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Al Sharpton

Al Sharpton is a Baptist minister and radio talk show host. He is also a well-known civil rights activist.
Al Sharpton is a Baptist minister and radio talk show host. He is also a well-known civil rights activist. « Show less

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  • US clears officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force

    The Justice Department on Wednesday cleared a white former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old, but also issued a scathing report calling for sweeping changes in city law enforcement practices it called discriminatory and unconstitutional.
  • Ferguson city employee fired, 2 others on leave over racist emails

    Ferguson city employee fired, 2 others on leave over racist emails
    Ferguson Mayor James Knowles says one Police Department employee was fired and two others are on administrative leave over racist emails uncovered in a Justice Department investigation into the city's law enforcement practices. Knowles' comments at a...

    Is liberalism exhausted?

    Is liberalism exhausted?
    Canaries are not very formidable birds, but they have their uses. For instance, coal miners learned over a century ago that when canaries gag and drop dead at the bottom of the cage, it's a sign that maybe there's something wrong with the air in the mine....

    George Zimmerman will not face federal charges in Trayvon Martin shooting

    George Zimmerman will not face federal charges in Trayvon Martin shooting
    George Zimmerman will not face federal civil-rights charges in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday, citing a lack of evidence. In a prepared statement, U.S. Attorney General...

    David Whitley: FSU valued its image more than Brian Bell

    David Whitley: FSU valued its image more than Brian Bell
    VALDOSTA, Ga. — Brian Bell has felt the eyes upon him for two years. Everywhere he goes, people look at him and wonder. Is he a football hero or a murderer? There is plenty of hard evidence for the former and barely a speck for the latter. But...