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Urgency of Now: Why We Must Vote

Posted 10/20/2014

Replacing Eric Holder Without Displacing Voting Rights and Civil Rights

Posted 09/29/2014

Limiting Voter Participation in the Middle of Crisis

Posted 09/15/2014


Sharpton calls for national pray in honor of Houston

Posted 02/12/2012

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Rev. Al Sharpton says he will call for a national prayer Sunday morning during a service at Second Baptist Church in Los Angeles in honor of Whitney Houston. The pop icon died Friday on the fourth floor of the Beverly Hilton hotel. She was 48. The cause of death isn’t known…

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New state voting laws focus of Selma, Ala. march

Posted 02/7/2012

Article by: SUZANNE GAMBOA Associated Press February 7, 2012 – WASHINGTON – Civil rights, labor and immigration activists say they are returning to Selma, Ala. next month to protest state laws they say will largely prevent black and Latino voters, the poor, students and the elderly from voting. The protest will begin March 4 with…

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Keepin’ It Real w/ Rev. Sharpton (2-3-12)

Posted 02/3/2012

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To save N.Y. teens, retire juvenile jails by Rev. Al Sharpton

Posted 02/3/2012

It may be hard to imagine, but upstate juvenile detention centers weren’t always a reality here in New York. There was a time prior to the opening of the first youth penitentiary when the state preferred to keep troubled youth in the care of their parents. Read more:  

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