Promising high school football player Alton Mills, who became a low-level drug courier, ended up in federal prison with a life sentence. PoliticsNation follows Mills as he fights for a second chance. watch
Levar Burton, the face of "Reading Rainbow and co-executive producer of the "Roots" reboot, speaks to Rev. Al Sharpton about how he advised his son on dealing with police and the state of education in America. watch
Nearly 40 years ago, 85% of American households were glued to their televisions for an epic event, a historical portrait of slavery in the mini-series "Roots". Now, the History Channel is updating it with a 21st century remake. Co-executive producer Levar Burton, who was in the original, explains why the new generation needs to be... watch
Bernie Sanders has galvanized millions of young people and progressives, but has leveled some harsh attacks on Hillary Clinton and Democratic leaders in the process. Sanders' Campaign Manager Jeff Weaver joins to discuss. watch
Democrats seem to have a new weapon in their fight against Donald Trump: Elizabeth Warren. Democratic strategist Krystal Ball, The New York Times' Yamiche Alcindor and Reason Magazine's Matt Welch join to discuss. watch
A federal grand jury indicted the officer involved in the shooting of Walter Scott. Will this case set a precedent for other civil rights cases caught on video? Paul Butler, Professor at the Georgetown Law Center, joins Al Sharpton. 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.