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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.
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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....
  • 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...
  • Etta James' funeral: Christina Aguilera, Stevie Wonder say goodbye

    Etta James' funeral: Christina Aguilera, Stevie Wonder say goodbye
    Etta James’ funeral marked a final goodbye for family, fans and famous friends as they gathered Saturday in Los Angeles to bid farewell to the singer. Christina Aguilera helped give the four-time Grammy winner a fitting sendoff by singing James&...
  • 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...
  • Jean Harris dies at 66; forceful gay-rights organizer

    Jean Harris dies at 66; forceful gay-rights organizer
    Jean Harris, a feisty advocate for gay and lesbian rights and longtime Democratic Party activist who helped elect openly gay candidates in California, has died. She was 66. Harris, who had a number of serious health problems, was found June 25 in her...
  • Documentary honors ministers' storytelling art

    Documentary honors ministers' storytelling art
    The problem with preachers is that they preach. Their strength is their stories. Parrish Smith remembers how one put him to sleep and the other kept him awake. Now he introduces viewers to the difference in a new documentary trilogy, "The Scroll:...