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Al Sharpton Organizing March On Washington

Al Sharpton has had a lot to say about some of the recent high profile cases involving white and black people. After the Ferguson decision and the recent decision by a Staten Island grand jury to not bring charges against Daniel Pantaleo, a police officer accused of choking a black man, Sharpton is more upset than ever. He claims that …

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Al Sharpton Talks 176-Pound Weight Loss

Al Sharpton has lost 176 pounds in the past four-and-a-half years–and he didn’t have surgery as part of his weight loss plan. “I actually lost more weight than I am!” the civil rights leader told People magazine recently. The 60-year-old pastor lost 30 pounds back in 2001 as part of a hunger strike. He put that–and even more–back on during …

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Al Sharpton Reveals Secret To His Dramatic Weight Loss: No Dinner

Reverend and civil rights activist Al Sharpton recently weighed in at 129.6 pounds, which is less than half of his previous weight of 305 pounds and only one pound away from being classified as underweight. Sharpton revealed that the secret to his dramatic weight loss over the years was that he stopped eating so much and started exercising more. However, …

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Al Sharpton Friend Accused of Assault After Party

Al Sharpton’s friend–an as-yet unnamed woman–was allegedly raped in the hours following a celebration for Sharpton’s 60th birthday. Another of Sharpton’s friends–Attorney Sanford Rubenstein–is presently under investigation by the New York Police Department with regard to the rape. The New York Post reports that Rubestein allegedly attacked the woman in his East Side penthouse after both of them attended Al …

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Al Sharpton Calls Out Cop Who Brutalized Teen

The Rev. Al Sharpton took great offense to an NYPD police sergeant who allegedly threw a hand-cuffed, 14-year-old boy through a plate-glass window. “Two wrongs don’t make a right,” Sharpton said at the National Action Network’s headquarters in Harlem. “We cannot have a city where policemen come and shove handcuffed children through windowpanes.” Javier Payne, the alleged victim, sat in …

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Al Sharpton: Remove Sterling or ‘We March’

Reverend Al Sharpton is threatening to protest the NBA if L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling is not dealt with immediately for his racist comments. “No one should be allowed to own a team if they have in fact engaged in this kind of racial language,” said the civil rights activist to TMZ Sports. Sharpton, president of the National Action Network, …

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Al Sharpton To NBA: Investigate Donald Sterling Now

Reverend Al Sharpton weighed in on the National Basketball Association’s Donald Sterling controversy yesterday, telling TMZ Sports that “No one should be allowed to own a team if they have in fact engaged in this kind of racial language.” TMZ broke the story with a alleged recording of Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, admonishing his girlfriend …

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Obama Slams Republicans Over Voter’s Rights

Shame on you Republican Party. That’s what President Obama told the attendees of Al Sharpton’s National Action Network conference earlier this week, and he said many on the Right are trying to stop people from voting, and they’re turning America’s clock backwards. “The right to vote is threatened today in a way that it has not been since the Voting …

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Al Sharpton Speaks Out On “The System”

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 …

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Al Sharpton To Speak At Trayvon Martin Rally After Resignation Of Police Chief

The Reverend Al Sharpton is set to attend a rally tonight for Trayvon Martin despite his mother’s sudden death this morning. Sharpton says she would have wanted him to support Martin’s family, who will also attend tonight at Fort Mellon Park in Sanford. Sanford police chief Bill Lee Jr. announced today that he will be temporarily stepping down from his …

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