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Inside America's food waste problem

Inside America's food waste problem

04/22/15 06:49PM

On April 22nd, MSNBC will air a new documentary called “Just Eat It” that highlights a major problem in this country – food waste. Rev. Sharpton interviews author Jonathan Bloom about food waste in the U.S. watch

Some politicians slow to celebrate Earth Day

Some politicians slow to celebrate Earth Day

04/22/15 06:28PM

Wednesday was Earth Day and to celebrate, President Obama spent the day in the Florida Everglades urging the GOP to do more to protect our environment. Yet some are still slow to even accept global warming. Rev. Sharpton has a history lesson for them. watch

Justice Dept. probes Baltimore PD shooting

Justice Dept. probes Baltimore PD shooting

04/22/15 06:00PM

Protesters gathered Wednesday outside the Western District Police Station over Freddie Gray’s death. Five of the six officers suspended have given statements to investigators. Rev. Sharpton talks to local politicians and MSNBC experts for the latest. watch

Protests erupt in Baltimore over Gray death

Protests erupt in Baltimore over Gray death

04/21/15 06:39PM

Hundreds have gathered in protest of the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray. This happened on the same day the Justice Department announced a possible civil rights violation. Rev. Sharpton has correspondents on the ground along with an updated report. watch

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

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