Several prominent civil rights leaders are urging President-elect Joe Biden to nominate a Black person to be his attorney general, citing pressing issues like voting rights, police violence and prison concerns that disproportionately have affected the Black community.
The civil rights activist spoke of a need to address the racial disparity in the impact of COVID-19, as he spoke of vaccines needing to be rolled out in an equal manner.
Biden's showing among Latino voters, particularly in Florida, may have damaged his chances of winning the White House.
Black lawmakers persuaded to support Joe Biden's 1994 crime bill by President Bill Clinton received "almost nothing in return."
"I don't have separate prayers for police victims and for police that are victimized," Sharpton said on Monday.
Additional memorial services will be held in New York City, Raeford in North Carolina and Houston.
The conservative commentator criticized the former NFL quarterback at the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday.
Mark Galli told Al Sharpton on MSNBC that the magazine has gained three times as many subscriptions as it lost in the wake of its controversial op-ed calling for the president's removal from office.
Evangelical leaders would "take the shameless conman [Trump] over the principles that they're preaching in the holy season as we celebrate Jesus," Sharpton said.
Critics are skeptical after the former New York City mayor apologized for the "stop-and-frisk" policy he aggressively enforced for more than a decade.
"I find President Trump [a] leader of all colors. He attacks who he will. He's his own man," Reverend Bill Owens said.
In 1987, 15-year-old Tawana Brawley claimed she was kidnapped and raped by a group of white men in Dutchess County, New York.
"He can say what he wants. Calling me a troublemaker. Yes, I make trouble for bigots. I'm going to keep making trouble for bigots."
"Al is a con man, a troublemaker, always looking for a score," President Donald Trump said of the Rev. Al Sharpton.
Joe Biden compared the election of President Donald Trump to the "reawakening" that occurred among Baby Boomers after the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy.
"We had a clear directive to preserve those documents, preserve emails, preserve text messages," Omarosa Manigault Newman said.
The freshman congresswoman continued her streak of using social media as a tool to educate followers.
Fox News host Laura Ingraham suggested Martin Luther King Jr. would be unhappy that the Democrats are protesting about civil rights.
"I honestly don't believe [Trump and Pence] intended to do anything for Dr. King's birthday," the Reverend Al Sharpton said.
"This is an insult to the American people that the president of the United States does not officially recognize or give any ceremony for Dr. King," Sharpton said at a breakfast to honor the civil rights leader.
"They spoke and agreed to meet within the next couple of weeks and they had a great conversation," a spokeswoman for Sharpton said.
"Now I want ya'll to help me correct President Trump to teach him what it means."
Former Vice President Joe Biden said he's not ruling out a 2020 U.S. presidential bid against Donald Trump and will likely come to a decision by the end of the year.
The film's title, "Chi-Raq", is a nod to the prevalence of violent crime in Chicago and Iraq.
Jones was shot by a Palm Beach Gardens police officer on October 18.