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Entries by Rev. Al Sharpton from 06/2011

Sentencing Disparity On Its Way Out -- And It's About Time

| Posted 06.02.2011 | Politics

Somewhere in a U.S. prison today, a young Black man sits behind bars counting down the days till he sees freedom. He has become hardened and likely more dangerous while his White cellmate was released years prior for virtually the same crime.

History in the Making

| Posted 06.09.2011 | Politics

While people of color and the traditionally marginalized make enormous strides with access to places never even imaginable before, the working class and poor are still under attack in extraordinary and systematic ways.

The True Election Fraud

| Posted 06.17.2011 | Politics

In an attempt to stifle our advancement and revert change, many conservative leaders are enacting new laws that make it just as difficult for the already disenfranchised to vote today as it was decades ago.

The Way Forward at Home

| Posted 06.24.2011 | Politics

Though we may not be leaving Afghanistan completely at the moment, the president is taking the appropriate initial steps.