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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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  • 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....
  • Al Sharpton supports same-sex marriage in Maryland

    MSNBC commentator Rev. Al Sharpton cut a web video supporting same-sex marriage legislation in Maryland and hosted MD Gov. Martin O'Malley on his cable show this evening to talk about the issue. Sharpton says in his video: "As a Baptist minister, I don'...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Do blacks owe Obama their votes?

    Do blacks owe Obama their votes?
    At the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston, Sen. Barack Obama said, "There is not a black America and a white America and Latino America and Asian America -- there is the United States of America." Those were welcome and commendable words....
  • Herman Cain says harassment claims won't derail his campaign

    Herman Cain says harassment claims won't derail his campaign
    Herman Cain said that he would not let "baseless" allegations against him derail his campaign, casting himself as the victim of an attempt to smear his character and deny a businessman like him from winning the White House. The Republican presidential...
  • Goldberg: Sizing up a Gingrich-Romney showdown

    Whether the matchup between Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney is the final bout on the GOP primary card is impossible to know. The whole season has been more like professional wrestling than boxing, with weird characters sporting implausible hair appearing...