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Gov. calls for removal of Confederate Flag

Gov. calls for removal of Confederate Flag

06/22/15 06:00PM

South Carolina’s Republican governor is now calling to remove the Confederate flag from the statehouse grounds. Governor Haley said she wants the legislature to act this summer. Rev. Sharpton talks to Craig Melvin, Jamelle Bouie and Joan Walsh for more. watch

South Carolina’s battle with guns

South Carolina’s battle with guns

06/19/15 06:33PM

Right now, there is mourning in Charleston, but we also must take action to change the broken system that let this shooter get a gun. President Obama spoke about this late Friday. Rev. Sharpton talks to Dan Gross for more. watch

Victim to Roof: ‘I forgive you’

Victim to Roof: ‘I forgive you’

06/19/15 06:00PM

It was a rare and extraordinary scene at the bond hearing for 21- year-old Dylann Roof. He’s accused of murdering nine innocent people. Rev. Sharpton talks with Trymaine Lee, Rev. Gregory Eason and State Rep. David Mack for an update on the day’s events. watch

Remembering the Emanuel AME victims

Remembering the Emanuel AME victims

06/18/15 06:57PM

The victims from Wednesday night’s massacre ranged in age from age 26 to 87. Rev. Sharpton knew some of them. He reflects on those relationships and shares needs to happen in order to keep tragedies like this from happening in the future. watch

Emanuel AME’s legacy in Charleston

Emanuel AME’s legacy in Charleston

06/18/15 06:43PM

The founding of Emanuel AME Church in Charleston dates back almost 200 years ago. It’s the oldest AME congregation in the South and was at the heart of the slave rebellion in 1822. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke there. So did Booker T. Washington. watch

DOJ opens hate crime case in Charleston

DOJ opens hate crime case in Charleston

06/18/15 06:19PM

The 21-year-old suspected of killing nine people last night is on a plane headed back to South Carolina . Earlier today, Loretta Lynch said the Justice Dept. will open a hate crime investigation into the shooting. Candice Delong and Paul Butler have more. watch

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

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 and 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

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