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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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  • Book excerpt from Allen West's 'Guardian of the Republic'

    Book excerpt from Allen West's 'Guardian of the Republic'
    An excerpt from Chapter 10 of Guardian of the Republic   I always knew it would have to be a black president who was approved by the elites and the media, because anybody that they didn’t agree with, they would take apart. —Supreme...
  • West Palm Beach's Dunbar Village calmer, but memories of rape linger

    West Palm Beach's Dunbar Village calmer, but memories of rape linger
    It's quiet now in Dunbar Village. Quieter than one year ago when a notorious gang rape brought community outcry, charity and prayer circles to the public housing complex. Last year, it was difficult for residents to discern the difference between...
  • The Rev. Al Sharpton visits Dunbar Village in West Pam Beach

    The Rev. Al Sharpton stood in the troubled public housing complex of Dunbar Village on Monday morning and told residents he supported their efforts to keep the aging complex from being torn down. He also promised to return within the month to hold a town...
  • Sharpton: taste of own medicine

    Here's one from the "Taste of His Own Medicine" department: When the Rev. Al Sharpton led a recent Washington rally to protest what he called lax federal prosecution of hate crimes, at least one local black resident was waiting with a protest of his own....
  • NYC, Other Cities Hold 'Day Of Outrage' To End Gun Violence

    NYC, Other Cities Hold 'Day Of Outrage' To End Gun Violence
    Anti-gun activists, city leaders and victims of shootings gathered in Times Square Monday afternoon, demanding an end to gun violence as part of National Day of Outrage. The event is sponsored locally by the Rev. Al Sharpton and his National Action...
  • Rev. Al Sharpton's Daughter, Ex-Wife Appear in Court

    Rev. Al Sharpton's Daughter, Ex-Wife Appear in Court
    The daughter and ex-wife of the Rev. Al Sharpton were in a Manhattan courtroom Monday where prosecutors charge the mother-daughter duo launched an obscenity-filled rant against a cop during a Harlem traffic stop. Dominique Sharpton, 23 and the civil...
  • Fmr. Manhattan Borough Pres. Percy Sutton Dies

    Fmr. Manhattan Borough Pres. Percy Sutton Dies
    Percy Sutton, the pioneering civil rights attorney who represented Malcolm X before launching successful careers as a political power broker and media mogul, has died. He was 89. Marissa Shorenstein, a spokeswoman for Gov. David Paterson, confirmed...
  • Rev. Al Sharpton Denounces Robertson Comment

    Rev. Al Sharpton Denounces Robertson Comment
    Reverend Al Sharpton, together with Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson and other clergy announced that they will organize black churches across the country to denounce Pat Roberson's comments at their respective churches Sunday. Evangelist Pat Robertson said...
  • Duncan Speaks On Ill. Education

    (WGN-AM)- Speaking in Chicago today, Education Secretary Arne Duncan praised progress made toward reforming Illinois education since an April visit here when he scolded the state for its lack of past action. "I was probably a little tough in my...
  • Paterson Appoints Statesmen to Mediate NYS Senate Power-Struggle

    Paterson Appoints Statesmen to Mediate NYS Senate Power-Struggle
    Gov. David Paterson has appointed two statesmen to mediate the power-struggle that has lead to the deadlock in the New York State Senate. Paterson announced Saturday, that former Lieutenant Gov. Stan Lundine and former State Sen. John Dunne will act as...
  • Jackson Family Seeks Delay in Naming Will Executor

    Jackson Family Seeks Delay in Naming Will Executor
    LOS ANGELES -- The Jackson family is reportedly seeking to delay a hearing today in which two men will be named as temporary administrators of Michael Jackson's estate, as stated in his will. The family wants to investigate further the circumstances...