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Reducing Gun Violence and Reforming Our Criminal Justice System Simultaneously

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 10.05.2016 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

I can cite facts and figures all day long depicting the disparity in which different communities are policed, who gets stopped, who gets frisked, who gets arrested, who can afford an attorney and what actual crime rates are broken down by various categories including race and ethnicity. Bottom line is, our criminal justice system is unbalanced, broken and in need of immediate repair.

The Absurd Reason Conservatives Want To Boycott Ritz Crackers

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.07.2013 | Black Voices

A conservative group is calling for the boycott of Ritz Crackers because its parent company sponsors Reverend Al Sharpton's MSNBC show, and because Sh...

WATCH: Al Sharpton's Open Letter To Bill O'Reilly

Posted 07.31.2013 | Black Voices

In recent weeks racial disparities in America’s criminal justice system have been a reoccurring and controversial topic among news pundits. Among th...

Dem Congressman Blames 'Legislative Constipation' On Republicans

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) thinks Republicans are doing a number on the nation's body politic. "There's no question that Republicans, at least in...

Kurtz Confounds With Criticism of MSNBC, Sharpton, but Not Trayvon Martin Smears

Mark Thompson | Posted 05.27.2012 | Media
Mark Thompson

While Howard Kurtz has had an esteemed career as a media critic, his TV and tweet critique of MSNBC and the Rev. Al Sharpton Sunday seems like an attempt to appear balanced purely for the sake of appearing balanced.

Al Sharpton Blasts Governor Scott Walker For 'Bogus Claims'

Posted 02.27.2012 | Media

Al Sharpton laid into Republican Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin for, according to Sharpton, spewing 'bogus claims' on Fox News' morning show "Fox ...

Trymaine Lee

The Rebirth Of Rev. Al Sharpton | Trymaine Lee | Posted 12.19.2011 | Black Voices

At 57, the Rev. Al Sharpton is a long way from the young, overweight firebrand and street activist, known for his perfectly coiffed 'do and his closet...

Al Sharpton's Wacky New Commercial

Posted 11.23.2011 | Media

Al Sharpton has released quite the ad for MSNBC's "Lean Forward" campaign. The commercial spots have a distinct style. They feature network hosts l...