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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


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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Rev. Al Sharpton Speaks on Don Cornelius’ Death

Posted 02/1/2012

The activist recalls first meeting the pioneer and his contribution to black music

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Al Sharpton, Rachel Maddow Have Explosive Argument With Rick Tyler, Former Gingrich Spokesman (VIDEO)

Posted 02/1/2012

Al Sharpton and Rachel Maddow had an explosively caustic argument with former Newt Gingrich spokesman Rick Tyler about the candidate’s approach to race on Tuesday night, in which Tyler himself used some very dicey rhetoric about African Americans.

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Kirsten West Savali: Al Sharpton Gives G.O.P. Rep A Lesson In "Fairness"

Posted 01/31/2012

The reason that the G.O.P. refuses to address the concepts of fairness and the wealth gap is because they are painfully aware that the corporate elite in this country are, in fact, getting rich off of the suffering of the working class.

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President Obama’s Year in Review by Rev. Al Sharpton for Vibe Magazine (PDF)

Posted 01/30/2012

President Obama’s Year In Review by Rev. Al Sharpton

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Etta James remembered as triumphant trailblazer

Posted 01/28/2012

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Etta James was remembered at a service Saturday attended by hundreds of friends, family and fans as a woman who triumphed against all odds to break down cultural and musical barriers in a style that was unfailingly honest.

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WATCH: Sharpton’s Heated Clash With Tea Party Congressman

Posted 01/26/2012

Al Sharpton got into a heated clash with Rep. Tim Huelskamp of Kansas during his MSNBC show Wednesday night.

Sharpton asked Huelskamp to discuss wh…
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Young Ladies Rescued After Earthquake

Posted 01/25/2012


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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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