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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

Top Al Sharpton Articles

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  • Where is liberal outrage over NBC's George Zimmerman deception?

    The once venerable and respected NBC was exposed by Fox News to have edited the tape of the telephone call between George Zimmerman and the police by eliminating pertinent portions of the conversation to make it appear that the unfortunate killing was...
  • Trayvon Martin: Controversy, racial strife familiar for attorney Benjamin Crump

    Trayvon Martin: Controversy, racial strife familiar for attorney Benjamin Crump
    Before it became the subject of hours of national news coverage and the catalyst for an international movement, the Trayvon Martin shooting was just another sad crime story overshadowed by the NBA All-Star Game. In the days after Trayvon and George...
  • Trayvon Martin call was "mistake, not deliberate": NBC

    Trayvon Martin call was "mistake, not deliberate": NBC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - NBC News' decision to air an edited call from George Zimmerman to police in the moments before he shot Trayvon Martin was "a mistake and not a deliberate act to misrepresent the phone call," according to the president of the network's...
  • Racist Past Haunts Florida Town Where Trayvon Died

    Racist Past Haunts Florida Town Where Trayvon Died
    SANFORD, Florida (Reuters) - The year before Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier by becoming the first African American to play major league baseball, he fled the racist threats of townspeople in Sanford, Florida, where Trayvon Martin was shot 66...
  • How is the Baltimore courthouse beating not a hate crime?

    Can someone explain to me why the beating of a white man outside Courthouse East by a group of black men is not a hate crime? ("Bealefeld: Downtown beating caught on tape not a hate crime," April 10.) If the victim was black and beaten at the hands of a...
  • Baltimore pastor Bryant speaks at Martin family news conference

    Baltimore pastor Bryant speaks at Martin family news conference
    The Rev. Jamal-Harrison Bryant, pastor of a Baltimore mega-church, stood on stage with Trayvon Martin's family, attorneys and Al Sharpton on Tuesday evening in a nationally televised news conference after a Florida special prosecutor announced that George...
  • Zimmerman sigue preso y sin derecho a fianza por muerte de Travon Martin

    Zimmerman sigue preso y sin derecho a fianza por muerte de Travon Martin
    Después de ocultarse durante varias semanas, George Zimmerman compareció ante una corte el jueves para responder por la muerte de Trayvon Martin, de 17 años y los fiscales esbozaron su argumento principal: de que el vigilante voluntario siguió y...
  • Top 10 lessons to take away from the Trayvon Martin case so far

    Top 10 lessons to take away from the Trayvon Martin case so far
    Act I may be over. George Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder. And Trayvon Martin's parents thanked prosecutors for holding him accountable for their son's death. But we're still a long way from the final scene of this tragedy. There are legal...
  • Plainfield man enters presidential race

    Plainfield man enters presidential race
    You have heard the names Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Jon Huntsman, Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich, but what about Linden Swift? All these men wish to become the next president of the United States. Linden Swift, 82, is from Plainfield, Ind. and a...
  • Protesters Gather Outside Governor's House

    Protesters Gather Outside Governor's House
    A group of protesters held a rally near the home of Governor Rick Snyder Monday night. Members of the Occupy Wall Street movement, along with Rev. Al Sharpton lead the group. The protest was being held outside the governor's gated home near Ann Arbor....
  • Public viewing scheduled for Etta James

    Public viewing scheduled for Etta James
    A public viewing will be held Friday in Inglewood for R&B great Etta James, who died last week at the age of 73, a family representative said. The viewing will be from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Manchester Chapel at Inglewood Cemetery Mortuary, 3801 W....