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Rev. Al Sharpton's Weekly Blogs

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Paul Ryan Doesn’t Represent America

Posted 03/17/2014

It’s easy to attack and demagogue those who don’t have a voice. It’s easy to blame others when you fail to provide true leadership. And it’s easy to reinforce stereotypes and misconceptions to win elections, or to win over your party’s base. That is precisely what Paul Ryan did last week.

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Standing on Shaky Ground

Posted 03/11/2014

No longer can we ignore the reality that our children are dying. No longer can we close our eyes to the immense pain and suffering of these grieving parents, siblings and loved ones. No longer can we act as if this doesn’t impact us.

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While We Celebrate the Oscars, We Can’t Abort the Flight to Equality

Posted 03/3/2014

The road to equality and justice is paved with the tireless work of countless individuals that opened doors so that others could kick them down later.

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From Arizona to Uganda, We Must Protect the Rights of the LGBT Community

Posted 02/24/2014

It’s sometimes hard to believe that the year is 2014. For all of our advances, tech developments, innovations, achievements and progress, we are watching elected officials enact laws and propose others that are simply unbelievable.

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From Arizona to Uganda, We Must Protect the Rights of the LGBT Community

Posted 02/24/2014

It’s sometimes hard to believe that the year is 2014. For all of our advances, tech developments, innovations, achievements and progress, we are watching elected officials enact laws and propose others that are simply unbelievable. Last week, the Arizona State House of Representatives passed a bill that would allow business owners asserting religious beliefs to deny service…

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Calling on Leaders to Repeal ‘Stand Your Ground’

Posted 02/17/2014

Whether it is Florida or any of the other 22 states with these ridiculous and incomprehensible laws on the books, we must push back aggressively and immediately.

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Michael Sam — An Inspiration to All

Posted 02/10/2014

What Michael Sam did took tremendous strength and valor. Not only did he proclaim his truth to the world, but he did so knowing that he could very well lose a lot in the process.

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Minimum Wage vs. Maximum Greed

Posted 02/4/2014

If anyone believes even for a brief moment that corporations are in the business of hiring more people, he/she just might be temporarily delusional. Let’s be honest and keep it real: businesses are consistently looking to grow their profits.

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SOTU: No Time for Delay

Posted 01/29/2014

This must be a year when we rise together peacefully and not only let our voices be heard, but let our actions unequivocally speak for themselves. For the only way to fight against inequality is to bring about more justice for every man, woman and child.

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