frames campaign on income inequality

06/15/15 06:00PM

The big question of 2016 is: who will fight for income inequality? Monday, Jeb Bush voiced his opinion on the economy, but made no mention of ending poverty. Why? Rev. Sharpton talks to Tara Dowdell and Abby Huntsman for more. watch

‘Obamacare’ truthers debunked

‘Obamacare’ truthers debunked

06/12/15 06:44PM

Sometimes the GOP have a little trouble with facts. Remember the birthers? They didn’t believe the president was born here. Now we have the ‘Obamacare’ truthers. Rev. Sharpton talks to Dana Milbank for more. watch

Romnesia at Romney’s GOP retreat

Romnesia at Romney’s GOP retreat

06/12/15 06:32PM

It’s a big weekend for Republicans who want to be president. Six contenders are at a retreat hosted by Mitt Romney and they’ve had to make some tough decisions. Rev. Sharpton talks to Ryan Grim and Maria Teresa Kumar for more. watch

Police: Prison worker Joyce Mitchell arrested

Police: Prison worker Joyce Mitchell arrested

06/12/15 06:00PM

Joyce Mitchell, who allegedly helped two killers escape a prison in upstate New York, has been arrested according to police. Rev. Sharpton and guests discuss this major development in the ongoing investigation and manhunt. watch

How ‘Obamacare’ saved Jerry Penacoli’s life

How ‘Obamacare’ saved Jerry Penacoli’s life

06/11/15 06:48PM

Pres. Obama says health care is a moral issue, not a political one. Rev. Sharpton is joined by “Extra” correspondent Jerry Penacoli, who shares his story of how the Affordable Care Act allowed him to get life-saving treatment he otherwise couldn’t afford. watch

2016 GOP field looks to Romney for help

2016 GOP field looks to Romney for help

06/11/15 06:19PM

Everyone seems to be talking about income inequality these days. So, it’s kind of funny that Republican hopefuls are seeking help from Mitt Romney, the same guy behind the 47 percent comments. Rev. Sharpton talks to EJ Dionne and Jamal Simmons for more. watch

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