Watch: Texans tell Al Sharpton 'we don't want your racism in Texas' - forcing him to cut short his tour of Del Rio bridge

Al Sharpton's press conference at the Haitian migrant camp in Del Rio, Texas descended into farce on Thursday, as hecklers cut him short, accusing him of exploiting the crisis. 

The National Action Network founder attempted to give a speech after touring the area linking Del Rio with Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, where thousands of migrants from Latin American and Caribbean countries have stayed in recent weeks. 

But the 66-year-old's speech descended in to farce as he was shouted down by furious hecklers with one yelling, 'we don't want your racism in Texas'.

Sharpton began his statement by slamming US Customs and Border Patrol for using 'slave-like tactics' against the migrants. 

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