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
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
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
“The Washington Post” reports more than 100 thousand people have shown up to rallies for Bernie Sanders in recent weeks. On Monday, the senator scored an endorsement from Nation Nurses United. Is it time Sen. Sanders gets more respect? watch
Is this the return of the Bush doctrine? Late Tuesday, Jeb Bush’s campaign released a video previewing his foreign policy speech where he’s expected to attack Pres. Obama and Hillary Clinton on Iraq. Has he forgotten about his brother? Jon Soltz has more. watch
It looks like Trump and Fox have buried the hatchet and they’re friends again, but that doesn’t mean Trump is playing nice with the other candidates. He’s taking aim at Jeb Bush and Scott Walker. Katy Tur joins Rev. Sharpton for more. watch
For days, GOP front-runner Donald Trump bashed the Fox News debate. Yet on Monday, he changed his tune when he revealed the president of the network called him. Eric Boehlert helps sort out Trump’s back-and-forth relationship with the network. watch
Sen. Rand Paul recently said income inequality is rooted in “some people working harder and selling more things.” Rev. Sharpton talks to Austan Goolsbee and Jamal Simmons about how that compares to Hillary Clinton’s ideas about inequality and debt. watch
Hillary Clinton is now weighing in on the latest Donald Trump controversy where some thought he suggested news anchor Megyn Kelly was hormonal.
Rev. Sharpton talks to Kasie Hunt and Joan Walsh for more. watch
Sunday marks one year since the shooting death of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Rev. Sharpton sits down with Mike Brown Sr. about protests and concerts planned to remember his son. Also, he discusses the progress from the Ferguson Commission. watch
Attorney General Loretta Lynch is speaking out about the fight for voting rights in America. This week, she joined Pres. Obama marking the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. Melissa Harris Perry has a one-on-one with Lynch. watch
On Friday, GOP candidates headed for Atlanta after their first big debate. Donald Trump will speak there tomorrow. His rivals spent most of the day trying to duck questions about the front-runner to downplay his momentum. watch
PoliticsNation is a Sunday morning news program hosted by Rev. Al Sharpton that features politicos to a-list entertainers, but also focuses on under-reported stories that need a national platform like education, voting, and criminal justice.