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  • Prison guards, police warned of possible 'Black August' attacks

    08/05/2016 6:43:21 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 25 replies
    ABC 7 ^ | AUG 4, 2016 | DAN NOYES
    I-TEAM Prison guards, police warned of possible 'Black August' attacks VIDEO AND IMAGE AT ABC7 By Dan Noyes Thursday, August 04, 2016 07:11PM SAN FRANCISCO -- An urgent bulletin is going out to law enforcement Wednesday, warning of a new threat of attacks against officers on the street and in prisons. It has to do with what's called Black August. A reporter for KGO-TV - KABC's sister station in San Francisco - obtained the bulletin from a law enforcement source. The bulletin from the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Sacramento Intelligence Unit and the FBI's National Gang Intelligence Center warns of...
  • NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton to resign

    08/02/2016 8:36:23 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 7 replies
    NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton will announce his impending resignation and be replaced by Chief of Department James ONeill, sources told The Post on Tuesday. Brattons resignation will take effect in mid-September, sources said. Bratton has repeatedly said he would not serve past the end of Mayor Bill de Blasios current term, which ends next year, and he recently endorsed ONeill as his preferred successor. ONeill was promoted to chief of department in late 2014 to replace Philip Banks, who unexpectedly quit rather than be promoted to first deputy commissioner.
  • Freddie Gray case: Charges against three remaining officers dropped

    07/27/2016 7:11:47 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 27 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 7/27/2016 | Kevin Rector
    Freddie Gray case: Charges against three remaining officers dropped Prosecutors dropped all remaining charges against three Baltimore police officers accused in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray in a downtown courtroom on Wednesday morning, concluding one of the most high-profile criminal cases in Baltimore history. The startling move was an apparent acknowledgement of the unlikelihood of a conviction following the acquittals of three other officers on similar and more serious charges by Circuit Judge Barry G. Williams, who was expected to preside over the remaining trials as well. It also means the office of Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J....
  • Sowell: Black Votes Matter

    07/25/2016 1:22:40 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 33 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | July 26, 2016 | Thomas Sowell
    Black votes matter. If Republicans could get 20 percent of black votes, the Democrats would be ruined. This is highly unlikely, given the approach used by Republicans. However, the point is that Democrats must not only continue to get nine-tenths of black votes, they also need to get a high turnout of black voters on election day. People who expected the election of President Barack Obama to lead to racial healing and a post-racial society failed to take account of the political reality that racial healing and a post-racial society would, at a minimum, reduce black voter turnout. Black votes...
  • Al Sharpton sued for allegedly swiping $16K from Arizona man

    07/17/2016 6:11:42 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 25 replies
    NY Post ^ | July 17, 2016 | Kathianne Boniello and Laura Italiano
    Shakedown Sharpton has struck again, according to an Arizona trucker, who says in a new federal lawsuit that the good reverend promised to help him, then took him for $16,000. "He's a crook, he's a fraud, and that's all he is," complains Reggie Anders Sr., who sought out the Rev. Al Sharpton for help resolving a 2009 discrimination dispute with Verizon. "He didn't do anything he promised," Anders said Saturday by phone from Mesa, Ariz. "Absolutely nothing." [Snip] Sharpton promised to go to bat for him against Verizon, a trucking client of Anders he had accused of discrimination and...
  • Sharpton assails NRA for 'whites only' approach to gun rights

    07/10/2016 1:00:14 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 53 replies
    Politico ^ | July 9, 2016 | Azi Paybarah
    The Rev. Al Sharpton challenged the National Rifle Association to defend the gun rights of two black men killed in police encounters last week in Louisiana and Minnesota. The victims - Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, respectively - were carrying guns when they were approached by police officers and shot. Video of the incidents sparked protests around the country last week. "Both of them were killed by police based on 'they had a gun,'" Sharpton said at his weekly rally in Harlem. "Now I missed the NRA coming out and defending the gun rights they legally had. Where is the...
  • Al Sharpton-led march canceled in light of Dallas shootings, Organizers said.

    07/10/2016 12:00:12 PM PDT · by EBH · 33 replies
    Clevend.com ^ | 7/9/2016 | Mark Naymic
    The event sponsors, The Aids Healthcare Foundation, call off the march which was scheduled to take place on the eve of the RNC convention, citing safety concerns.
  • Law enforcement in riot gear as protest heats up near BRPD headquarters

    07/09/2016 6:14:56 PM PDT · by Mariner · 27 replies
    WAFB - Baton Rouge ^ | July 9th, 2016 | Camera and Narration only
    Video and Narration at link.
  • Joe Bruno on Boxing Muhammad Ali is Not a Hero.

    06/04/2016 8:42:53 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 156 replies
    Joe Bruno On Boxing ^ | June 4, 2016 | Joe Bruno
    Joe Bruno on Boxing Muhammad Ali is Not a Hero. Muhammad Ali passed away Friday night, June 3, 2016. I wrote the article below around the year 2000. I got to know him fairly well in the 1980s, when I was Vice President of the Boxing Writers Association. He was a real friendly man, and we had several nice conversations about what I have written below. Still, his death doesnt change what he was, and what he did early in his career. It is with a sad heart that I stand by what is written below. Its just the...
  • Rev. Al Sharpton rips Larry Wilmore for saying N-word to President Obama

    05/01/2016 6:40:57 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 35 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | May 1, 2016 | Reuven Blau
    Comedian Larry Wilmores friendly reference to President Obama as my n---a has ignited a social media maelstrom, with some, including Rev. Al Sharpton, criticizing the use of the racist term. The Comedy Central host concluded his monologue with the term at the White House Correspondents dinner Saturday night. Words alone do me no justice. So Mr. President Im going to keep it 100: Yo Barry, you did it my n---a, Wilmore told the black tie audience. You did it.
  • Hillary's New Hashtag #pigsandcrackers

    04/26/2016 10:19:18 AM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 4/26/16 | William A. Levinson
    n this case, however, the Google search on the slogan or hashtag allows the Propaganda Man to verify for himself that Al Sharpton did indeed tell his listeners, "I don't believe in marching! I believe in offing the pigs! Well, they got pigs out here! You ain't offed one of them!" and "I'll off the man. Well, off him! Plenty of crackers walking around here tonight!" The Propaganda Man can also verify independently that Hillary Clinton has made at least two appearances at Sharpton's National Action Network, where she praised Sharpton and essentially solicited his support for her candidacy. This...
  • Clinton tells Sharpton group that whites 'need to recognize our privilege'

    04/13/2016 4:59:48 PM PDT · by Libloather · 62 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/13/16 | Francesca Chambers
    Clinton tells Sharpton group that whites 'need to recognize our privilege' and says Trump and Cruz burst open the 'ugly currents that lurk just below the surface of our politics'Hillary Clinton told members of Al Sharpton's civil rights organization today that whites need to check their privilege when discussing racial inequality. 'White Americans need to do a much better job of listening when American-Americans talk about the seen and unseen barriers you face every day,' Clinton said at the National Action Network conference in New York City. Clinton told attendees, 'We need to recognize our privilege and practice humility rather...
  • Sharpton: Clinton "Lecturing" Black Lives Matter Protesters "Inappropriate"

    04/11/2016 12:56:01 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 10 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 11, 2016 | Ian Hanchett
    MSNBC host Al Sharpton stated that the way that President Clinton responded, in terms of his kind of reprimand and lecturing, of Black Lives Matter protesters, was inappropriate on Mondays The Place for Politics 2016 on MSNBC.
  • Hillary's and Bernie's Friend: Al Sharpton Called for Murder of 'Crackers' and 'Pigs'

    04/11/2016 10:29:30 AM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 4/11/16 | William A. Levinson
    Al Sharpton's National Action Network (NAN), the same racist and anti-Semitic hate group that played a central role in the 1995 arson of Freddy's Fashion Mart, enjoys touting its association with key figures in the Democratic Party. ... Senator Hillary Clinton (NY): "I have enjoyed a long and positive relationship with Reverend Al Sharpton and National Action Network, and I don't ever remember saying "no" to them and I intend to remain their partner in civil rights as I clean the dirt from under the carpet in the oval office when I am elected President" Senator Barack Obama (Ill): "Reverend...
  • Al Sharpton's 1992 Off The Pigs Video

    03/20/2016 10:09:59 AM PDT · by Iron Munro · 11 replies
    YouTube ^ | Mar 19, 2016 | N/A
    Al Sharpton's 1992 Off The Pigs Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpZ0RwtvZmk
  • Sharpton to defend Obama's legacy from those who would 'disrespect him'

    03/15/2016 11:35:52 AM PDT · by PROCON · 46 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | March 15, 2016 | PAUL BEDARD
    The Rev. Al Sharpton is already bracing for critics to try to tear down President Obama's legacy after he leaves office, but the civil rights leader is promising to lead the defense. "The legacy of President Obama, from affordable healthcare to what he's doing on criminal justice, to even what he's done with Osama bin Laden and other things of that nature, will probably be attacked by some," he said.As a result, he plans to help the president bolster his legacy and keep the critics at bay, both personally and with his 25-year-old National Action Network.
  • Sharpton:Long Bumpy Diversity Showdown Coming If Trump Continues Roaring to the Top

    03/09/2016 3:50:35 PM PST · by doldrumsforgop · 52 replies
    breitbart ^ | 3/9/16 | p key
    Wednesday on the Tom Joyner Morning Show, MSNBC host Al Sharpton said if Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump continues roaring to the top of the Republican ticket, there will be a showdown on where this country is going to go in terms of diversity and race in America. Sharpton said, The other side is Donald Trump is roaring through. Whoever wins the Democratic side is going to have to deal with Donald Trump. We can not ignore that Donald Trump is running and is roaring to the top of the Republican ticket using race, using xenophobia, using anti-immigration, anti-Muslim,...
  • Dash cam video shows driver shoot at Battle Creek Police Department officer

    03/08/2016 6:39:57 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 50 replies
    Woodtv.com ^ | March 7, 2016 | Barton Deiters
    Officer in dash cam video: He shot me. Im not hit Dash cam video shows driver shoot at Battle Creek Police Department officer Barton Deiters and 24 Hour News 8 web staff Published: March 7, 2016, 6:40 pm BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (WOOD) Demonstrating the way a seemingly routine action can turn into a life-threatening encounter for police officers, dash cam video shows a driver open fire on a Battle Creek officer during a traffic stop on Saturday. Monday, 21-year-old Darriyone Zamone Clark-Brown was arraigned on several charges including attempted murder in the incident. Dash cam video of the shooting,...
  • Melissa Harris-Perry exit puts focus on MSNBC record

    03/03/2016 4:23:20 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 3, 2016 5:14 PM EST | David Bauder
    MSNBC's facelift over the past two years has cut the airtime of some of its most prominent minority personalities - and it is starting to be noticed. The National Association of Black Journalists expressed concerns about MSNBC's record in the wake of the noisy exit of weekend host Melissa Harris-Perry. The network said Thursday that it is proud of its diversity effort and noted that people of all ethnicities have seen their roles reduced or eliminated as part of a transition to more breaking news coverage. Harris-Perry, who is black, had been proud of bringing new voices to television on...
  • Trump Campaign Receives Boost from Sharpton [semi-satire]

    02/26/2016 7:10:09 PM PST · by John Semmens · 13 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 28 Feb 2016 | John Semmens
    Donald Trump's bid to become president received a boost from an unexpected source when racist loon Al Sharpton promised to leave the country should Trump be elected. According to Sharpton, his pledge to leave the country "is a desperate plea to the people who love me to spare my having to move out" and "would save the government the expense of having to deport me along with all the other so-called undesirables Trump has threatened to oust." Trump's campaign manager Corey Lewandowski predicted that Sharpton's vow "will help Donald's efforts to win votes. Getting endorsements from friends is nice, but...
  • Al Sharpton might 'get out of here' if Trump wins (To avoid "deportation?")

    02/25/2016 4:44:30 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 97 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | February 25, 2016 | Anna Giaritelli
    Rev. Al Sharpton told attendees at a Center for American Progress Action Fund event Thursday he would flee the country if Donald Trump won the election, in order to avoid being deported by Trump. Sharpton, a Democrat, had positive feedback for many of the Republican presidential candidates until he got to Trump. "If Donald Trump is the nominee, I'm open to support anyone [else], while I'm also reserving my ticket to get out of here if he wins, only because he'd probably have me deported anyway," Sharpton told attendees, who responded in laughter. Sharpton, who has participated in various national...
  • Sharpton: Trump is the white Don King

    02/24/2016 11:40:05 AM PST · by ifinnegan · 46 replies
    Polutico ^ | 2/22/16 | Glenn Thrush
    Excerpts: --- "The best way I can describe Donald Trump to friends is to say if Don King had been born white he'd be Donald Trump," says Sharpton with a broadening smile. "Both of them are great self-promoters and great at just continuing to talk even if you're not talking back at 'em." --- "Don King had me fly with him and Trump to Atlantic [City] in Trump's helicopter, and it was one of the most memorable things in my life to sit on that big, black Trump helicopter ... both of them talking nonstop, not listening to each other,"...
  • 'Ma Lips Ah Sealed!' Hillary Uses Black Accent In Chat With Sharpton

    02/17/2016 3:41:43 AM PST · by kevcol · 16 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | February 16, 2016 | Chuck Ross
    "My lips are sealed," Clinton said in an affected accent after an event at the Harlem headquarters of Sharpton's National Action Network. . . "You've got to watch her," Sharpton said, drawing Clinton’s attention to Karni. "She's trying to aks whether I'm endorsing. I told her only you know, and I'm not telling."
  • Sharpton could help pay for Bernie's 'free stuff

    02/16/2016 10:09:34 AM PST · by luke1825 · 5 replies
    Lowell Sun ^ | 2/16 | Peter Lucas
    If Bernie Sanders were serious about making the rich pay their fair share in taxes, he'd start with Al Sharpton. No sooner did Sanders demolish fellow Democrat Hillary Clinton in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary, than he flew to New York to have breakfast Wednesday morning with notorious tax deadbeat Al Sharpton at Sylvia's in Harlem. Sharpton, it is estimated, owes the government some $4.5 million in unpaid taxes, according to The New York Times.
  • Marine Allegedly Assaulted At McDonald's, As Gang Yelled 'Do You Believe Black Lives Matter?'

    02/16/2016 5:49:02 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 137 replies
    Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | 02/15/2016 | Steve Birr
    Marine Allegedly Assaulted Mid-Burger At McDonald's, As Gang Yelled 'Do You Believe Black Lives Matter?' Steve Birr 02/15/2016 A former Marine became the target of an alleged assault in a McDonald's Friday night, as a crowd of youths cornered him and demanded he answer the question, "do you believe black lives matter?" Before knocking him unconscious and robbing him. Christopher Marquez, a veteran of Iraq and recipient of the Bronze Star for valor, said he was dining at a McDonald's in northwest D.C. when a group of black teenagers came up to him and allegedly began harassing him about the...
  • Bernie Sanders to Huddle With Al Sharpton

    02/09/2016 2:40:56 PM PST · by Zakeet · 42 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | February 9, 2016 | Goldie Taylor
    The day after he’s expected to wallop Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire's primary, Bernie Sanders will get to work on tearing down her so-called South Carolina firewall. His first stop on that mission? Breakfast in Harlem with Rev. Al Sharpton. In recent weeks, the Sanders campaign has been touting endorsements from key African-American leaders—including Ohio State Sen. Nina Turner, ex-NAACP president Ben Jealous and rapper Killer Mike, who has become one of his strongest surrogates with young black voters. Meanwhile, Clinton has rolled out an impressive list of prominent black pastors—all of whom are veterans of the Obama coalition and...
  • Trump's Pal Al

    01/28/2016 7:45:04 AM PST · by reegs · 35 replies
    National Review ^ | 9/1/2015 | Jillian Kay Melchior
    "Sharpton and Trump forged an unlikely friendship over Atlantic City boxing deals that has lasted for decades, through ups and downs. Even as the Tawana Brawley scandal unfolded and Sharpton faced a 67-count indictment involving how he used funding for his youth organization, Trump remained a prominent supporter of the agitator, numerous sources close to the two men tell National Review."
  • Al Sharpton to organize Oscars TV boycott (schadenfreude alert)

    01/20/2016 6:10:49 AM PST · by Zakeet · 44 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 19, 2016 | David K. Li
    The Rev. Al Sharpton vowed Tuesday to organize a national "tune out" of the Oscars for its failure for the second year in a row to nominate a single black actor or director for an award. Sharpton's National Action Network said it plans to work with activists and advocacy groups in hopes that Americans "will turn off anything that does not represent the broad cultural and diverse contributions of American entertainment."
  • EXCLUSIVE: Rev. Al Sharpton sees Donald Trump as the white Don King

    01/08/2016 9:32:59 AM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 39 replies
    Daily News ^ | January 8, 2016 | JENNIFER FERMINO
    e Rev. Al Sharpton thinks Donald Trump has run a “great” media campaign in his bid for the White House — and believes the Republican is like a white version of his pal Don King. Sharpton, in a wide-ranging interview with the Daily News editorial board Thursday, said he’d probably get in trouble for saying it, but admitted that the similarities between the boxing promoter and the real estate tycoon are striking. "My definition of Donald Trump is that if Don King had been born white, he'd be Donald Trump," Sharpton said.
  • Al Sharpton says Rahm Emanuel must go as mayor of Chicago

    12/28/2015 3:18:14 PM PST · by dynachrome · 48 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 12-28-15 | Kelly Riddell
    The Reverend Al Sharpton called for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to step down because of his poor management of race and policing in his city since the release last month of a video showing a white Chicago police officer firing 16 shots into a black teenager and subsequent officer violence. Mr. Emanuel is vacationing in Cuba, while demonstrators are circulating petitions for his resignation, and protesters blocked traffic on the city’s famed shopping district on Michigan Avenue on Christmas Eve chanting “Rahms got to go in 2016!” “You talk about a crisis on steroids,” Mr. Sharpton said Monday on MSNBC’s...
  • MSNBC’s favorite #BlackLivesMatter activist was just sentenced to 8 years for arson

    12/18/2015 5:38:01 AM PST · by doug from upland · 23 replies
    red alert politics ^ | dec 2015 | ryan girdusky
    If you're going to speak at a rally at a high profile rally with Rev. Al Sharpton on how the #BlackLivesMatter movement is peaceful, it's best not to wear that same outfit when lighting a convenience store on fire. KSDK reported that Joshua Williams, an 19-year old #BlackLivesMatter activist was arrested last December and pleaded guilty to charges of arson, stealing, and 2nd degree burglary. He was sentenced to 8 years in prison on December 10. Williams was a prominent figure in the #BlackLivesMatter movement in Ferguson, Mo. MSNBC did a wonderful profile of Williams portraying him as an example...
  • Flashy NYC lawyer now focus of rape investigation (Bonfire of the Vanities 2014 )

    10/11/2014 10:37:22 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 12 replies
    AP via Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 10/11/2014 | JENNIFER PELTZ
    He's been a loud, inescapable and expensive adversary of the New York Police Department for years: the publicity-loving lawyer who got huge settlements, and headlines, in some of the city's most notorious brutality cases. Now Sanford Rubenstein is getting unwelcome attention as a potential rape suspect. --snip-- A member of Sharpton's National Action Network has accused the 70-year-old attorney of sexually assaulting her at his luxury apartment after Sharpton's 60th birthday party
  • Sharpton To Recruit Black Church Leaders To Provide Sanctuary For Syrian Refugees

    11/21/2015 10:01:00 AM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 45 replies
    blackstarnews ^ | Novemeber 21, 2015 | No Attribution
    Rev. Al Sharpton will Announce that NAN is Convening a National Summit of Black Ministers to discuss the Recruitment of Black Churches as Sanctuaries for Syrian Refugees and to Recruit Congregation Members to provide Homes to Those Seeking Asylum. Rev. Sharpton will also condemn a lack of mercy, compassion and the perpetuation of Islamophobia by certain leaders
  • Al Sharpton Productions: ‘Voter Suppression’ Theatre

    11/09/2015 11:20:00 AM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 4 replies
    PJMEDIA ^ | November 9, 2015 | J, Christian Adams
    Al Sharpton’s National Action Network is producing a Washington D.C. theater production on voter “suppression.” The play will be performed tonight at the Shiloh Baptist Church in Washington D.C. with hopes of more performances to follow. Without any apparent sense of the irony, the National Action Network play is called “When Truth is Not Enough.” The play stars Dominique Sharpton. It is produced by NAN’s “Social Justice Ministry and the Music and Arts Ministry.” (See, I
  • Two officers charged in the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy and the wounding of his father.

    11/07/2015 6:49:01 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 52 replies
    ABC 7 News ^ | Nov 7, 2015
    ABC NEWS Updated 15 mins ago Louisiana State Police charged two law enforcement officers in the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy and the wounding of his father. Norris Greenhouse Jr., 23, and Derrick Stafford, 32, were charged with second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder in the shooting in the city of Marksville on Tuesday, Col. Mike Edmonson said during a news conference late Friday. Jeremy Mardis was killed and his father, Christopher Few, was left in critical condition. The shooting happened when the two city marshals allegedly opened fire on a vehicle following a pursuit, said Edmonson.
  • MATALIN: OBAMA THE AL SHARPTON OF COMMANDERS-IN-CHIEF

    10/09/2015 8:04:18 AM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 19 replies
    breitbart ^ | Oct 2015 | PAM KEY6
    Tuesday on Newsmax TVs The Steve Malzberg Show, Republican political consultant Mary Matalin said President Barack Obama going to Roseburg, OR on Friday to use the mass shooting to highlight gun control makes himthe Al Sharpton of Commanders-in-Chief. In commenting on the family members of the Oregon shooting not being happy about Obama vising this week, Matalin said, I am so glad to hear that family member speak the truth. This president has become the Al Sharpton of Commanders-in-Chief. I cant believe it. With Christians being slaughtered all over the place and all the problems going on, and he is...
  • Kentucky Cop Killer Attended Michael Browns Funeral, Took Pictures Of Al Sharpton [PHOTOS]

    09/17/2015 6:46:31 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 21 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 14, 2015 | Chuck Ross
    A Missouri man who shot and killed a Kentucky state trooper during a traffic stop Sunday was an apparent Black Lives Matter sympathizer who protested in the days after the shooting death of Michael Brown last year and attended the 18-year-olds funeral, social media posts show. ohnson-Shanks also attended Browns burial and a memorial service at which Al Sharpton spoke. The Facebook account is listed under the name Jay MileHigh. The birthday listed on the account matches Johnson-Shanks.
  • Rev. Al Sharpton Addresses Violence in Visit to Chicago

    09/09/2015 8:24:00 AM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 31 replies
    N.B.C. ^ | Sep 6, 2015 | No Attribution
    The Rev. Al Sharpton made a trip to Chicago Sunday to speak about the devastating violence that has gripped the city. Sharpton, a Baptist minister and civil rights activist, attended the 11 a.m. service at New Mount Pilgrim Church in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, where he was scheduled to preach a "special message" about violence. By the time Sharpton made his speech, six people had been killed and another 24 had been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening.
  • Trump Donated Thousands, Had Close Working Relationship with Al Sharpton

    09/02/2015 7:35:37 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 419 replies
    mediaite.com ^ | September 1, 2015 | Alex Griswold
    Long before the Republican presidential candidate became a presidential candidate or a Republican, Donald Trump had a working relationship with Al Sharpton, including doing favors for the racial activist and giving him thousands in donations.
  • HCSO: ARREST MADE IN SHOOTING DEATH OF HARRIS CO. DEPUTY DARREN GOFORTH

    08/29/2015 2:17:22 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 56 replies
    KTRK ^ | 8/29/15 | KTRK
    A suspect has been arrested in the shooting death of a Harris County deputy, according to a tweet by the sheriff's office. Sheriff Ron Hickman has a 4:30pm press conference scheduled to discuss the arrest and charges. We'll stream that live on abc13.com and our mobile news app.
  • Black Activists Call for Lynching and Hanging of White People and Cops

    08/29/2015 6:08:35 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 66 replies
    Aug 28, 2015 | Lana Shadwick
    Black Activists Call for Lynching and Hanging of White People and Cops Lana Shadwick 28 Aug 2015 Members of the #FYF911 or #FukYoFlag and #BlackLivesMatter movements called for the lynching and hanging of white people and cops. They encouraged others on a radio show Tuesday night to turn the tide and kill white people and cops to send a message about the killing of black people in America. One of the F***YoFlag organizers is called Sunshine. She has a radio blog show hosted from Texas called, Sunshines F***ing Opinion Radio Show. A snapshot of her #FYF911 @LOLatWhiteFear Twitter page at...
  • Scarborough Thanks MSNBC Boss for Booting Liberal Hosts

    08/27/2015 7:33:22 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 8/27/2015 | Mark Finkelstein
    The morning after Al Sharpton was booted to the Sunday morning desert from his evening show, and not long after Ed Schultz and Alex Wagner were relieved of their hosting duties, Joe Scarborough has profusely thanked NBC News honcho Andrew Lack for making those changes. -
  • (Obama) Calling in the God squad (Sharpton) to save the Iran deal

    08/18/2015 5:51:45 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 16 replies
    Politico ^ | August 17, 2015 | Nahal Toosi
    The White House campaign to save the Iran nuclear deal is getting a boost from the God squad. Faith-based groups, many of them increasingly nervous about the well-funded push by opponents of the deal, are intensifying their lobbying of lawmakers ahead of an important congressional vote on the agreement. Over the weekend, the Rev. Al Sharpton called on black churches to mobilize in support of the nuclear deal. On Monday, a group of 340 rabbis from multiple strands of Judaism released a letter, urging lawmakers to vote for the agreement. And plans are in the works for a coordinated rollout...
  • Judge Dismisses $20 Billion Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Against Al Sharpton and Comcast

    08/17/2015 8:01:22 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 30 replies
    Atlanta Black Star ^ | August 14, 2015 | Donte Slocum
    A few weeks after his MSNBC show, PoliticsNation with Al Sharpton, was spared from the chopping block, Sharpton dodged another attack. The $20 billion lawsuit filed against him and Comcast by the National Association of African-American Owned Media has been dismissed . California Senior U.S. District Judge Terry Hatter Jr. was very terse in his ruling, stating that the defendants were unable to come up with any evidence to prove their claims of racial discrimination.
  • Rev. Sharpton Will be in Ferguson for March, Vigil

    08/03/2015 1:19:32 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 11 replies
    CBS Local ^ | August 3, 2015 | by Brad Choat
    Just because he hasnt been in Ferguson much over the last year, doesnt mean Reverend Al Sharpton has forgotten about the Michael Brown family and whats happened in the region since Browns death last August 9th. Thats according to pastor Carlton Lee, the Ferguson chapter president for Sharptons National Action Network. Rev (Sharpton) has been extremely, extremely busy, Lee says.
  • Al Sharpton on what Donald Trump could learn from James Brown

    08/03/2015 8:29:50 AM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 36 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 21, 2015 | Janell Ross
    "... advice that Sharpton thinks Donald Trump could use now." James Brown said to me, Reverend, let me tell you something. Theres a difference between the lounge act and the acts that play the main room. Were at Caesars Palace. Im about 19 - 20 years old. And I said, What do you mean? Youve got to be ready. You gotta have choreography. You gotta be rehearsed. You gotta have polish, Sharpton said Brown told him. [But] when you get on the main stage, Reverend, whatever you did to get out [of] the lounge, dont do that on the main...
  • Black Activists in Detroit Blame Democrats for Violence

    07/14/2015 8:35:54 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 35 replies
    Red Statements ^ | June 24, 2015 | Steve Ahle
    Black activists got angry when the Detroit Police Chief James Craig called the people responsible for shooting 12 people on a playground killing one of them urban terrorists. They complained about the insult and want him to apologize. Craig refused to back down and stuck to his guns. Craig said quite bluntly: You will allow this to continue if you do nothing. It must stop now. Thats when the president of the Detroit National Action Network (founded by Al Sharpton) Rev. Charles Williams took umbrage to Craigs assertions that these thugs are urban terrorists: We want to make it...
  • Kid Rock To Confederate Flag Protesters 'Kiss My A**' -

    07/09/2015 11:07:15 AM PDT · by Cubs Fan · 126 replies
    Kid Rock, who has been under fire for his use of the Confederate flag, sent Megyn Kelly a message to those protesting against him. His message was "Please tell the people who are protesting to "kiss my ass."
  • Essence Music Festival to Get Serious on Black Lives

    07/01/2015 9:17:04 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Time Magazine ^ | July 1, 2015 | Maya Rhodan
    Much of the annual 4-day event will focus on the black lives matter movement.Civil rights leaders will join survivors of tragedy for a frank discussion on the black lives matter movement in New Orleans this week. The 21st annual Essence Music Festival, hosted every Fourth of July weekend, will take on a more serious tone during a series of daytime events at the Ernest Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. At the festivals Empowerment Series, Rev. Al Sharpton will share a stage with Sybrina Fulton, mother of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin, in conversations on injustices facing the black community....
  • Sharpton To Visit Charleston, Will "Do Whatever Is Helpful To Families And Situation"

    06/17/2015 11:34:22 PM PDT · by House Atreides · 29 replies
    MSNBC Real Clear Politics ^ | June 18, 2015 | MSNBC
    "Do you have any plans to go down there?" a MSNBC anchor asked Sharpton. "Again, I'm back and forth on the phone. I will do whatever is helpful to the families and the situation," Sharpton said. UPDATE: Local news reports Sharpton will indeed visit Charleston.