Advancing the Dream

Video: Strategies for advancing King’s dream

Posted 09/6/2013

Sept. 6: A panel of guests including Stevie Wonder and Mayor Cory Booker assemble on stage at the Apollo Theater as part of MSNBC's "Advancing The Dream" special to discuss strategies for people of color to overcome the obstacles associated with racism and poverty, from owning businesses, to having a voice, to confronting the education system.  (msnbc.com)A panel of guests including Stevie Wonder and Mayor Cory Booker assemble on stage at the Apollo Theater as part of MSNBC’s “Advancing The Dream” special to discuss strategies for people of color to overcome the obstacles associated with racism and poverty, from owning businesses, to having a voice, to confronting the education system. (PoliticsNation)

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Video: Wonder, Johnson, Perry talk motivation beyond race

Posted 09/6/2013

Sept. 6: Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Stevie Wonder and Tyler Perry sit down with Rev. Al Sharpton on stage at the Apollo Theater as part of MSNBC's Advancing The Dream special to talk about how they found the motivation to overcome poverty and racism, combining hard work and clarity of purpose.  (msnbc.com)Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Stevie Wonder and Tyler Perry sit down with Rev. Al Sharpton on stage at the Apollo Theater as part of MSNBC’s Advancing The Dream special to talk about how they found the motivation to overcome poverty and racism, combining hard work and clarity of purpose. (PoliticsNation)

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Video: Dyson credits ‘Jesus, jobs and justice’

Posted 09/6/2013

Sept. 6: Michael Eric Dyson, academic and scholar, joins MSNBC's Advancing the Dream special at the Apollo Theater to talk with Rev. Al Sharpton about how he was able to work to success after a series of setbacks when he was young, and why his brother suffered a more troubled path.  (msnbc.com)Michael Eric Dyson, academic and scholar, joins MSNBC’s Advancing the Dream special at the Apollo Theater to talk with Rev. Al Sharpton about how he was able to work to success after a series of setbacks when he was young, and why his brother suffered a more troubled path. (PoliticsNation)

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Video: Cory Booker on change through community engagement

Posted 09/6/2013

Sept. 6: Cory Booker, mayor of Newark, New Jersey, joins MSNBC's Advancing the Dream special at the Apollo Theater to talk with Rev. Al Sharpton about the debt he feels to the civil rights movement and the demands of democracy for active engagement and participation at the individual and community level.  (msnbc.com)Cory Booker, mayor of Newark, New Jersey, joins MSNBC’s Advancing the Dream special at the Apollo Theater to talk with Rev. Al Sharpton about the debt he feels to the civil rights movement and the demands of democracy for active engagement and participation at the individual and community level. (PoliticsNation)

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Video: Stevie Wonder on life guided by Dr. King’s dream

Posted 09/6/2013

Sept. 6: Music legend Stevie Wonder talks with MSNBC's Rev. Al Sharpton at the Apollo Theater about how he has embraced Martin Luther King, Jr.'s dream in his life and the role it plays in his activism. (msnbc.com)Music legend Stevie Wonder talks with MSNBC’s Rev. Al Sharpton at the Apollo Theater about how he has embraced Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream in his life and the role it plays in his activism. (PoliticsNation)

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Video: Measuring progress on gender inequality

Posted 09/6/2013

Sept. 6: Two leaders who broke down the gender barriers in the business world, former Bank of America executive Sallie Krawcheck, and Lisa Price, CEO of "Carol's Daughter," talk with Rev. Al Sharpton at MSNBC's "Advancing the Dream" special at the Apollo Theater.  (msnbc.com)Two leaders who broke down the gender barriers in the business world, former Bank of America executive Sallie Krawcheck, and Lisa Price, CEO of “Carol’s Daughter,” talk with Rev. Al Sharpton at MSNBC’s “Advancing the Dream” special at the Apollo Theater. (PoliticsNation)

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Video: Condi Rice tells Sharpton why her father joined the GOP

Posted 09/6/2013

Sept. 6: Condoleeza Rice, National Security Advisor and Secretary of State under President George W. Bush, tells Rev. Al Sharpton how she went from the segregated south to a top U.S. leader, shares insights on her father’s impact on her life, and gives advice to people aspiring to a position in foreign service.  (msnbc.com)Condoleeza Rice, National Security Advisor and Secretary of State under President George W. Bush, tells Rev. Al Sharpton how she went from the segregated south to a top U.S. leader, shares insights on her father’s impact on her life, and gives advice to people aspiring to a position in foreign service. (PoliticsNation)

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Video: From homeless to high paid man in entertainment

Posted 09/6/2013

Sept. 6: Tyler Perry talks with Rev. Al Sharpton about difficulties in childhood, understanding the history of where he came from, and ideas he got from watching Oprah. “If we knew where we’ve come from and what we endured, I think it would change all of us a great deal,” said Perry.  (msnbc.com)Tyler Perry talks with Rev. Al Sharpton about difficulties in childhood, understanding the history of where he came from, and ideas he got from watching Oprah. “If we knew where we’ve come from and what we endured, I think it would change all of us a great deal,” said Perry. (PoliticsNation)

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Video: Magic Johnson: ‘I grew up poor, but I didn’t have poor dreams’

Posted 09/6/2013

Sept. 6: At MSNBC’s “Advancing The Dream” special at the Apollo Theater, Rev. Al Sharpton talks to NBA legend Earvin "Magic" Johnson about what propelled him to grow a business, learning the lessons of personal finance, and the importance of mentorship. (msnbc.com)At MSNBC’s “Advancing The Dream” special at the Apollo Theater, Rev. Al Sharpton talks to NBA legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson about what propelled him to grow a business, learning the lessons of personal finance, and the importance of mentorship. (PoliticsNation)

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Video: Obama announces plan for major Syria address

Posted 09/6/2013

Sept. 6: With a majority of Americans opposed to a strike in Syria, EJ Dionne and James Peterson join Rev. Sharpton to discuss the case President Obama must make in his major speech next week. (msnbc.com)With a majority of Americans opposed to a strike in Syria, EJ Dionne and James Peterson join Rev. Sharpton to discuss the case President Obama must make in his major speech next week. (PoliticsNation)

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