Pres. Obama has drawn critics on the right for his decision to offer broader clemency to some nonviolent drug offenders, creating a rare instance in which Rev. Sharpton and Sen. Rand Paul agree on an issue.
Uganda has some of the most restrictive anti-gay laws in the world – you can go to jail simply for supporting gay rights – and now a California businessman has stood up to those laws by planting a gay pride flag on Uganda’s highest peak in protest.
In the latest installment of the Justice Files, Rev. Sharpton and a legal panel explore the latest developments in the Renisha McBride case, and a disturbing domestic violence case out of California.
Republicans appear almost ready to accept that the Affordable Care Act is the law of the land, but they’re not quite there yet. What will it take to end the fruitless repeal efforts? Rep. Jan Schakowsky joins Rev. Sharpton to discuss.
Speaker Boehner is caught on camera making fun of his Republican colleagues for being unwilling to tackle immigration reform, but if he really believes it’s an issue to be dealt with, why won’t he call a vote? Rev. Sharpton is calling him out.
Cliven Bundy may be the latest conservative to invoke the language of civil rights in his defense, but he’s far from the first. Rev. Sharpton explores how others in recent years have begun to coopt the language of Dr. King.
Cliven Bundy’s latest comments on race continue to offend, and he’s got politicians and pundits in damage control mode, trying to explain why they ever supported him in his crusade against the American government.
The man who shot and killed 19-year-old Renisha McBride will face a new judge when his case goes to trial this summer.