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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's new attorney: My client is a victim

    Zimmerman's new attorney: My client is a victim
    George Zimmerman's new attorney, Hal Uhrig, has come out swinging. Less than 72 hours after announcing he was on the defense team, he's done interviews on CBS, NBC, CNN and the Fox network, and he's aggressively pushing this message: George Zimmerman is a...
  • Trayvon Martin case sparks kids' questions, discussions

    Trayvon Martin case sparks kids' questions, discussions
    While adults continue the emotional debate over the circumstances of Trayvon Martin's death, kids are listening and asking questions of their own. Across Central Florida, conversations about racism, stereotypes and Florida's "stand your ground" law are...
  • Zimmerman's family: George handed out fliers, protesting police coddling of white suspect

    Zimmerman's family: George handed out fliers, protesting police coddling of white suspect
    George Zimmerman handed out fliers at black Sanford churches a year ago, outraged that a white police lieutenant's son, captured on video sucker-punching a homeless black man, was not arrested on the spot, family members said. The fliers urged people...
  • Trayvon Martin events in Florida

    Trayvon Martin events in Florida
    Here is a list of events related to the Trayvon Martin case scheduled to take place in Florida in the upcoming days and weeks. Keep checking back, the Orlando Sentinel will update and more information becomes available. Thursday, March 22 •1 p.m.:...
  • Trayvon Martin: Sanford's tab is $35,000 for PR firm, big TV screen to broadcast meeting on case

    Trayvon Martin: Sanford's tab is $35,000 for PR firm, big TV screen to broadcast meeting on case
    The city of Sanford has spent $5,000 for a crisis-communications team and about $30,500 on two large video-display screens and related equipment to broadcast a City Commission meeting about the Trayvon Martin case, records show. The Sony JumboTron,...
  • Al Sharpton: Civil disobedience will escalate if Zimmerman remains free

    Al Sharpton: Civil disobedience will escalate if Zimmerman remains free
    If George Zimmerman is not arrested in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin soon, theRev. Al Sharpton will call for an escalation in peaceful civil disobedience and economic sanctions. Sharpton would not say the efforts would be taken against the city of...
  • Zimmerman's lawyer: Cub Scout leader, martial-arts expert, one-man law firm

    Zimmerman's lawyer: Cub Scout leader, martial-arts expert, one-man law firm
    Craig Sonner has never defended a client accused in a homicide, but he now represents George Zimmerman, the man at the center of one of the nation's most racially divisive shootings in years. And Sonner predicts he'll have no problem clearing Zimmerman....
  • Trayvon Martin: 'Sanford still deserves your business,' merchants say

    Trayvon Martin: 'Sanford still deserves your business,' merchants say
    SANFORD — Customers are canceling reservations at Hollerbach's Willow Tree Cafe. Women are postponing trims at Exclusive Cuts. The aisles at Maya Books & Music are empty. It's the Trayvon Martin shooting. Sanford, which for a decade has been...
  • Trayvon Martin: Controversy, racial strife familiar for attorney Benjamin Crump

    Trayvon Martin: Controversy, racial strife familiar for attorney Benjamin Crump
    Before it became the subject of hours of national news coverage and the catalyst for an international movement, the Trayvon Martin shooting was just another sad crime story overshadowed by the NBA All-Star Game. In the days after Trayvon and George...
  • Trayvon marchers: 'We want an arrest. Shot in the chest"

    Trayvon marchers: 'We want an arrest. Shot in the chest"
    Civil-rights organizers from the NAACP and other groups today are marching down Sanford's 13th street in the heart of one of the city's historic black neighborhoods to Sanford Police headquarters to demand the arrest of George Zimmerman in the shooting...
  • Trayvon Martin case reveals undercurrent of racial tension, distrust in Sanford

    Trayvon Martin case reveals undercurrent of racial tension, distrust in Sanford
    Old Sanford eats at the Colonial Room. The menu hasn't changed in 30 years and, despite new owners, is unlikely to change much in the future. Old Sanford likes predictability, familiarity, tradition and meatloaf on Mondays, fried chicken on Thursdays. Old...