Al Sharpton, president of the National Action Network, will deliver the keynote address at the ESSENCE Festival.

Al Sharpton appears on "The Steve Harvey Morning Show" to discuss MSNBC's partnership with the ESSENCE Festival. Both Sharpton and Harvey will appear at the ESSENCE Festival during July 4th weekend.

Monique Valeris
May, 20, 2013

This morning, Al Sharpton appeared on "The Steve Harvey Morning Show" to discuss MSNBC's partnership with the 2013 ESSENCE Festival.

The cable news network will broadcast live from the Festival from Friday, July 5 to Sunday, July 7. Both Sharpton and Harvey will appear on the Festival's Empowerment Experience stage, which includes seminars and events designed to uplift women's lives.

Listen to Sharpton's interview:

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