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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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  • Schwarzenegger, Bloomberg at White House for immigration meeting

    Schwarzenegger, Bloomberg at White House for immigration meeting
    Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger leads a list of 19 so-called "stakeholders" who will meet with President Obama at the White House to discuss immigration reform Tuesday afternoon. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this story...
  • Book Review: 'The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American Culture' by David Mamet

    Book Review: 'The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American Culture' by David Mamet
    The Secret Knowledge On the Dismantling of American Culture David Mamet Sentinel: 242 pp., $27.95 David Mamet's "The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American Culture" comes with a built-in get-out-of-jail-free card: Dispute it and you're...
  • Sharpton: The 'War on Drugs' is waged on poor African-Americans

    Sharpton: The 'War on Drugs' is waged on poor African-Americans
    Civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton was a guest host on MSNBC the other night, and he and guest James Peterson of Lehigh University made the case that the "War on Drugs" has largely been a war on poor African-Americans.  In a segment called "Crack...
  • 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...
  • Sarah Palin, doctored Trayvon Martin tape: Shame on NBC News

    Sarah Palin, doctored Trayvon Martin tape: Shame on NBC News
    Does anyone in charge at NBC News have any sense of journalistic standards? How about any sense of shame? I have been banging away at NBC News since at least the days of the suck-up White House interview the network's bowing anchorman, Brian Williams,...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Where is liberal outrage over NBC's George Zimmerman deception?

    The once venerable and respected NBC was exposed by Fox News to have edited the tape of the telephone call between George Zimmerman and the police by eliminating pertinent portions of the conversation to make it appear that the unfortunate killing was...
  • 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...
  • How is the Baltimore courthouse beating not a hate crime?

    Can someone explain to me why the beating of a white man outside Courthouse East by a group of black men is not a hate crime? ("Bealefeld: Downtown beating caught on tape not a hate crime," April 10.) If the victim was black and beaten at the hands of a...