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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


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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PHOTO: Which TV Anchor Appeared On ‘Soul Train’?

Posted 02/2/2012

Al Sharpton paid tribute to the late Don Cornelius during his MSNBC show on Wednesday. Cornelius, who was found dead earlier that day, created the gro…
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Rev. Al Sharpton: Silence Is Not an Option

Posted 02/2/2012

You’d think Romney would be more careful in his approach towards serious subject matters, but somehow the self-proclaimed rich guy still manages to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.
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