Reverend Al Sharpton

About a year ago Reverend Al Sharpton and others went to Clearwater, Florida to fight for justice after the killing of Markeis McGlockton. Some people wondered why they were there, especially since police didn’t want to arrest the shooter. Reverend said that they were there because what happened to McGlockton was “outright murder.” Sharpton says […]

It’s only Wednesday and already three significant things have happened this week in the movement toward criminal reform. Fist, Daniel Pantaleo, the cop who placed Eric Garner in an illegal choke hold killing him, was finally fired. Reverend Al Sharpton says though, we wanted criminal charges, this is a form of justice. He points out […]

Right about now we’re all focused on fighting for gun control. The conversations in Washington surrounding this issue have been about background checks and mental health checks. While Reverend Al Sharpton appreciates those conversations, he says “we’ve got to keep our eye on the prize.” We need to talk about banning assault riffles and magazines, […]

Donald Trump is reportedly headed to El Paso and Dayton this week in the aftermath of two horrific shootings over the weekend. Reverend Al Sharpton says one would think the president would be focusing on consoling victims families and working with first responders. But, of course he’s up at midnight talking about Beto O’Rourke on […]

The officer who killed Eric Garner, whose last words “I can’t breathe” became a slogan against police brutality, will not face any charges or be fired. When that news broke a number of people were upset, among those were his family and Reverend Al Sharpton. Yesterday Garner’s mother, Gwen Carr, and Sharpton met with lawmakers. […]

Over the weekend former Vice President and Presidential Candidate Joe Biden apologized for what he said about working with racists; but Reverend Al Sharpton is disappointed that it took him 2 weeks to do so. As far as the presidential election, Sharpton says, “we must make our decision based on our interests,” he explains that […]

Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign last night in Orlando and his base still loves him. Reverend Al Sharpton says it’s sad to see the “regress this country has made.” He warns that if we continue to allow trump to sit in the Oval Office, we could end up somewhere we don’t want to […]

The 2020 Presidential Election is creeping up on us and it’ll be here before we know it. Right now Donald Trump is leading the Republicans and Joe Biden is leading the Democrats. Reverend Al Sharpton says even though we all want someone younger in office, “we’ve got two old men running against each other.” Young […]

This week Donald Trump is paying a visit to London and Normandy in remembrance of D-Day. Reverend Al Sharpton reminds us that after WWII the United States developed a plan to help rebuild European nations, even those who were our enemies during the war. And he asks, “if we can repair the damage that was […]

Over the weekend there were a number of shootings all over Black America. In Chicago alone 38 people were shot. Reverend Al Sharpton says this is a clear sign that we need stricter gun laws, “people cannot shoot guns that they don’t have,” he explains. He believes in addition to stricter laws, we need to teach […]

Reverend Al Sharpton believes that there are important issues being discussed in Washington right now, but we also need to keep our eyes on the policing issue that America is facing. Just over a week ago 44-year-old Pamela Turner was shot and killed in a neighborhood outside of Houston, TX. In the video she can […]

There are new trade tariffs being imposed with our Chinese imports. Reverend Al Sharpton says we had a “bad trade deal” and Trump was supposed to make it better. He did not. “The tariffs are paid when China exports their goods and we have import them,” he explains. The US will pay more to import […]