National Civil Rights Icon Al Sharpton was in the Bluff City Sunday. He was in Memphis to preach at a local church. But, he also took the opportunity to discuss politics coming off the heels of President Trump asking a …
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In 1988, Al Sharpton was 33 and a fiery civil rights advocate. I was 34, the police bureau chief for the newspaper New York Newsday, and part of a reporting team that had spent months digging into the allegations that "The …
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“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 …
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@TheRevAl such a fraud. only time you think to bring up Christ, is to make a sloppy political slap. Anyone who reads the Bible sees thru u. @TheRevAl And remember a racist like you that said he would leave the country. …
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Rev. Al Sharpton’s idea of protesting newly confirmed Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is bizarre even for …
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As part of Black History Month, activist Al Sharpton spoke in Memphis Sunday, delivering a talk that was equal parts sermon, civil-rights history and screed against Donald Trump. Sharpton spoke for about 45 minutes late …
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If you were able to watch the memorial Monday for Michael Brown, the unarmed young black man slain by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., you would have seen the Rev. Al Sharpton at his very best. Sharpton was …
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After superstars such as LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Paul spoke up for him, Charles Oakley has another prominent figure in his corner for his battle with Knicks owner James Dolan. Civil rights leader Al
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Rev. Al Sharpton says he’s not protesting the killing of Australian student and athlete Chris Lane in Oklahoma …
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The Rev. Al Sharpton is truly a shadow of his former self. In the past four-and-a-half years, the 5’10” civil rights activist has gone from 305 lbs. to 129 lbs. “I actually lost more weight than I am!” Sharpton tells PEOPLE, …
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