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Remembering ‘Gentle Giant’ Eric Garner

Posted 07/23/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton remembers Eric Garner, the father who died after he was put into a chokehold by an NYPD officer.

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Undercover investigation into food you’re eating

Posted 07/23/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton, Humane Society President and CEO Wayne Pacelle, and undercover investigator Cody Carlson discuss Ag-Gag laws and video footage touching on food safety in America.

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Opening statements in Renisha McBride shooting trial

Posted 07/23/2014

Trial begins for Theodore Wafer, who is charged with second degree murder and manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Renisha McBride. Rev. Al Sharpton discusses the case with Lisa Bloom and Seema Iyer.

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Sarah Palin’s impeachment plan backfires

Posted 07/23/2014

Washington Post reporter Nia-Malika Henderson and MSNBC’s Karen Finney talk about the DCCC fundraising money off of Sarah Palin’s calls for impeachment.

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Helping Americans or hurting Pres. Obama?

Posted 07/23/2014

Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md., and Washington Post Columnist Jonathan Capehart talk with Rev. Al Sharpton about Republicans trying to deny Pres. Obama any kind of “win” on the Affordable Care Act.

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New details emerge in NYPD ‘chokehold’ case

Posted 07/22/2014

One day before Eric Garner’s funeral, a story from the New York Daily News claims that an internal NYPD report on his death made no reference to the chokehold, which was caught on camera. Rev. Al Sharpton weighs in.

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Searching for solutions to the skills gap

Posted 07/22/2014

On Tuesday, Pres. Obama signed the “Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act,” which reforms the federal workforce training system. Rev. Al Sharpton weighs in on how this could help advance the dream.

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Renisha McBride trial to begin in Detroit

Posted 07/22/2014

On Wednesday morning, opening statements will begin in the murder case against Theodore Wafer, a Detroit man accused of shooting an unarmed teenager named Renisha McBride on his porch. Attorneys Carmen St. George and Michelle Suskauer will discuss.

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Did Cliven Bundy embolden the anti-government movement?

Posted 07/22/2014

A new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center suggests that anti-government extremist groups were “emboldened” by Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy. Mark Potok discusses.

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Impeachment talk key in Georgia GOP runoff

Posted 07/22/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton talks to Goldie Taylor and Michelle Cottle about the heated Georgia Republican Senate runoff, where some candidates are campaigning with talk of impeachment.

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