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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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  • Curfew continues despite objections, calm

    Curfew continues despite objections, calm
    As protests over the death of Freddie Gray continued without major incident and Baltimore police announced an early conclusion to their investigation, civil rights activists and restaurants angled to get the curfew lifted.
  • Sharpton speaks out against mayor's critics

    Sharpton speaks out against mayor's critics
    The Rev. Al Sharpton gave an aggressive defense Thursday of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's handling of recent unrest, saying it was time to "end the scapegoating." At a summit of religious and other leaders at New Shiloh Baptist Church in West...

    Rev. Al Sharpton, other leaders to meet with mayor to discuss plans to support Baltimore

    Rev. Al Sharpton, other leaders to meet with mayor to discuss plans to support Baltimore
    Civil rights and faith-based leaders, including Rev. Al Sharpton, will meet with Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Thursday to discuss ongoing plans to support the city, organizers said. Among the issues discuss will be "how to improve community-police...

    Critics question delay in calling out the Guard

    Critics question delay in calling out the Guard
    As the Maryland National Guard patrolled Baltimore streets for the first time in more than 45 years, some critics questioned why it took so long to deploy them. Among those airing concern: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, who said Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-...

    The Mail 4/22/15

    The Mail 4/22/15
    Copistry The notion that the U.S. Department of Justice has any real interest in “reform[ing] the Baltimore City Police Department” is ridiculous, as they are hand-in-hand partners in fighting Baltimore crime (“Collaborating with...