The Republican party loves to remind voters that it is "the party of Lincoln"--but in the most recent election, only 6% of African-American voters cast their ballots for the GOP's Mitt Romney. Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Preibus, determined to overcome that deficit, has launched a $10 million minority outreach... read more
First Lady Michelle Obama became emotional during a screening workshop for the film “42” as she described the legacy of Jackie Robinson and honored his widow, Rachel Robinson, for all their struggles for equality. watch
Amanda Terkel and Nia Malika Henderson join Rev. Sharpton to talk about reporting on how the sequester is having a real and significant impact in many communities across the country, and why Washington seems to ignore that reality. watch
From blocking the American jobs act to refusing a deal to avoid sequester, Richard Wolffe and Angela Rye join Rev. Sharpton to discuss the GOP’s continued obstructionism to any Obama-backed policy. watch
Dubbed the deadliest city in America, Chicago showed signs of improvement through the first quarter of 2013, a move Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy say is a direct result of a coordinated strategy among the city and police.
According to police, Chicago’s murder rate dropped 69 percent in March, with 36 fewer murders ... read more
A Georgia city council has voted unanimously to require all households in the city to own firearms and ammunition in order to provide for the "emergency management" and "safety, security and general welfare" of the city. read more
Rev. Sharpton explores what’s known about the murder of a Kaufman County Texas’s District Attorney, including possible links to a white supremacist groups, with local reporter Tristan Hallman and Mark Potok of the Southern Poverty Law Center. watch
Since his 2011 MSNBC premiere, Reverend Al Sharpton has led a lively and informed discussion each night. With over 40 years of experience as a community leader, politician, minister and advocate, Sharpton shares his take on the top headlines of the day in his signature style. He also connects with viewers in his nightly ‘Reply Al’ segment where he answers viewer questions and concerns.