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Did the GOP talk voting rights on the VRA...

Did the GOP talk voting rights on the VRA’s 50th?

08/06/15 06:33PM

There was a gaping hole in the GOP’s so-called “Happy Hour” debate – the candidates got zero questions on voting rights, policing and civil rights. Rev. Sharpton talks to Cornell Belcher, Shira Center and Richa Galin for more. watch

How do GOP candidates stack up on the...

How do GOP candidates stack up on the economy?

08/06/15 06:15PM

Candidates are putting their economic agendas out there to be judged, but how do they stack up? Senator and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders joins Rev. Sharpton to give his opinion on what we’re hearing from the GOP field. watch

Who stood out in the ‘Happy Hour’ debate?

Who stood out in the ‘Happy Hour’ debate?

08/06/15 06:00PM

The first GOP debate ended just moments ago. Rev. Sharpton has full analysis on who stood out and who’s likely to climb into the top 10 now. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and EJ Dionne weigh in as well. watch

Woman’s anti-Spanish rant goes viral

Woman’s anti-Spanish rant goes viral

08/05/15 06:43PM

A video from an IHOP in Los Angeles shows a woman confronting Norma Vazquez for speaking Spanish to her son, Carlos. This viral video captures a disturbing sentiment that’s seeping into the immigration debate today – intolerance. watch

Federal court blocks Texas voter ID law

Federal court blocks Texas voter ID law

08/05/15 06:16PM

Wednesday was a big win for voting rights. A federal appeals court ruled that the Texas voter ID law violates section two of the VRA. The decision comes on the eve of the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. Gilberto Hinojosa joins in with more. watch

Bill Clinton ‘upbeat & encouraging’ to Trump

Bill Clinton ‘upbeat & encouraging’ to Trump

08/05/15 06:00PM

It may be the most fascinating conversation of the 2016 race. “The Washington Post” reports on a conversation between Bill Clinton and Donald Trump, right before he launched his campaign. What was said? Joan Walsh and Jonathan Capehart have more. watch

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Rev. Al's Early Reads: Aug. 5th, 2015

08/05/15 08:52AM

You may soon find out the pay gap between your salary and that of your company's CEO. A Dodd-Frank prevision is set to go into effect today, making the pay of chief executives public. read more

Voting Rights Act 50 years later

Voting Rights Act 50 years later

08/04/15 06:44PM

This week marks 50 years since the Voting Rights Act was passed. Since the Supreme Court gutted the law in 2013, states have rushed to pass new voting restrictions. MLK III talks with Rev. Sharpton about a bill that could potentially strengthen it again. watch

Justice Files: Sandra Bland Lawsuit

Justice Files: Sandra Bland Lawsuit

08/04/15 06:15PM

Rev. Sharpton talks to Eric Guster and Seema Iyer about the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Sandra Bland. Then, Sharpton discusses a viral video of a child in handcuffs. watch

First GOP pres. debate lineup revealed

First GOP pres. debate lineup revealed

08/04/15 06:03PM

The top 10 candidates have been announced for the first GOP debate. Rev. Sharpton, Dana Milbank, Jonathan Alter and Kasie Hunt discuss the candidates who made it - and the ones who were left out. watch

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