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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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  • The real laughs on CNN don't come from D.L. Hughley

    The real laughs on CNN don't come from D.L. Hughley
    As if Coopie, Wolfie, Dobbsie and CNN's other kazoos weren't funny enough, "the most trusted name in news" now has comedian D.L. Hughley holding down an hour of interviews and sketches before a laugh track-like studio audience on Saturday nights. Hughley...
  • Barack Obama

  • Obama, pro and con

    A quantum leap in racial progress, but not the end By any measure, this is a monumental day in our nation's history. African Americans are rightly proud. The brutal facts of black existence -- slavery, segregation and the stunting of social and political...
  • Family of Sean Bell Meets with Federal Prosecutors

    BROOKLYN, NY - Family members of Sean Bell had their first ever meeting with federal prosecutors Tuesday. The meeting came almost two years after Bell died in a hail of 50 bullets outside the Queens nightclub Kalua, when undercover cops fired at Bell...
  • NYPD Officer to be Indicted Tuesday

    A New York City police officer accused of forcibly shoving a police baton into a Brooklyn man's rectum as he was being searched on a subway platform will be indicted on charges of aggravated assault on Tuesday, according to the accuser's attorney....
  • DiNapoli: Spoke to Caroline. Chuck, too. Et al.

     
    Caroline Kennedy seems to have been calling almost every single person in NY State except for me. Chuck Schumer says he's heard from her. Queens Joe Crowley got a call, as did Steve Israel, Joel Klein, Louise Slaughter and......
  • Sharpton: Liking Caroline K.

     
    Al Sharpton puts out a statement that is supportive of Caroline Kennedy: "I unequivocally disagree with those that say she is not qualified and could not bring needed leadership to this state and country. My knowledge of her in......
  • Caroline Kennedy Interested in Clinton's Senate Seat

    She's in. Caroline Kennedy telephoned Gov. David A. Paterson Monday afternoon and said she'd like to fill Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's seat in the U.S. Senate, the governor confirmed. lt;/div> "She told me ... she realized that it was not a campaign, but...
  • Senate: The latest from Dave

     
    Caroline Kennedy lunched with Al Sharpton today in Harlem and shared more platitudes with the media. Here's her political philosophy: ???I feel like I???m a Kennedy Democrat, a Clinton Democrat. Chuck Schumer, Barack Obama ??? I mean, these are all......
  • Substance: Questions Caroline doesn't have time for

     
    Caroline Kennedy's Senate candidacy seems to be based on her name, her celebrity, and her support among some Democratic powerbrokers and non-Democrat VIPs like Bloomberg. She gives every appearance of considering substance -- where she stands -- beside...
  • Ten for Friday: Bush backs auto bailout

     
    Bush announced a rescue plan for Detroit that will provide a $13.4 billion emergency loan from existing bailout funds in return for an agreement to restructure debt and bring UAW labor costs down to a level that is competitive......