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Editor's note: NPR's Corey Dade recently traveled to New York to interview the Rev. Al Sharpton about the unusual arc of his checkered career, from pugnacious street fighter for racial justice to savvy insider with ties to CEOs, a successful television ...
NPR News · ByCorey Dade · 1/19/2013
In a move that will make conservatives and extreme right-wingers rejoice, MSNBC is reportedly going to get rid of the left-wing programming and liberal hosts in light of their recent ratings slide and therefore will remove Rev. Al Sharpton from his nightly ...
Atlanta Daily World · 2/23/2015
In little more than 24 hours this weekend, the Rev. Al Sharpton led a march on Staten Island to protest the death of a black man in police custody, went to Washington to appear on “Meet the Press” and flew to Ferguson, Mo., where on Monday he is to ...
New York Times · 8/24/2014
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The Blaze · 8/19/2014
The Rev. Al Sharpton was left fuming mad after the Oscars revealed its all-white list of nominees for this year's Oscar awards on Thursday. "The movie industry is like the Rocky Mountains, the higher you get, the whiter it gets," Sharpton quipped in a ...
The Business Insider · 1/15/2015
“F*** Al Sharpton!” Ferguson protesters chanted. Unreceptive to Al Shartpon’s civil rights advocacy, young activists have been shrugging off the reverend as a parasite; a spotlight-hungry leech on the #BlackLivesMatter movement. And Sharpton is not ...
MadameNoire · 2/3/2015
Al Sharpton during a news conference outside the U.S. Justice Department on July 16, 2013. (Photo: Win McNamee, Getty Images) When I hear people discuss the civil rights movement, I often pause to listen. No matter how well they may know the history …
USA Today · 8/24/2013
In America many people claim to be something they are not and get away with it, which explains why Al Sharpton continues to use the title Reverend. However, he is as much a reverend as I am a black man. By age ten Sharpton was "ordained" by …
The Christian Post · 12/9/2014
Rev. Al Sharpton called for national policing legislation akin to the Civil Rights Act this morning at the kickoff his National Action Network’s annual convention, just after the arrest of a white South Carolina police officer for murder in the shooting ...
New York Observer · 4/8/2015
You know, an interesting thing happened during the funerals. At one of them, Reverend Al Sharpton spoke, as did I. I had never met Reverend Sharpton before, but he took it upon himself to try to stir things up a bit. In …
The Post and Courier · 8 hours ago
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Al Sharpton

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Alfred Charles "Al" Sharpton Jr. is an American Baptist minister, civil rights activist, television/radio talk show host and a trusted White Hous…
Alfred Charles "Al" Sharpton Jr. is an American Baptist minister, civil rights activist, television/radio talk show host and a trusted White House adviser who, according to 60 Minutes, has become President Barack Obama's "go-to black leader." In 2004, he was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. presidential election. He hosts his own radio talk show, Keepin' It Real, and he makes regular guest appearances on Fox News, CNN, and MSNBC. In 2011, he was named the host of MSNBC's PoliticsNation, a nightly talk show.
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