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James funeral planned; Al Sharpton to eulogize

Posted 01/24/2012

NEW YORK (AP) – A public viewing will be held Friday for singer Etta James, and the Rev. Al Sharpton will eulogize the late legend at a private funeral Saturday. A statement from Sharpton’s representative Tuesday said the funeral will include performances by celebrities, but those names were not announced. James died last Friday at…

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Etta James Funeral Details

Posted 01/24/2012

NEW YORK — A public viewing will be held Friday for singer Etta James, and the Rev. Al Sharpton will eulogize the late legend at a private funer…
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Meet Victoria Pannell

Posted 01/23/2012

The phrase “I am too young” is officially stripped from your vocabulary after reading about Victoria Pannell. This dynamic young lady has created more change for her generation than some have in their entire lives. At the tender age of 12 she has decided the path of activism is one she will walk down and…

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Upper Manhattan marks MLK day with charity events and inspiring talks

Posted 01/20/2012


The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. was celebrated across upper Manhattan in a series of events, but it was a 12-year-old prodigy who delivered a show-stopping address that would have made the Civil Rights leader proud.

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WATCH: Sharpton Tears Into Gingrich Over Racially Charged Comments

Posted 01/18/2012

Al Sharpton blasted Newt Gingrich on Tuesday, accusing the presidential candidate of using “racial demagoguery” to win votes in the contentious South …
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Happy Birthday, Muhammad Ali: 70 Iconic Images for 70 Years

Posted 01/17/2012

Ali vs. George Foreman, Zaire, 1974 Al Sharpton: “I chose this photo because it took place in 1974 in Zaire, Africa, where Ali re-gained his title of Heavyweight Champion of the World after having been stripped of this title for refusing to serve in the War in Vietnam and being persecuted for his religious beliefs….

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Elected Officials Crowd Sharpton’s Tribute To Martin Luther King

Posted 01/17/2012

New Yorkers honored the memory and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday by volunteering and holding events across the five boroughs, including a rally well stocked with politicians at the National Action Network headquarters in Harlem.  

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National Action Network Hosts Martin Luther King Day Breakfast

Posted 01/16/2012

Reverend Al Sharpton’s National Action Network hosts a breakfast event to recognize individuals whom they feel are honoring Martin Luther King Jr.’s tradition of civil rights activism.

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Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream lives in holiday-eve vigil

Posted 01/16/2012

Hundreds of Occupy Wall Street protesters joined members of Al Sharpton’s National Action Network in freezing temperatures for a Harlem vigil on the eve of Martin Luther King Day. Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/martin-luther-king-jr-dream-lives-holiday-eve-vigil-article-1.1006644#ixzz1jd2wJKZk

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