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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 verdict: Grief, anger channeled into action

    Zimmerman verdict: Grief, anger channeled into action
    Two days after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in Trayvon Martin's shooting death, the initial grief among supporters of the dead teen is being channeled into protests, marches and calls for action echoing across the country. In Florida, elected...
  • Nationwide vigil for Trayvon Martin set for Saturday

    Nationwide vigil for Trayvon Martin set for Saturday
    A week to the day George Zimmerman was acquitted of second degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, thousands are expected to gather at federal buildings in 100 cities across the country for a Saturday vigil that will renew calls for a...
  • 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,...
  • Civil rights leaders, protesters seek action after Zimmerman verdict

    Civil rights leaders, protesters seek action after Zimmerman verdict
    SANFORD, Fla. -- After a day of nationwide demonstrations protesting the verdict in the George Zimmerman murder case in Florida, civil rights leaders prepared to step up their calls for justice for Trayvon Martin, the unarmed teenager killed more than a...
  • Hundreds rally for Trayvon Martin: 'A child,' weeping mother says

    Hundreds rally for Trayvon Martin: 'A child,' weeping mother says
    NEW YORK--The mother of Trayvon Martin broke down and wept Saturday as she spoke to hundreds of people who gathered in New York City for one of scores of rallies held nationwide to honor the teenager shot dead by George Zimmerman. "It was a child, who...
  • Coroner: Rodney King on Cocaine, PCP Before Drowning

    Coroner: Rodney King on Cocaine, PCP Before Drowning
    RIALTO, Calif. (KTLA) -- Rodney King's death was the result of an accidental drowning, although a cocktail of alcohol and drugs in his system were contributing factors, the San Bernardino County coroner's office has determined. King, who became a...
  • Where to watch the 2012 Democratic National Convention

     
    With the Republican National Convention winding down, it's the Democrats' turn to gather, with the Democratic National Convention taking place in Charlotte Sept. 4-6. There they are expected to formally nominate President Barack Obama and Vice President...
  • ‘Saturday Night Live’ rips Obama’s debate performance

     
    Daniel Craig and Big Bird brought their charms to “Saturday Night Live” this weekend. But the episode will be remembered for skewering Barack Obama's performance in the first presidential debate. “You have to hand it to Mitt Romney...
  • Joe Biden-Paul Ryan debate: a draw or Biden’s win?

     
    CNN's Wolf Blitzer called the Joe Biden-Paul Ryan debate a draw.  But MSNBC's Chris Matthews said it was ”a clear victory” for Biden on Thursday night. ABC's Matthew Dowd agreed that Biden was a clear winner in the vice-presidential debate and...
  • Did strong Obama or agreeable Romney win last debate?

     
    For the last presidential debate, Barack Obama came ready to be tough on Mitt Romney, ABC's Diane Sawyer said. That theme echoed in the post-debate analyses Monday night. But the pundits disagreed on the results. The president won, because he came...
  • Election Night in America; vote so you can complain

     
    The lines to vote are long today in Florida, and that suggests people are following the example of Bob Schieffer's mother. The CBS journalist has often shared his mother's advice: “Go vote. It makes you feel big and strong.” On Sunday's &#...