12:00pm

Fri January 14, 2011
Politics

Sharpton: Keep Debate Passionate, Not Poisonous

In the wake of the Tucson shooting tragedy, Reverend Al Sharpton has called on Americans to be passionate without being poisonous. Writing in The Washington Post, the civil rights activist discussed his own role in contributing to volatile situations. Sharpton speaks with host Michel Martin about his personal experiences with violence and how they, along with the Arizona shooting, should make people mindful of the way they speak to each other.