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Posted 02/16/2015

The Global Fight in Criminal Justice Must Be Won

Posted 01/26/2015


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:

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Sharpton to protest Mich. emergency takeover law

Posted 01/15/2012

SUPERIOR TOWNSHIP, Mich.— The Rev. Al Sharpton and others say they plan a demonstration Monday outside the gated community where Republican Gov. Rick Snyderlives to protest what they say is a racially biased law that makes it easier for Michigan to take over financially struggling communities and school districts.

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Mark Green: Romney Puts Democracy on Trial by Questioning Duly Elected President

Posted 01/14/2012

The White House yesterday demanded that Mitt Romney apologize for attacking President Obama. “Any criticism of him is tantamount to putting our democracy on trial,” said press secretary Jay Carney.
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Al Sharpton Blasts Rick Santorum And Republicans

Posted 01/5/2012

Al Sharpton tore into GOP candidate Rick Santorum on his MSNBC show Wednesday night, who he described as “one of the most right-wing candidates” in th…
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