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Tulsa reserve deputy speaks out

Tulsa reserve deputy: ‘It could happen to anyone’

04/17/15 06:00PM

In his first public comments since the death of Eric Harris, Robert Bates spoke to NBC’s Matt Lauer and addressed the central questions about how this shooting happened. Rev. Sharpton talks to Marq Claxton and Eugene O’Donnell for more. 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

#BringBackOurGirls one year later

#BringBackOurGirls one year later

04/14/15 06:58PM

One year later, we remember the mass kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls from a Nigerian town by the Islamic extremist group, Boko Haram. Despite the world-wide attention, more than 200 are still missing. watch

Civil rights leaders push for Loretta Lynch

Civil rights leaders push for Loretta Lynch

04/14/15 06:35PM

The Senate is back for a second day of work, so why is the Loretta Lynch vote for attorney general still stalled? Rev. Sharpton talks to Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) and Melanie Campbell of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation for more. watch

Hillary Clinton on fighting for equal pay

Hillary Clinton on fighting for equal pay

04/14/15 06:19PM

Hillary Clinton began laying out her economic vision on Tuesday in Iowa, making it clear that fairness will be at the center of her campaign strategy. Rev. Sharpton talks to EJ Dionne and Joy Reid for more on her plans and how the GOP is responding. watch

One-on-one with Amanda Renteria

One-on-one with Amanda Renteria

04/14/15 06:00PM

Amanda Renteria, National Political Director for Hillary Clinton’s campaign, joins Rev. Sharpton for her first TV interview since Clinton’s announcement. watch

Rev. Al: ‘Wrong is wrong,’ but we need change

Rev. Al: ‘Wrong is wrong,’ but we need change

04/13/15 06:59PM

It takes law enforcement and the community to make things better. Rev. Sharpton was in South Carolina yesterday commending the mayor and police chief for their response to the fatal shooting of Walter Scott. Rev. Sharpton explains more. watch

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