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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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  • Will Sunday guests weigh in on HBO’s ‘Game Change’?

     
    Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., talk to ABC's "This Week" at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. The panel will be ABC's Jake Tapper; Austan Goolsbee, former chairman of the Obama Council of Economic Advisers; Republican strategist...
  • NAACP dismisses ‘rumor fabricated by media’ of Sanford boycott

     
    Jealous said that the Rev. Al Sharpton had never called for a boycott, and Sharpton shook his head in agreement. Jealous asked the media "to put to rest any rumor that there is any discussion about any boycott of this community."...
  • ‘Saturday Night Live’: Mick Jagger amuses with moves unlike Jagger

     
    The show paid farewell to Kristen Wiig, one of its greatest stars, in a touching final musical number. In the opening sketch, one of the night's best, she reprised the small-handed singer on a Lawrence Welk sendup. She flirted with an Italian singer...
  • Grayson ‘heavily favored’ to win new CD9, D.C. publication says

     
    The Hill, a newspaper/Website that circulates among Washington insiders, is out today with its analysis of Florida congressional races. And Alan Grayson's campaign was quick to note that the publication said he's “heavily favored” to win his...
  • Paging Al Sharpton

     
    The right-wing* Mediaite watchdog site gleefully reports: In March and April, MSNBC’s primetime hosts ran with nearly wall-to-wall coverage of the killing of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. They regularly suggested that the lack of national interest in...
  • Trayvon Martin: ABC report may bolster George Zimmerman's case

     
    ABC News has waded into the explosive Trayvon Martin case by obtaining a medical report that could support defendant George Zimmerman's version of events....
  • U.S. Rep. Wilson proposes bill to toughen federal response to college hazing

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Shocked by the death of a Florida A&M student, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson outlined a bill on Thursday that would deny federal student aid to perpetrators of violent hazing rituals and...
  • Leon Co. Elex Official: We’re not re-starting voter removal process

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Leon County election supervisor Ion Sancho went on MSNBC this evening telling program host Al Sharpton that despite the Scott administration's decision to continue on with its removal of “non-citizens” from the voter rolls,...
  • MSNBC host Chris Hayes apologizes for troop comments

     
    MSNBC host Chris Hayes has apologized for comments he made on Sunday about feeling uncomfortable calling troops heroes. Chris Hayes made the comments on Sunday during a pre-Memorial Day discussion....
  • Trayvon Martin: Parents rail against disrespectful reports

     
    But Sharpton said reports about Trayvon's suspension were irrelevant. "The only thing that is relevant is what Mr. Zimmerman knew that day," Sharpton said. "We're dealing with a self-appointed watch guy who disobeyed the dispather's instructions that he...
  • Al Sharpton's ties to Trayvon Martin case beset MSNBC

     
    Al Sharpton is both a hands-on social advocate and a plain-speaking MSNBC talk-show host. But now some critics are wondering where one job ends and the other begins. Sharpton, a longtime civil rights activist, is taking a leading role in the controversy...