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Reverend Al Sharpton        

African-American Preacher & Activist; Foremost Civil Rights Leader; Radio Host on SiriusXM Urban View

Reverend Al Sharpton is a civil rights activist, Baptist minister, talk show host, and politician. He currently serves as the president of the National Action Network (NAN), a not-for-profit civil rights organization with over 100 chapters across the country, which he founded in 1991. A disciple of the teachings of Dr. King, Reverend Sharpton’s involvement with the Civil Rights Movement spans nearly half a century, beginning at the age of thirteen when he was appointed youth director of New York’s Operation Breadbasket -- the economic arm of Dr. King’s Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). Over the years, he has fought for voting rights, equity in education and healthcare, LGBTQIA+ rights, and has championed police reform and accountability by calling for the elimination of unjust policies like “Stop-and-Frisk.” Reverend Sharpton has also led several historic and groundbreaking political campaigns, running for US Senate in 1992 and 1994, mayor of New York City in 1997, and president in 2004. During Obama’s presidency, Reverend Sharpton acted as an advisor to the Obama administration on race issues, and repeatedly defended the president against critics who felt Obama was not doing enough to support Black communities across America.


Fox News Cohosts: Jesus Wasn't A Refugee, His Family Just ...
Before you head to church today, remember to thank God for his son, Jesus a refugee who fled to Egypt. — Reverend Al Sharpton (@TheRevAl) January 29, ...
Trump calls Rev. Al Sharpton to thank him for on-air remarks - NY ...
Add the Rev. Al Sharpton to the list of people to hear from the nation's next president.
Rev. Al Sharpton to host rally ahead of inauguration: 'There must be ...
Rev. Al Sharpton will bring together prominent black activist groups for a rally ahead of Inauguration Day, setting the stage for what he says will be a full-force ...
Sharpton to lead protest on Hollywood diversity at Oscars
The Rev. Al Sharpton's agenda is endlessly crowded — Black Lives Matter, voting rights, meeting with presidential candidates, even celebrating Ray Charles at the White House — but he's taking time out to deliver a scolding to Hollywood for its dismal diversity record on the most important night of its year: Oscars night.
Rev. Al Sharpton meets with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, both looking for his endorsement in presidential race
Over the past week, the Rev. Al Sharpton has had sit-downs with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, both of whom are looking for his endorsement in the tight race for the Democratic nomination.
MSNBC Moves Reverend Al Sharpton To Sunday Mornings | Variety
MSNBC is moving a daily program hosted by Reverend Al Sharpton to Sunday mornings as it focuses more squarely on breaking news.

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