Rev. Al Sharpton told NewsOne that he regularly called his mother, Ada Sharpton, every Sunday when she was alive and it hurts him that he no longer has those phone conversations with her. During the final years of his mother’s life, Rev. Sharpton says his mother did not recognize him.
But he says that, instead of morning her loss of memory, he vowed to live his life in honor of it. Watch NewsOne’s exclusive video interview with Rev. Sharpton discussing his mother’s legacy.