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Funeral Held For Brooklyn Mother Fatally Shot While Shielding Kids

Posted 10/30/2011

Zurana Horton’s 12 children were among those who filled the Cornerstone Baptist Church on Madison Street to remember a woman being called a hero who was shot down while picking one of her kids up from school. View more on NY1.com

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Al Sharpton Googles Himself Daily

Posted 10/26/2011

Al Sharpton took readers through his daily media diet in an Atlantic Wire interview released on Wednesday. Sharpton has been in the press lately for a…
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18-Year Old Confesses To Murder of Brooklyn Mom In Rooftop Shooting

Posted 10/25/2011

An 18-year old male confessed to the gang related murder of a Brooklyn mother who tried to protect a group of school children from harm by shielding t…
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Rev. Al joins call to give up mom’s killer

Posted 10/25/2011

The family of a Brooklyn mom who was killed shielding kids from gang gunfire met yesterday with community leaders and politicians, who urged residents to start snitching on their gun-toting neighbors. “We have to start turning the thugs in,” said Tamika Mallory, executive director of the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network. “We must stop…

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Victoria Pannell, 12, named national leader for Harlem-based civil rights group’s youth movement

Posted 10/23/2011

The National Action Network has a powerful new voice – a 12-year-old dynamo tapped to head the Harlem-based group’s youth movement. Victoria Pannell was named yesterday the first national leader for Youth Move, a 47-city network of kids. The new organization is an offshoot of the Rev. Al Sharpton’s civil rights group. “Adults will listen…

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Al Sharpton: ‘I’m Not Trying To Be Objective’

Posted 10/20/2011

Al Sharpton talked Occupy Wall Street and Herman Cain with Jon Stewart on “The Daily Show”. While the conversation was far more tame than Sharpton’s c…
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Joan E. Dowlin: Occupy Philadelphia: The Birth of "Peopleism"

Posted 10/19/2011

Having attended Occupy Philadelphia for a second visit Tuesday, October 18, this time with my friend, Carolyn, I was honored to hear two gifted orator…
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Thousands rally in DC for easier access to jobs; Sharpton blasts failure to pass jobs plan

Posted 10/15/2011

WASHINGTON — Thousands of Americans led by the Rev. Al Sharpton rallied Saturday against the backdrop of the Washington Monument, calling for easier job access and decrying the gulf between rich and poor before marching to the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. The rally was intended to drum up support for President Barack Obama’s…

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‘Jobs For Justice’ Rally Brings Thousands To National Mall

Posted 10/15/2011

WASHINGTON — Thousands of people led by the Rev. Al Sharpton rallied Saturday near the Washington Monument, where speakers called for easier job…
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March for jobs, justice to take place in DC

Posted 10/15/2011

(CNN) — A march on Washington originally scheduled to coincide with August’s opening of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial, but postponed due to Hurricane Irene, will take place Saturday. The march, organized by the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, hopes to “start a drive to bring forth the masses of those who…

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