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New clues on Pres. Obama’s post-White House

New clues on Pres. Obama’s post-White House

08/17/15 06:47PM

So far, Pres. Obama has been pretty quiet about his post-White House plans, but today we’re getting a look behind the scenes. Rev. Sharpton talks to Allan Lichtman about a “New York Times” report that may shed light on what Pres. Obama has planned. watch

Trump on immigration: ‘They have to go’

Donald Trump on immigration: Deport them all

08/17/15 06:00PM

Donald Trump is making big headlines over his stance on immigration. Now he says babies born in the U.S. shouldn’t automatically be American citizens. Rev. Sharpton talks to Joan Walsh and Henry Fernandez for more on Trump’s "deport them all’"philosophy. watch

The fight for voting rights in Texas

The fight for voting rights in Texas

08/14/15 06:47PM

Right now a federal court is reviewing the Texas voter ID law that was struck down by an appeals court last week. It was a huge win for voting rights groups and now we’re learning that law may prove to be the difference in at least one election already. watch

The US and Cuba restore a relationship

The US and Cuba restore a relationship

08/14/15 06:16PM

Friday was a historic day for the Obama Administration and Cuba. The US reopened its embassy there for the first time in more than 50 years. Rev. Sharpton talks to Ryan Grim and Joe Madison for more on this big day. watch

NY police union tries to shame homeless

NY police union tries to shame homeless

08/13/15 06:47PM

A police union in New York has launched a social media campaign asking officers to take pictures of the homeless and post them online, shaming the less fortunate. Shouldn’t we try to help the homeless instead of shaming them? Joel Berg has more. watch

How will Donald Trump do at the ‘Soap Box?’

How will Donald Trump do at the ‘Soap Box?’

08/13/15 06:34PM

The Iowa State Fair just kicked off. One by one, presidential candidates will step up and talk to voters. But considering Donald Trump’s flashy style, how will his knack for flare go over with Iowans? David Yepsen and Dave Weigel weigh in. watch

Justice Files: OH jail death & SC teen death

Justice Files: OH jail death & SC teen death

08/13/15 06:17PM

Rev. Sharpton talks to his Justice Files experts Midwin Charles and Eric Guster about new developments in the case of Ralkina Jones. Was she improperly medicated? Then, they discuss new developments in the police-involved shooting of Zachary Hammond. watch

LA’s Watts Riots: 50 years later

LA’s Watts Riots: 50 years later

08/12/15 06:57PM

This week marks 50 years since the start of the Watts riots in LA. They signified a turning point for the country and for the Civil Rights Movement. Rev. Sharpton has more as we reflect back on this country’s changes over the years. watch

Justice Files: Jailhouse death & TX shooting

Justice Files: Jailhouse death & TX shooting

08/12/15 06:17PM

Rev. Sharpton brings on legal experts Seema Iyer and Eric Guster to give analysis in two major legal cases. The first is the Arlington police firing the rookie officer who shot and killed Christian Taylor. The second is the jailhouse death of Ralkina Jones. watch

Trump steamrolls ahead in new Iowa poll

Trump steamrolls ahead in new Iowa poll

08/12/15 06:00PM

There’s big news out of Iowa. A new poll found Donald Trump is trouncing the competition there. Moments ago, Trump responded to that poll and on what he thinks about life on the trail. Rev. Sharpton talks to Amy Holmes and Michelle Cottle for more. watch

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