Al Sharpton

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MSNBC Special Tackles Race and Politics as Election Season Heats Up

Hosted by Reverend Al Sharpton, “Not Just Black and White: Race and the 2020 Election” will feature an interview with Stacey Abrams and 13 of the people running for president.

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Black Dallas Cop Sues Black Lives Matter, Obama for 'Igniting a Race War'

From the lawsuit: “The defendants, if not legally reined in, are allegedly responsible, along with others, for igniting a race war that will ultimately totally destroy the freedoms that our founding fathers bequeathed to us.”

Today: White House Will Bring Together Civil Rights Activists Past and Present

President Obama is set to meet with leaders from Black Lives Matter and the Civil Rights movement.

Al Sharpton Doesn't Think Younger Activists Have a Movement

Get ready to get angry.

Civil Rights Leaders React to Meeting With Obama Today

Civil rights leaders pick Obama’s brain on wages and criminal justice reform

A Tale of Two (or Three) Marches in Washington, D.C.

Sorting out the events honoring the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

Obama Reassures on Voting Rights Protections

President Obama brings Holder and former civil rights division director Thomas Perez to a meeting with civil rights advocates on the Voting Rights Act.

AG Eric Holder Will Do 'Whatever Is Necessary' to Defend Voting Rights Act

Attorney General Eric Holder gives unequivocal defense of voting rights at Sharpton’s National Action Network 14th annual convention.