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Sharpton Condemns Impending Execution Of Death Row Inmate

Posted 09/21/2011

Al Sharpton repeated his call against the impending execution of Troy Davis on his Tuesday show.

Davis has been on death row since 1991, convicted …
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Troy Davis denied clemency 1 day before execution

Posted 09/20/2011

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s board of pardons rejected a last-ditch clemency bid from Troy Davis on Tuesday, one day before his scheduled execution, despite support from figures including an ex-president and a former FBI director for the claim that he was wrongly convicted of killing a police officer in 1989. Davis is scheduled to die…

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Please Support Troy Davis (Includes Petition)

Posted 09/20/2011

[customcontact form=4] REV. AL SHARPTON AND NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN) TO HOLD A VIGIL AT DEATH ROW IN GEORGIA WHERE TROY DAVIS IS BEING HELD WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 AT NOON & WILL BEGIN A COUNTDOWN TO THE DESIGNATED TIME SCHEDULED FOR HIS EXECUTION—– NAN IS PETITIONING THE SAVANNAH DISTRICT ATTORNEY TO MAKE A MOTION TO…

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As an MSNBC Host, Sharpton Is a Hybrid Like No Other

Posted 09/19/2011

At 50 minutes to airtime, the Rev. Al Sharpton, in pinstripes and cufflinks, was sitting in his office at Rockefeller Center, tinkering with Tuesday’s introduction to “PoliticsNation,” his new nightly show on MSNBC. Read more at NYTimes.com

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Al Sharpton calls for mourners to ‘stop the shooting’ at funeral of Brooklyn gunfire victim

Posted 09/18/2011

The Rev. Al Sharpton called on mourners at the funeral of a Brooklyn mom who was killed by a stray bullet as cops waged a gun battle with an ex-con to “stop the shooting.” “Somehow you must reach inside you and stand up for what’s right,” Sharpton told mourners at Denise Gay‘s funeral Saturday. “Whatever the…

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NAN delivered the following letter to the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles in support of Troy Davis

Posted 09/17/2011

Troy Davis Ltr. to Parole Board State Board of Pardons and Paroles 2 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, SE Suite 458, Balcony Level, East Tower Atlanta, Georgia 30334-4909 Dear State Board of Pardons and Paroles: National Action Network urges you to use your authority to commute the death sentence of Troy Davis. While some may disagree…

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WATCH: Al Sharpton Focuses On Troubling Death Penalty Case

Posted 09/14/2011

Al Sharpton highlighted a troubling death penalty case in Georgia for the second night in a row on his Tuesday MSNBC show.

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Rev. Al Sharpton to NYPD: Tell truth about bullet that killed Brooklyn woman on Labor Day

Posted 09/11/2011

The Rev. Al Sharpton blamed a “barbaric” criminal element – in part – for the accidental shooting death of a beloved Brooklyn matriarch last week. Sharpton called on the NYPD Saturday for a definitive ruling on whether a police bullet killed the innocent woman. Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/ny_crime/2011/09/11/2011-09-11_rev_al_tell_truth_about_killer_bullet.html#ixzz1XfX2cyFA

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Saturday Action Rally (9/10/11)

Posted 09/10/2011
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Rev. Al Sharpton: The President vs. the GOP

Posted 09/9/2011

The depth of our current economic crisis is so complex — there are no easy answers. But if we are to maintain our strong standing in the world, we must begin to follow through on the president’s suggestions.
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