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Tulsa shooting: Accident or manslaughter?

Tulsa shooting: Accident or manslaughter?

04/21/15 06:35PM

Tuesday, reserve deputy Robert Bates pleaded not guilty to second degree manslaughter for the shooting death of Eric Harris. Bates says it was an accident. Rev. Sharpton gets expert advice on his case from legal experts Faith Jenkins and Ken Padowitz. watch

The big compromise for Loretta Lynch

The big compromise for Loretta Lynch

04/21/15 06:17PM

After 164 days, the nominee for attorney general will get a vote. The GOP tied Lynch’s confirmation vote to a human trafficking bill, completely irrelevant to her confirmation. Rev. Sharpton talks to Sen. Barbara Boxer about what this agreement means. watch

Boston Strong in 2015

Boston Strong in 2015

04/20/15 06:57PM

Monday, thirty thousand came to Boston to run the marathon, just two years after its notorious bombing. Rev. Sharpton pays tribute to the city’s resilience. watch

Could Loretta Lynch get confirmed this week?

Could Loretta Lynch get confirmed this week?

04/20/15 06:15PM

After 163 days, Senate Republicans expect to vote this week on Loretta Lynch’s attorney general nomination. However, before they do, we’re hearing more of the same excuses for the delay. Rev. Sharpton talks to Sen. Bernie Sanders and Joan Walsh for more. watch

Baltimore protests over Freddie Gray’s death

Baltimore protests over Freddie Gray’s death

04/20/15 05:59PM

City officials just wrapped up a press conference, highlighting a central mystery in the case – the spinal injury that ultimately led to Freddie Gray’s death. Jim Cavanaugh and Eric Guster join Rev. Al Sharpton to discuss questions about the case. watch

The Loretta Lynch vote: 159 days later

The Loretta Lynch vote: 159 days later

04/16/15 06:57PM

Thursday marks the 159th day since Loretta Lynch was nominated for attorney general. Rev. Sharpton says it’s absurd the vote hasn’t happened yet. Just how absurd? Here’s a list of all the crazy things that have happened during those 159 days. watch

A big high five for 'letting it go'

A big high five for 'letting it go'

04/16/15 06:50PM

Rev. Sharpton talks to Seema Iyer, Jason Johnson and Shira Center about two of the biggest stories on social media Thursday: National High Five Day, and Sen. Pat Robert’s cellphone going off during a Senate finance committee hearing. watch

Will Sen. Harry Reid force a vote?

Will Sen. Harry Reid force a vote?

04/16/15 06:00PM

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid told Rachel Maddow on Thursday that if Republicans don’t schedule a vote for Loretta Lynch, he’ll force a vote himself. Rev. Sharpton talks to Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, Frank Thorp and Jonathan Capehart about how Reid can... watch

Remembering Jackie Robinson

Remembering Jackie Robinson

04/15/15 07:43PM

Today marks the seventh consecutive year that baseball players and coaches wore the number 42, in honor of the day Jackie Robinson entered the major leagues. Rev. Sharpton remembers his legacy. watch

Hunger strike for Loretta Lynch confirmation

Hunger strike for Loretta Lynch confirmation

04/15/15 06:18PM

Sen. Mitch McConnell has once again refused to schedule a vote to confirm Loretta Lynch as Attorney General. Rev. Sharpton has organized a hunger strike to protest this delay. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) and Ari Melber join with more. watch

The wage fight of 2016

The wage fight of 2016

04/15/15 06:00PM

Nationwide protests for higher wages and economic fairness broke out Wednesday. It’s shaping up to be a central fight in the 2016 election, and there are some very different takes on it. Alex Seitz-Wald and Jonathan Capehart join with more information. watch

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