Jackson voters will head back to the polls Tuesday to choose a winner in a Democratic runoff for mayor. In one corner is young businessman, Jonathan Lee. In the other corner, is Chokwe Lumumba, a seasoned lawyer who made his mark in civil rights and litigation. Full story
Rachel Maddow plays the tape of Rand Paul questioning the Civil Rights Act and contrasts it with his address to an audience at Howard University in which he claimed not to have questioned the Civil Rights Act.
Sen. Rand Paul went to Howard University to appeal to black voters, but his outreach might have proved more effective if he hadn't lied.
Senator Rand Paul spent a lot of time talking about the history of the Republican party in his speech at Howard University, but he didn't get his own history right. Rev. Sharpton and Marc Morial discuss the GOP's continuing minority outreach.
On the 74th anniversary of Marian Anderson’s historic concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, Rev. Sharpton cheers on the singer who used her talents to further a worthy cause.
With news of Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., joining the GOP's minority outreach efforts this week, Rev. Sharpton remembers his past criticism of the Civil Rights Act and wonders how he intends to connect with students at a historically black university.
Rev. Joseph Lowery and Juanita Abernathy, widow of Rev. Ralph Abernathy, join Rev. Al Sharpton to talk about their experiences in the civil right movement and how far they think the country has come.
Malcolm Shabazz is led in handcuffs by police officers from Yonkers Family Court in Yonkers, New York, in a file photo after his second appearance in two days at the court after being arrested on a juvenile delinquency charge in the suspicious blaze in the Bronx apartment of his grandmother, June 23
1964: American civil rights campaigner Martin Luther King Jnr (1929 - 1968).
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 27: With images of murdered Mississippi civil rights worker Medgar Evers, demonstrators rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court February 27, 2013 in Washington, DC. Leaders from Congress joined civil rights icons to rally as the court prepared to hear oral arguments in Sh