by Julie Walker onOctober 2, 2012
At the premiere of the film Black November, he and Wyclef Jean told us why the Niger Delta crisis matters.
by Hillary Crosley onSeptember 17, 2012
We caught up with Sharpton during his campaign to tackle rising violence in our streets.
by Brett Johnson onJune 17, 2012
The Root talked to those who protested the controversial police practice as they walked in New York.
by Jade O. Earle onJune 13, 2012
From Talib Kweli to Bill O'Reilly, notables weigh in on the controversial police tactic.
by Jason Silverstein onMay 16, 2012
Marissa Alexander says she fired a shot in self-defense. Why haven't gun advocates supported her?
May 15, 2012
Here's what Will Smith, Jay-Z and others had to say -- both before and after President Obama's endorsement.
by E.R. Shipp onApril 17, 2012
Prosecutors face many hurdles to prove the second-degree-murder charge in the Trayvon Martin case.
by Hillary Crosley onApril 14, 2012
Despite previous shortcomings, the Rev. Al Sharpton has become a bipartisan political power broker.
April 12, 2012
Journal-isms: MSNBC gave the announcement of George Zimmerman's arrest in the Trayvon Martin killing on Wednesday the most coverage on cable news.
by The Rev. Al Sharpton onApril 12, 2012
The Rev. Al Sharpton writes in a piece for the Huffington Post that the worst thing we could do after coming together around Trayvon Martin's killing and the Tulsa, Okla., shootings would be to walk away and do nothing.
Twitter goes in on Paula Deen after a report suggests that she's racist.
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