Al Sharpton Speaks Out On “The System”

    August 24, 2013
    Jennifer Curra
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Horrendous killings. Trayvon Martin. Chris Lane. Everyone’s been talking about them. Reverend Al Sharpton has been vocal about his concern that an individual’s race is of paramount importance when determining fairness within the U.S. judicial system. He went to great lengths to ensure that Trayvon Martin’s mother received adequate attention to justifiably voice outrage regarding the conditions surrounding the death of her son, as viewed from the following video.

In the aftermath of the ruthless killing of Australian baseball player, Christopher Lane, where the perpetrators were enticed into such activity solely in the name of “fun” several news sources have questioned Al Sharpton’s behaviors in not outright shaming those responsible for pulling the trigger. Al Sharpton has been under significant pressure from other news sources such as Fox and CNN as shown below.

Al Sharpton has been criticized by other news programs not for what he has done, but primarily for what he has not done. Mr. Sharpton has not vocally chastised the three boys, all younger than 18, involved in the shooting of a man randomly jogging in their vicinity for no purpose beyond sport. In response to these concerns, Reverend Sharpton shared his reasoning.

“I protest when I’m called in and when there’s an injustice. The three were arrested, there was nothing to protest. The system worked there, and racial? Not only did the police not say it was racial, one of the three were white,” Al Sharpton said.


Al Sharpton has not spoken out against the age of the boys involved in the crime with one of the perpetrators being 16 while another is just 15. Nor does it appear that other news sources are questioning why he is not. Has the gender of the individuals been scrutinized? The type of music enjoyed? Does any of this really matter? Why isn’t the commentary focused around what has driven a society to enable individuals not legally old enough to drive a car feel entitled to claim an unknown human life?

  • Raymond Howard

    I do not fault Sharpton fully in not making public commentary about this event, with the point he raises to thi8s degree, of his defense, “The system worked and besides one of the alleged participants in the shooting, was white, thus this was not racial.” This is the crux of the matter, the shooting was bi-racial, and the motivation for ‘all’ was bordom, not a political statement, as was the Travon Martin case, with George Zimnerman posed as a semi-authority figure as a community watchman,(White-Hispanic) and the question of whether or not Trayvon’s civil rights were interferred with, him being black, and an adolescent. Sharpton, like Jessee Jackson, for the blacks, or like Elie Wiesel and Marvin Hier for the Jews, (mostly those that are Zionisit) will not talk about anything that will be negative of their social caste, ‘politically’ to forward their cause. To comment otherwise about the injustice of such perpetrators across the board, whether, African-Amnerican, Jew, etc., by any of these represented people, does not serve their self interest in these type of cases! Certainly the media knows this well, but to comment about it, so publicly for the obvious hypocricy, would just be labeled racist or anti-Semitic…creating a whole other controversy to subvert the issue of ethnic or racial culpability in rationalizing behavior, and what a collectively diverse society can otherewise do about it, responsibly, ethically, legally.

  • Steve P.

    Al and Jesse are in a boat and God says “Whoever can prove to me they’re the biggest fraud and liar will join me in heaven right now, the other falls overboard, dies and burns in hell”. A mighty debate occurs, each telling simple stories that sum up the frauds and liars they are and continue to be. Don’t know who won because the debate is ongoing.

  • hymie porkenstein

    If you ask me the blacks have moved backwards in most areas that count since MLK days. More blacks drop out of school than evr before, 75% of the babies have dads who rather gang bang or rap, that raise THEIR kid, 40% of the prisons are filled by blacks, despite being less than 13% of the population. Then when you look at their hero’s you have clowns like Al Sharpton, who doesn’t say squat unless it is racial and he can stir the brown turds and make a buck. The you have all the rappers who look like they just got out of prison and they language and topics they rap on, would get a white man shot if he said it to a black man (which is another reason why they are racist..they say the N word all the time.

    I could go on, but it would be nice to see more Herman Cains, and less Obama’s who won’t tell the truth if he doesn’t like it or want to believe it. he is not only egotistical but narcistic as well and he likes to listen to himself talk more than anyone except for his side kid opie winfrey

    An analysis of ‘single offender victimization figures’ from the FBI for 2007 finds blacks committed 433,934 crimes against whites, eight times the 55,685 whites committed against blacks. Interracial rape is almost exclusively black on white — with 14,000 assaults on white women by African Americans in 2007. Not one case of a white sexual assault on a black female was found in the FBI study…Though blacks are outnumbered 5-to-1 in the population by whites, they commit eight times as many crimes against whites as the reverse. By those 2007 numbers, a black male was 40 times as likely to assault a white person as the reverse.”

    • nailnot

      why to go hymie
      facts dont lie

    • retiredrat2

      Dear hymie porkstein. I’m not as smart nor as good as you one one of thes. where did you pull out this 75% number. The crime stats figure never lie but liars figure

  • Ralph Bunchofbaloney

    “…Al Sharpton, now a MSNBC host, implored young black men to respect women”. This was reported from/about the march-on-Washington anniversary today. Too bad the “reverend” Al didn’t/doesn’t implore young black men to respect EACH OTHER, as well as people of ALL RACES.

  • ray

    Look, we all know what is going on.White people are so afraid to speak the truth for fear of losing everything they have worked all their lives for. Al is as phoney as the hair on his head. If he was to stand up against a black on white murder he would lose all the financial support he receives from the black churches. Only a white person can be a racist anyway, right Al? The white community deserves everything that is happening, the way we are teaching our children to accept abuse and give way to blacks so they feel left out of anything.White people just want to go to work, then come home to their perfect families and let the world take care of itself. It will change when white people turn their backs to CNN, MSNBC, and all the other racist liberal b/s….

  • Reality

    Al and Jessie are not the best spokespeople. They create too many divisions, however, the message is indeed correct.

    America incarcerates more people than the Soviets did under the Gulag system. We have 5% of the world’s population and 25% of the world’s prison population. This does not even count the number of people on parole, probation, and detained. In states like Georgia, the statistics are much worse. One in every 13 people in Georgia is in jail, on parole or on probation.

    Why does this occur? Simply put — there is a lot of money involved. Hidden money that no one sees. Free labor contributes to billions in prison products sold. Bonding agents make millions and give kick backs to judges and DA’s. Fines and fees support poor counties. Police make money off of shaking down criminals and supplying many of the drugs that are sold. In places like Georgia, the correctional system is the state’s largest employer. The entire system is corrupt. From head to toe. The problem is that it is only going to get worse.

    Most Americans know nothing about how the system actually works. They have never been in courtrooms, stepped foot in prisons, and have not dealt with parole. They just see that there is crime (the news pounds this into everyone’s head every night). The news shows the very worst cases but they don’t show the average case and the average person going to court or to prison. 98% of cases end up in plea deals. Not because people are guilty, but because they are intimidated in the courtroom. The sad part about the plea deal is that all the evidence is then considered “accurate”. However, the reality is that the evidence is not even discussed. Make no mistake about it — there are lots of innocent people in our prisons. Lots of them.

    • ray

      everyone in prison is innocent, just ask them!!

  • Jean Scott

    It’s totally untrue when the man say that afro-american criminal history is worst than caucasians. All those jeffrey dahmers and other serial killers. Afro-american man sometimes fouls up and rape caucasian women but the caucasian woman and men marry afro-americans,

    • nailnot

      jean scott, it is people like you that are the down fall of this country ” Afro-american man sometimes fouls up and rape caucasian women” that is a crime. i dont care what Eric Holder says

    • gsgonzales

      jean scott do yourself and mankind a favor and get and keep your racist biggotted comments to yourself you loser.black on black crime and assaults in chicago and detroit just to mention a few and don’t forget your washington sniper dipdo.

  • thomas w

    Oh, yeah!! Here is a man with a lot of credibility. Does anyone remember Tawana Brawley?? How about the civil law suits that were paid to the man accused of raping that lying person (Tawana and Sharpton)? Just because he, or any of his ilk, say something is or is not racist does not make it gospel.

  • SharptonCallsUsWhiteCrackers

    Sharpton is the problem. The longer MSNBC lets this thug voice a racist opinion, we will have racism. I have a dream…that Sharpton goes into hiding

    • gsgonzales

      msnbc the network for losers and idiot misfits, biggots, and racists cowards, lets see how these three boys will do in the big house, they are going to have alot of boyfriends to protect them against the aryan brotherhood, either way those three jerks will deserve what ever is bad that may happen to them and that is a bit of consolation.

  • gsgonzales

    sharpton jackson oabama and eric the red holder are the problem in america today, they lead with thier head up each others nether end. BIGGOTS, liars, racists haters that will end up tearing this country apart unless we get them out of their postions of power, because without those positions these dumbazzes will never show their hideous faces in public.

  • thegodfather4u

    Al Sharpton the convicted felon 3 times, still pushing hate…….well hate this slimeball:

    Racism………Strange data that American’s obviously know nothing about. First, crimes by or against hispanics are not counted (See the last fact) when it comes to racial crimes reported by the Justice Department or the FBI, who are the agencies that report the data every year, and that data we are never made aware of by the so-called free media.

    FACT: Blacks are 9 times more to be killed by other blacks.
    FACT: Twice as many Whites are killed by Blacks …………
    FACT: 95% of interracial murders were Blacks Killing Whites.
    FACT: From 2000 to 2012…..65,000 Whites were killed by Blacks.
    FACT: Black males commit 63 % of all heterosexual rapes and 85 % of homosexual rapes in the U.S…….
    FACT: Over the past four decades since the “civil rights” movement, crime figures show that millions of crimes have been committed by Blacks and other non-White predators against White people. The crimes include robbery, assault, rape and murder.

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