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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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  • 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...
  • Florida primary: What can TV viewers expect?

     
    "PBS NewsHour" will offer a special at 11 p.m., which WUCF will carry. The late edition will be co-anchored by Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff. Ifill will be at the "NewsHour" anchor desk while Woodruff will be in Florida. Mark Shields and David Brooks...
  • Public viewing for Etta James in Inglewood Friday evening

     
    A public viewing is set for Friday evening in Inglewood for singer Etta James, who died last week after a long battle with leukemia....
  • 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...
  • Goldberg: Political finger-pointing

    Jesse Jackson is right. In response to the face-off in Arizona between President Obama and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer last week, Jackson said, "Even George Wallace did not put his finger in Dr. King's face." And it's true; he didn't. Similarly, not even...
  • 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...
  • Bobby Brown leaves church as Whitney Houston's funeral begins

     
    Bobby Brown was invited to the funeral of Whitney Houston on Saturday, but he left shortly after the "home going" service began, reportedly over a seating dispute. Bobby Brown entered the church and went to the casket, where he reportedly was crying and...
  • Magic Johnson's cable channel deal approved by Maxine Waters

     
    The sale of Comcast cable channels to Magic Johnson and Sean Combs have met with the approval of Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles)....
  • Weekend Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 11 - 17 in PDF format TV listings for the week of March 11 - 17 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings and more......