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Statement by Rev. Al Sharpton Regarding the Detective In Sean Bell Shooting Being Found Guilty of Violating NYPD Guidelines

Posted 11/30/2011

REV. SHARPTON, THE BELL FAMILY & ATTORNEYS TO STAND TOGETHER AT 3P.M. THURSDAY AT NAN’S HARLEM HEADQUARTERS (106 West 145th @ Lenox – Harlem, NY)—– Contact: Rachel Noerdlinger (rachel@noerdlingermedia.com) November 30, 2011-”The Judge’s decision today was a clear signal that Sean Bell was killed, while Joe Guzman and Trent Benefield were injured due to no…

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Convicted NYC drug gang boss gets 20 to life

Posted 11/30/2011

NEW YORK — A sentencing for five convicted players in a violent local drug gang Tuesday became a judge’s rallying cry for communities to crack down on gun crime, with the judge urging Harlem residents to search their own homes for relatives’ illegal guns and give tips to police. “Rather than wringing its own hands,…

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Statement by Rev. Al Sharpton Regarding the Sentencing of Dr. Conrad Murray

Posted 11/29/2011

The sentencing of Dr. Conrad Murray to four years in prison by no means ends the injustice suffered by Michael Jackson nor does it in any way mitigate the fact that his children have lost a father and the Jacksons have lost a son for the rest of their life. While I approve that the…

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Police Raid Home Of Popular Civil Rights Lawyer

Posted 11/28/2011

A civil rights lawyer said she is outraged and is sharing her story with the media, after her Maryland home was raided by police shortly before Thanks…
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Thanksgiving 2011: What Media Personalities Are Thankful For

Posted 11/24/2011

From Rev. Al Sharpton: “2011 has been a terrific year. I’m thankful for the resurgence of a progressive movement that has changed the dialogue of the country. I’m thankful for my two beautiful daughters, Dominique and Anthony. I’m also blessed and humbled to have this new role at MSNBC. Cheers to 2012.”

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Al Sharpton’s New MSNBC Commercial Features Pie (VIDEO)

Posted 11/23/2011

Al Sharpton has released quite the ad for MSNBC’s “Lean Forward” campaign.

The commercial spots have a distinct style. They feature network hosts l…
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President Obama Zings Al Sharpton About His Diet

Posted 11/22/2011

On Monday, Al Sharpton interviewed President Obama about the super committee’s failure to reach a deal. But during the interview, the MSNBC host also …
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Sharpton Calls Limbaugh’s Remarks About First Lady a ‘Distraction’

Posted 11/22/2011

By JODI KANTOR Just how racially heated will the 2012 presidential election get? Rush Limbaugh may have provided a taste on Monday, during a riff on his radio show about the first lady Michelle Obama‘s appearance on Sunday at a Nascar race in Homestead, Fla., where she and Jill Biden, the wife of the vice…

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Obama chats with MSNBC’s Al Sharpton

Posted 11/22/2011

President Obama called on a higher power to help him understand what happened — or rather, didn’t happen — as the congressional super committee announced Monday that it failed to reach a deal to cut $1.2 trillion from the national budget. And then he called Al Sharpton. Read more on Los Angeles Times

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PRESIDENT OBAMA TELLS AL SHARPTON THAT IN LIGHT OF THE FAILURE OF THE SUPER COMMITTEE TO REACH A DEAL HE IS VERY DISAPPOINTED THAT REPUBLICANS WOULD NOT PUT REVENUE ON THE TABLE BUT VOWS TO CONTINUE TO FIGHT ON

Posted 11/21/2011

Rev. Al Sharpton Interview with President Barack Obama to Air on His Nationally Syndicated radio show “Keepin it Real with Al Sharpton” on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 Exclusive Portion of Interview Will Broadcast Tonight on MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation” at 6PM ET November 21, 2011 – Rev. Al Sharpton, host of MSNBC’s ‘PoliticsNation’ and the nationally syndicated…

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