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Rev. Sharpton Receives Birthday Tributes from Nancy Pelosi, Cory Booker, Common, Keke Palmer & Others on his 66th Birthday

Oct 22

(New York, NY) — On October 3rd, Reverend Al Sharpton celebrated his 66th birthday at the National Action Network House of Justice with members of the community and elected officials.

Special guests that could not attend the event due to the pandemic recorded their birthday wishes to Reverend Sharpton.

The following list of civil rights activists, religious leaders and media personalities recorded a special birthday message for Reverend Sharpton: W. Franklyn Richardson (Chairman of NAN), Carl Heastie (Assemblyman, Brooklyn NY), Vanita Gupta (President and Chief Executive of the Civil and Human Rights Coalition), State Senator Brad Hoylman (Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee), Rep. Terri Sewell (Congresswoman of Alabama), Rep. Sheila Jackson (Congresswoman of Texas), Derrick Johnson (President of NAACP), Marie Sylla (Executive at T-Mobile), Angela Simmons (TV Personality & Entrepreneur), Chuck Schumer (Minority Leader Senator NY), Rep. Karen Bass (Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus), Rep. Jim Clyburn (Majority Whip, House of Representatives), Van Jones (CEO of Reform), Marc Morial (President of National Urban League), Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Senator Cory Booker, Rev. Dr. Jamal Bryant (Pastor New Hope Missionary Baptist Church), Rev. Run (Minister & TV Personality), Gwen Carr (Mother of Eric Garner), Congressman Charles Rangel, David Dinkins (Former Mayor of NYC), Rev. Nelson Rivers (NAN Director of Religious Affairs & Pastor), Assemblywoman Inez Dickens, Nancy Pelosi (Speaker of the US House of Representatives), Patrisse Cullors (Co-founder Black Lives Matter), Rev. Jesse Jackson (CEO of Rainbow Push), Joy Ann Reid (Host of the Reid Out on MSNBC), Martin Luther King III, Common (Rapper & Actor), Keke Palmer (Actress), Governor Andrew Cuomo (Governor of NY), Patti Labelle (Recording Artist) and Marvin Sappe, (NAN Board Member & Gospel Recording Artist).

Watch all give their remarks below.