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Alfred Charles "Al" Sharpton, Jr. (born October 3, 1954) is an American Baptist minister, civil rights activist, television/radio talk show host and a trusted White House adviser who, according to 60 Minutes, has become President Barack Obama's "go-to black leader." In 2004, he was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the U.S.

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To act as if the President is anything less than the President of the United States until January 20, 2017. He cannot be minimized, marginalized or disregarded without doing the same to the American people.

Al Sharpton

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1 year ago

Politics

We are not a monolithic people.

Al Sharpton

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1 year ago

Politics

What do I want? Nothing! i've been to the White House for Christmas and the Super Bowl with the first black president, had more access than any civil rights leader in history. What can Hillary or any other president do for me?

Al Sharpton

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1 year ago

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It would be interesting. Bloomberg is one of the few people who could pull off a credible independent candidacy for president, for African-Americans and Latino voters, a 50-state run will enhance our leverage and get our interests addressed. We wouldn't just be focusing on a few primary states.

Al Sharpton

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1 year ago

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For African-Americans and Latino voters, a 50-state run will enhance our leverage and get our interests addressed. We wouldn't just be focusing on a few primary states.

Al Sharpton

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1 year ago

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If we do not stop this policing problem it doesn't matter if it's a rich area, a poor area, a white area, a black area, this has got to stop because it's going on everywhere.

Al Sharpton

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2 years ago

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I thought my coming might give a sense of unity in the city ; that we can disagree on cases and on policies but that we are united that the senseless and ruthless killing of officers like your son must be denounced, it is clear though after reading several articles that some union leaders and some others want to turn Al Sharpton and Al Sharpton pastor’s noble efforts into some kind of confrontation or sideshow.

Al Sharpton

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2 years ago

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The lack of diversity in today’s Oscar nominations is appalling, and while it is good that 'Selma' was nominated for Best Picture, it’s ironic that they nominated a story about the racial shutout around voting while there is a racial shutout around the Oscar nominations, with all of the talent in 'Selma' and other Black movies this year, it is hard to believe that we have less diversity in the nominations today than in recent history.

Al Sharpton

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2 years ago

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The lack of diversity in today’s Oscar nominations is appalling, and while it is good that Selma was nominated for ‘Best Picture,’ it’s ironic that they nominated a story about the racial shutout around voting while there is a racial shutout around the Oscar nominations, with all of the talent in 'Selma' and other Black movies this year, it is hard to believe that we have less diversity in the nominations today than in recent history.

Al Sharpton

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2 years ago

Entertainment

With all of the talent in 'Selma' and other Black movies this year, it is hard to believe that we have less diversity in the nominations today than in recent history.

Al Sharpton

Found on FOX News
2 years ago

Entertainment

He was a philosopher at heart that always saw the bigger picture. Even when we would engage in debate I felt he was playing chess while I was playing checkers, mario, you have earned it and your place in history is secure. You can now sleep with the greats.

Al Sharpton

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2 years ago

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Is a vigil a protest? Is a rally?

Al Sharpton

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2 years ago

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Our thoughts and prayers go out to the officers' families during this incredibly difficult time. any use of the names of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, in connection with any violence or killing of police, is reprehensible and against the pursuit of justice in both cases.

Al Sharpton

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2 years ago

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Any use of the names of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, in connection with any violence or killing of police, is reprehensible and against the pursuit of justice in both cases.

Al Sharpton

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2 years ago

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