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What happened to Sandra Bland?

What happened to Sandra Bland?

07/16/15 06:51PM

A family seeks answers after a woman is found dead hanging in a jail. Rev. Sharpton talks to Seema Iyer and Areva Martin for the details in this case and what the family can expect to happen next in the investigation. watch

The new face of poverty in America

The new face of poverty in America

07/15/15 06:58PM

A new report revels black children are almost four times as likely as white children to be living in poverty. It’s the latest evidence that the economic recovery is leaving behind some of the United States’ most vulnerable citizens. watch

Pres. Clinton: ‘we were wrong’ on prisons

Pres. Clinton: ‘we were wrong’ on prisons

07/15/15 06:32PM

On Thursday, Pres. Obama will be the first sitting president to visit a federal prison in Oklahoma, trying to draw attention to his push to change the federal sentencing laws. Rev. Sharpton talks to Clarence Page and Jonathan Alter for more. watch

New dash cam video of shooting released

New dash cam video of shooting released

07/15/15 06:16PM

Newly released video of a shooting in California is raising new questions about police transparency and accountability. A judge ruled the city of Gardena can’t stop the public from seeing the dash cam video. Paul Butler joins Rev. Sharpton for more watch

POTUS calls for action on criminal justice

POTUS calls for action on criminal justice

07/14/15 06:00PM

Pres. Obama delivers a comprehensive call for criminal justice reform, making the moral case for change. Rep. Bobby Scott and Professor Charles Ogletree discuss what this new push means coming just a day after he granted clemency to 46 prisoners... watch

Donald Trump blames RNC for leaking call

Donald Trump blames RNC for leaking call

07/10/15 06:29PM

Donald Trump’s taking his campaign on the road this weekend. Friday, he’s in Los Angeles to talk to a group of Hollywood conservatives. Rev. Sharpton talks to Victoria DeFrancesco Soto and Bill Press about why protests are expected. watch

Honoring the ‘Beautiful Nine’

Honoring the ‘Beautiful Nine’

07/10/15 06:17PM

As the Confederate flag came down in South Carolina, family members of the Charleston Massacre victims stood with Gov. Nikki Haley to watch history unfold. Dr. Tonetta Scott, a cousin of one of the victims, speaks to Rev. Sharpton. watch

Confederate flag comes down at SC state house

Confederate flag comes down at SC state house

07/10/15 06:00PM

In South Carolina, it was a moment of history after a tragedy that never should have happened. The FBI revealed today that the shooter in the Charleston Massacre should never have had a gun. Meanwhile, the Confederate flag came down at the state house. watch

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