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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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  • Md. clergy advocate for legalizing same-sex marriage in web video

    Eight Maryland religious leaders make a pitch for same-sex marriage in a web video released today by Marylanders for Marriage Equality, the latest in a series put out by the advocacy group.  Leaders include Rev. Stephen Anderson of the Pilgrim United...
  • Muerte de Houston: Forenses hablan y buscan respuestas

    Los investigadores luchaban por determinar qué fue lo que hizo que muriera Whitney Houston, mientras los astros más importantes de la industria musical acudieron a la ceremonia de los premios Grammy: una mezcla de ceremonia fúnebre y celebración. El...
  • Jean Harris dies at 66; forceful gay-rights organizer

    Jean Harris dies at 66; forceful gay-rights organizer
    Jean Harris, a feisty advocate for gay and lesbian rights and longtime Democratic Party activist who helped elect openly gay candidates in California, has died. She was 66. Harris, who had a number of serious health problems, was found June 25 in her...
  • Documentary honors ministers' storytelling art

    Documentary honors ministers' storytelling art
    The problem with preachers is that they preach. Their strength is their stories. Parrish Smith remembers how one put him to sleep and the other kept him awake. Now he introduces viewers to the difference in a new documentary trilogy, "The Scroll:...
  • Al Sharpton looks to be new host on MSNBC

    Al Sharpton looks to be new host on MSNBC
    After almost a week of speculation, it looks as if the Rev. Al Sharpton is going to be a new weeknight host on cable channel MSNBC. Sharpton, who has been filling in recent weeks on MSNBC, will reportedly be taking over the 6 p.m. timeslot that has...
  • Uygur, Olbermann and the sad, lost children of MSNBC

    Uygur, Olbermann and the sad, lost children of MSNBC
    MSNBC is built on a lie, and it's one that the cable channel is never going to be able escape as long as sticks to its leftist ideological guns. That's what I kept thinking as I watched Keith Olbermann's strange, coded, wink-wink interview with Cenk...
  • NAACP says it's time to end the drug war; what about you?

    NAACP says it's time to end the drug war; what about you?
    There was a quake last week, but you likely didn't feel it. See, this particular quake was not of the Earth, involved no shifting of the planetary crust. No, what shifted was a paradigm, and the implications are hopeful and profound. On Tuesday, you...
  • DC Hot Spots - 3rd Annual Essence Evening of Excellence

    DC Hot Spots - 3rd Annual Essence Evening of Excellence
    DC HS covers the 3rd Annual Essence Evening of Excellence. With Cuba Gooding Jr., Essence Editor in Chief Constance C.R. White, Rev. Al Sharpton, Tom Joyner, El Debarge, and other esteemed guests
  • Sharpton To Broadcast From Occupy Wall Street Protests

    Sharpton To Broadcast From Occupy Wall Street Protests
    The Rev. Al Sharpton will bring his nationally syndicated radio show to lower Manhattan Monday as the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations enter their 24th day. Sharpton, an outspoken civil rights activist and talk show host, will broadcast from Zuccotti...
  • Children Join Occupy Wall Street Protestors

    Children Join Occupy Wall Street Protestors
    Nearly three weeks into the Occupy Wall Street protest that has taken over downtown Zuccotti Park and we are seeing a sort of "bring your children to the protest" day. They've dubbed it "un-Columbus Day" and it was meant to be about children rising up....
  • Occupy Wall Street activists cool to celebrities' visit

    Occupy Wall Street activists cool to celebrities' visit
    Most groups that count on donations might welcome nods of support from someone with the deep pockets of superstar Kanye West or the influence of activist and MSNBC host Al Sharpton. But when the anti-establishment movement called Occupy Wall Street...