Al Sharpton: ‘We Should Thank God We Lived in the Age of Obama’
Barack Obama, president for eight years, turned around the economy, took it when it was on the brink and turned around an economy that was bleeding 800,000 jobs a month. He started a path in terms of criminal justice reform and police reform. He did what presidents before him failed to do, he passed a health care law that was able to benefit over 20 million Americans. He also dealt with concrete steps around climate change. I am so proud of president Barack Obama, not just because he was and is my color, but because he was America's kind. He helped this country like no president I've seen in my lifetime. We should thank God we lived in the age of Obama. That does it for me."