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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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  • Al Sharpton has sharp words for the Clintons

  • Al Sharpton: Afternoon with 'Uncle Al'

     
    by Dawn Trice DENVER -- It's about 2 p.m. mountain time, when I enter the Pepsi Center to interview the Rev. Al Sharpton. He's in a place called Radio Row, an enclosed room with queues of tables where radio folk......
  • Rev. Al: Cultivating that GOP fan base

     
    Al Sharpton has always been first for himself and second for the Dems, but that doesn't mean he ignores the GOP. He had little dalliances with Pataki and Bloomberg, and -- of course -- has shown up in St.......
  • ESPN's 'Sports Reporters' turns 20; Happy Birthday!

     
    Happy 20th anniversary to ESPN's "Sports Reporters." The show came after the late, great "Sportswriters on TV," featuring a bunch of grouchy Chicago scribes, but ESPN's version was pioneering in its own right. I was going to mention this in......
  • Campaigning in a changing nation

    Campaigning in a changing nation
    Today's topic: How are the changed demographics of the electorate making this presidential race different from past ones? Has either Barack Obama or John McCain capitalized effectively on the new demographics? And have they shifted the race away from...
  • Race, post race

    Race, post race
    More than half a century ago, Langston Hughes captured the debilitating divide in the destinies of white and black children in his poem "Children's Rhymes": "By what sends / the white kids / I ain't sent: / I know I can't / be PresidentBy what sends / the...
  • In wake of Obama's victory, civil rights leaders make adjustments

    In wake of Obama's victory, civil rights leaders make adjustments
    On the very day that the rest of America elected the first black president in the nation's history, voters in Nebraska approved a referendum banning all government affirmative action programs in the state. For many Americans, those two developments add...
  • 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...
  • 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......