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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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  • Zimmerman's new attorney: My client is a victim

    Zimmerman's new attorney: My client is a victim
    George Zimmerman's new attorney, Hal Uhrig, has come out swinging. Less than 72 hours after announcing he was on the defense team, he's done interviews on CBS, NBC, CNN and the Fox network, and he's aggressively pushing this message: George Zimmerman is a...
  • Zimmerman's family: George handed out fliers, protesting police coddling of white suspect

    Zimmerman's family: George handed out fliers, protesting police coddling of white suspect
    George Zimmerman handed out fliers at black Sanford churches a year ago, outraged that a white police lieutenant's son, captured on video sucker-punching a homeless black man, was not arrested on the spot, family members said. The fliers urged people...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • National Baptist Congress opens today

    National Baptist Congress opens today
    Crisply marching drill teams of youths launched the National Baptist Congress today, a conference with three days of music, sacred dance and seminars. The 105th annual Congress, meeting at the Broward Convention Center and the nearby Hilton Fort...