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Rev. Al Sharpton led a protest in Florida on Wednesday (Feb. 15) aimed at criticizing the state's racist erasure of Black history.
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.
The service takes place after a week of global protests sparked by the Houston native's murder in South Minneapolis by police.
Charlamagne Tha God Feels Black People Need To Legally Strap Up To Avoid Becoming Another Ahmaud Arbery
Though both his caucasian killers have since been arrested for his unjust murder, a conviction isn't exactly guaranteed as we learned when George Zimmerman was found innocent for the murder of Trayvon Martin. But is this racial disparity in America the reason behind Black men and women going out and purchasing firearms? Charlamagne Tha God seems to think it's a factor and truth be told, he's not wrong.
President Donald Trump made an impressive gaffe even by his standards after blasting the city of Baltimore by calling it “a rat and rodent infested mess,” this after Rep. Elijah Cummings who represents the 7th District ripped Trump’s border policy. With Rev. Al Sharpton heading to Baltimore to support its citizens in the wake of […]
Rev. Al Sharpton will lend his assistance to Meek Mill and the rapper's attorney regarding what some feel was a harsh sentence from the judge.
The Reverend Al Sharpton said that President-Elect Donald Trump reached out to him by phone, a move that surprised the veteran civil rights leader and media figure. Sharpton shared details of the call with The New York Daily News, and he said they both discussed their glaring political differences.
The racial profiling scandal that has exploded in the last week regarding high-end department store Barneys culminated into a meeting with community leaders on Tuesday (Oct. 29). Rev. Al Sharpton and others met with the CEO of Barneys New York to discuss the accusations of black shoppers that claim the store unfairly targeted them because […]
Civil rights activist and MSNBC‘s PoliticsNation host Rev. Al Sharpton makes his latest entry into the literary world with his upcoming third book, The Rejected Stone: Al Sharpton And The Path To American Leadership.
Last weekend’s “Realize The Dream” march in Washington stood as a celebratory reminder of the 50 years that’s passed since Dr. Martin Luther King‘s “I Have A Dream” speech. Fox News host Bill O’Reilly blasted Rev. Al Sharpton‘s National Action Network for the event, blamed broken black families for not taking “personal responsibility” and more.
A Bronx judge has thrown out the criminal case against an NYPD officer accused in the fatal shooting death of an 18-year-old. The manslaughter indictment was tossed due to a mistake made by the district attorney, ABC News reports.
Pepsi officials will meet today (May 8) with Emmett Till’s family along with civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton. The beverage company has suffered a pair of recent media blows after controversies involving Lil Wayne and Tyler, The Creator became part of the national conversation.