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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...
  • Trayvon Martin case sparks kids' questions, discussions

    Trayvon Martin case sparks kids' questions, discussions
    While adults continue the emotional debate over the circumstances of Trayvon Martin's death, kids are listening and asking questions of their own. Across Central Florida, conversations about racism, stereotypes and Florida's "stand your ground" law are...
  • Bad feelings have festered in Sanford, shattered community's trust

    Bad feelings have festered in Sanford, shattered community's trust
    In the heart of Sanford's poorest and largest black enclave — a stone's throw from decaying homes, broken sidewalks and vacant lots — stands the city's new, state-of-the-art public-safety complex. For a while, some residents saw the modern,...
  • 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...
  • Trayvon Martin events in Florida

    Trayvon Martin events in Florida
    Here is a list of events related to the Trayvon Martin case scheduled to take place in Florida in the upcoming days and weeks. Keep checking back, the Orlando Sentinel will update and more information becomes available. Thursday, March 22 •1 p.m.:...
  • 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....
  • Schwarzenegger, Bloomberg at White House for immigration meeting

    Schwarzenegger, Bloomberg at White House for immigration meeting
    Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger leads a list of 19 so-called "stakeholders" who will meet with President Obama at the White House to discuss immigration reform Tuesday afternoon. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this story...
  • Sharpton: The 'War on Drugs' is waged on poor African-Americans

    Sharpton: The 'War on Drugs' is waged on poor African-Americans
    Civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton was a guest host on MSNBC the other night, and he and guest James Peterson of Lehigh University made the case that the "War on Drugs" has largely been a war on poor African-Americans.  In a segment called "Crack...
  • Friday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 5 - 11 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Feb. 5 - 11 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings and more......
  • Pat Buchanan gets the ax from MSNBC, blames the left

     
    Pat Buchanan has parted ways with MSNBC. Pat Buchanan had been suspended from MSNBC for four months after the publication of his book "Suicide of a Superpower," but now they are parted for good....
  • Whitney Houston’s funeral: the greatest love of all

     
    In a gracious gesture, Cissy Houston shared her daughter's funeral with the world Saturday afternoon. Whitney Houston's service in Newark, N.J., became a celebration of the Gospel, gospel music and the traditions of the black church. The day, with the...