After hosting memorials in Minnesota and North Carolina, the family and friends gathered of George Floyd gathered for one more final time in Houston, Texas, earlier this week for the funeral laying Floyd's remains to rest. Following a public viewing on Monday in which over 6,000 mourners paid their respects, George Floyd was laid to rest at the Fountain of Praise church in his home town of Houston on Tuesday (Jun 9). The nearly three-hour event was filled with moments of encouragement, comfort, and reflection as speakers came to share their condolences with the Floyd family. Hundreds of mourners filled the pews for the 11 a.m. service, as his family, friends, and prominent guests, including Jamie Foxx, Channing Tatum, and Al. B. Sure celebrated the life of the 46-year-old and called for a total reform of the police practices that led to an officer pressing his knee into Floyd’s neck for eight minutes, killing him.
Reverend Al Sharpton took the entire world to church!
Travis Scott might seriously want to reconsider his upcoming participation in this year’s Super Bowl halftime show. With Meek Mill and Jay-Z reportedly not fond of the idea, Al Sharpton is the latest big name calling out the Astroworld rapper.
The Rev. Al Sharpton didn’t waste any time breaking his silence after the news of him being a paid FBI informant broke wide open yesterday, April 7.
Reportedly, Reverend Al Sharpton is a former paid FBI Mafia informant. Needless to say the report making this claim had plenty of jaw-dropping passages.
As expected, Lord Jamar wasn’t the only celebrity disgusted with Kanye West’s Confederate flag gear. The good Reverend Al Sharpton has caught wind of Kanye’s controversial clothing and apparantly he’s livid.
For years, leaders such as Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, and Stokely Carmichael brazenly and heroically spoke out and became powerful men who influenced great change, for the betterment of all people. What if today’s rappers spoke out to regain unity and create great movements?
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FOX News host Bill O’Reilly made an appearance at Reverend Al Sharpton’s conference for his National Action Network Wednesday and received a less than warm welcome. The talking head of “The O’Reilly Factor” was booed by the crowd after making comments on racism saying that America had moved on and that, “Black people need to […]
Dr. Boyce Watkins, the founder of the Your Black World Coalition and the initiator of the National Conversation on Race, has been a supporter of President Obama but never one scared to call him out when he needs to be. Here he gives his view on what Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. would have thought […]
Gilbert Arenas is using his newly acquired free time, having just been suspended indefinitely from the NBA, to air out one of America’s least famous civil leaders. Just one day before NBA Commissioner David Stern commenced to halt Arenas’ cash flow, Reverend Al Sharpton suggested that the NBA lower the proverbial hammer on the All-Star […]
Today while hanging out with Rev. Al Sharpton in the studio, I found my mind reflecting deeply on the recent drama between Tiger Woods and his wife, Elin Nordegren. In spite of the fact that I was sitting next to the man who epitomizes race relations in America, no one brought up the fact that […]