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Al Sharpton

Al Sharpton, November 2007
Born Alfred Charles Sharpton, Jr.
October 3, 1954 (1954-10-03) (age 55)
Brooklyn, New York,
United States
Residence New York, NY
Occupation Baptist minister, civil rights/social justice activist, radio talk show host
Political party Democratic
Religious beliefs Baptist
Spouse(s) Kathy Jordan
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  • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
  • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Sharpton shows Shankbone photos of civil rights leaders and his family ].
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Reverend Al Sharpton always talks about equal right.
  • Al Sharpton wants NFL to ban limbaugh - CBSSports.com Message Boards 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.cbssports.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[1][2] .In 2004, he was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. presidential election.^ He also ran for the Democratic presidential nomination in '04.
  • Tavis Smiley . Shows . Rev. Al Sharpton . July 29, 2004 | PBS 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.pbs.org [Source type: Original source]

^ In 2004 he ran in the Democratic presidential primaries.
  • Al Sharpton News - The New York Times 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC topics.nytimes.com [Source type: News]

^ Pentecostal minister Democratic primary candidate(2004) Civil rights activist Emancipation Proclamation enthusiast Join the conversation!
  • Al Sharpton's Blog on News Groper - Fake Sharpton Parody, Metaphorical Humor, Dolphin Fighting Satire 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.newsgroper.com [Source type: General]
  • Al Sharpton's Blog on News Groper - Fake Sharpton Parody, Metaphorical Humor, Dolphin Fighting Satire 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.newsgroper.com [Source type: General]

.He hosts his own radio talk show, Keepin’ It Real,[3] and he makes regular guest appearances on Fox News (such as The O'Reilly Factor[4][5][6]) CNN, and MSNBC.^ I can sit here in New York and talk with you, people of two different races, which when I was born there were laws that prohibited such associations.
  • Al Sharpton is my guide | PeterDavid.net 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.peterdavid.net [Source type: Original source]

^ Sharpton is also a nationally-syndicated radio host, T.V. personality and columnist, with three popular radio shows broadcasted throughout the country, a regular television show featured on TV One, and a column that appears in national newspapers and is facing syndication.
  • ReverendAlSharpton - Al Sharpton - BlackPlanet.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.blackplanet.com [Source type: General]

^ Your assertion: "Jesse and Al have made mistakes, but they didn't do it as a host of a TV or Radio Show."
  • BBC - Will & Testament: Shock Jock Racism 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.bbc.co.uk [Source type: General]

Sharpton's supporters praise "his ability and willingness to defy the power structure that is seen as the cause of their suffering"[7] and consider him "a man who is willing to tell it like it is".[7] Former New York Mayor Ed Koch, a one-time foe, said that Sharpton deserves the respect he enjoys among African-Americans: "He is willing to go to jail for them, and he is there when they need him."[8]
.His critics describe him as "a political radical who is to blame, in part, for the deterioration of race relations".[9] Sociologist Orlando Patterson has referred to him as a racial arsonist,[10] while liberal columnist Derrick Z. Jackson has called him the black equivalent of Richard Nixon and Pat Robertson.^ I can’t recall him calling any race a monkey.
  • Al Sharpton: Say no to Rush Limbaugh's NFL bid | Political Insider 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC blogs.ajc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ But the real impetus seems to be some effective mau-mauing on the part of Al Sharpton , who claims to have called Stern personally to pressure him to get tough with ...

^ The future of the Party will then be in the hands, not of Rev. Al Sharpton who does not seek to destroy it, but of the men and women who have disrespected Black voters for the better part of a lifetime.
  • The Black Commentator: The Rev. Al Sharpton and the Democrats 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.counterpunch.org [Source type: Original source]

[10] Sharpton sees much of the criticism as a sign of his effectiveness. ."In many ways, what they consider criticism is complimenting my job," he said.^ So in many ways, what they consider criticism is complimenting my job.
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

^ So, I saw my job as galvanizing that part of the 40%, so that they can concentrate on the 10%, because there's nothing I said that turns the 10% off.
  • Tavis Smiley . Shows . Rev. Al Sharpton . July 29, 2004 | PBS 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.pbs.org [Source type: Original source]

^ And as he said at VMI this week, "Having done this for so many years, it would be dishonorable of me not to support the surge and also would be against my country's national security interest."
  • RealClearPolitics - Articles - Carl Levin, Lindsey Graham, Al Sharpton, Roundtable 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.realclearpolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

."An activist’s job is to make public civil rights issues until there can be a climate for change."^ It was a civil rights issue.
  • Newt Discusses Education with Arne Duncan and Al Sharpton on Meet the Press 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC newt.org [Source type: Original source]

^ He is also a well-known civil rights activist.
  • Al Sharpton : Al Sharpton News and Photos - Courant.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.courant.com [Source type: News]

^ American civil rights activist and minister.
  • Al Sharpton (American minister, politician, and civil rights activist) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.britannica.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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Contents

Personal and religious life

What I do functionally is what Dr. King, Reverend Jackson and the movement are all about; but I learned manhood from James Brown. .I always say that James Brown taught me how to be a man.^ James Brown was a man's man.

^ James Brown taught me about being a man.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I always say that James Brown taught me how to be a man.
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

—Sharpton on Brown as a father figure., [11]

Alfred Charles Sharpton Jr. was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Alfred Charles Sharpton, Sr. and Ada Sharpton.[12] .He preached his first sermon at the age of four and toured with gospel singer Mahalia Jackson.^ DS: What was that like touring with Mahalia Jackson?
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

^ He was ordained at age 10 and preached on tour with Mahalia Jackson.
  • Tavis Smiley . Shows . Rev. Al Sharpton . July 29, 2004 | PBS 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.pbs.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Called to the ministry at an early age, young Al started preaching at the age of 4, was ordained at 9, and went on tour as a child with gospel singer Mahalia Jackson.
  • Reverend Al Sharpton - The Murder in Black and White Interview 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC reviews.aalbc.com [Source type: Original source]
  • Interview: Al Sharpton On Murder In Black And White 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC blackstarnews.com [Source type: Original source]

[13]
.In 1963, Sharpton's father left his wife to have a relationship with Sharpton's half-sister.^ Sharpton's half sister.
  • The Left Coaster: Slappin' The Donkey With Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theleftcoaster.com [Source type: News]

.Ada Sharpton took a job as a maid, but her income was so low that the family qualified for welfare and had to move from middle class Hollis, Queens, to the public housing projects in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn.^ The Sharpton family moved on up to Hollis, Queens where they occupied a ten-room house.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Ada moved her family to Brooklyn and applied for welfare.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Focus welfare on child care & low-income housing.
  • Al Sharpton on the Issues 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC senate.ontheissues.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[14]
.Sharpton graduated from Samuel J. Tilden High School in Brooklyn, and attended Brooklyn College, dropping out after two years in 1975.[15] He became a tour manager for James Brown in 1971, where he met his future wife, Kathy Jordan, who was a backup singer.^ Al and Kathy Jordan Sharpton have two daughters, Dominique, and Ashley.
  • MySpace - Rev. Al Sharpton - 55 - Male - NEW YORK, New York - myspace.com/therevalsharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ James Brown lucked out.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ (By alma mater, I of course mean metaphorically -- I dropped out of Brooklyn college to tour with James Brown and never graduated college.
  • Al Sharpton's Blog on News Groper - Fake Sharpton Parody, Metaphorical Humor, Dolphin Fighting Satire 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.newsgroper.com [Source type: General]

[16] Sharpton and Jordan married in 1980.[17] The couple separated in 2004.[18]
.Sharpton was licensed and ordained a Pentecostal minister by Bishop F.D. Washington at the age of nine[19] or ten.^ EDWARDS: You were ordained a Pentecostal minister by age nine?
  • NPR : Al Sharpton Interview Transcript, The 2004 Democratic Presidential Candidates 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.npr.org [Source type: Original source]

^ He was licensed and ordained at age nine.
  • Rev. Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ SHARPTON: Yes, my ordination in the Church of God in Christ was at age nine and I later became a Baptist minister, which I am today.
  • NPR : Al Sharpton Interview Transcript, The 2004 Democratic Presidential Candidates 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.npr.org [Source type: Original source]

[20] .After Bishop Washington's death in the late 1980s, Sharpton became a Baptist.^ SHARPTON: Yes, my ordination in the Church of God in Christ was at age nine and I later became a Baptist minister, which I am today.
  • NPR : Al Sharpton Interview Transcript, The 2004 Democratic Presidential Candidates 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.npr.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Bishop F.D. Washington , who was the bishop of the church, had about 5,000 members in the late fifties and early sixties.
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

^ So he brought me to Reverend William Jones , who was head of Operation Breadbasket, SCLC, in New York, who later became my pastor after Bishop Washington died.
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

He was re-baptized as a member of the Bethany Baptist Church in 1994 by the Reverend William .Jones[21] and became a Baptist minister.^ SHARPTON: Yes, my ordination in the Church of God in Christ was at age nine and I later became a Baptist minister, which I am today.
  • NPR : Al Sharpton Interview Transcript, The 2004 Democratic Presidential Candidates 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.npr.org [Source type: Original source]

[19][22]
.During 2007, Sharpton participated in a public debate with Christopher Hitchens, who is an atheist, and Sharpton defended his religious faith and his belief in the existence of God.^ He was at the debate with Sharpton because he IS an atheist.
  • Bloodthirsty Liberal » The Amazing Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC bloodthirstyliberal.com [Source type: News]

^ As Mr. Romney, who is a Mormon, campaigned in northern and central Iowa, reporters sought his reaction to what Mr. Sharpton had said during a debate on atheism and religious beliefs with columnist Christopher Hitchens, the author of a new book, “God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything,” at the New York Public Library on Monday.

^ Taking the atheist position was Christopher Hitchens, the journalist and author of a new book arguing that “religion poisons everything.” In defense of God was none other than the Rev. Al Sharpton, a man of the cloth who is perhaps even better known for his political and civil rights activism than for his training as a preacher.

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Assassination attempt

.On January 12, 1991, Sharpton escaped serious injury when he was stabbed in the chest by Michael Riccardi while Sharpton was preparing to lead a protest through Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York.^ In 1991, three years later, as he prepared to lead a demonstration through Bensonhurst, Sharpton was stabbed in the chest by a white man and was nearly killed.
  • The Left Coaster: Slappin' The Donkey With Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theleftcoaster.com [Source type: News]

^ Sharpton has ran several political campaigns including the New York United States Senate seat in 1988, 1992 and 1994.
  • Rev. Al Sharpton: Annoying, loud and egotistical - one of the biggest political stars at MondoStars.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.mondostars.com [Source type: General]

^ NEW YORK (AP) - Hundreds of angry people marched through Harlem on Saturday after the Rev. Al Sharpton promised to "close this city down" to protest the acquittals of three police detectives in the 50-shot barrage that killed a groom on his wedding day and wounded two friends.
  • REV. AL SHARPTON: "WE'RE GONNA SHUT NEW YORK CITY DOWN" 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.godlikeproductions.com [Source type: General]

.The intoxicated attacker was apprehended by Sharpton's aides and handed over to police who were present for the planned protest.^ Sharpton, who planned an extensive week of campaigning in the state was forced to cancel 2 days worth of events because of severe weather.
  • Inside Al Sharpton’s campaign- msnbc.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.msnbc.msn.com [Source type: News]

^ Reverend Al Sharpton is a fiery orator and activist from New York City who became famous in the 1980s for his protests against police brutality and racial injustice.
  • Al Sharpton - Kosmix : Reference, Videos, Images, News, Shopping and more... 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.kosmix.com [Source type: General]

^ McKinnon, 39, who served for the past year and a half as Al Sharpton's right-hand man, appears to be a credible witness.
  • Trials of Tawana - Dark Secrets, Sex Scandals, Al Sharpton, Tawana Brawley : People.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.people.com [Source type: News]

.Sharpton, although forgiving his attacker and pleading for leniency on his behalf, filed suit against New York City alleging that the many police present had failed to protect him from his attacker.^ I am alive and well in New York City," said Sharpton.
  • Inside Al Sharpton’s campaign- msnbc.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.msnbc.msn.com [Source type: News]

^ GREGORY: In New York City, in your city...
  • Newt Discusses Education with Arne Duncan and Al Sharpton on Meet the Press 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC newt.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Sharpton has ran several political campaigns including the New York United States Senate seat in 1988, 1992 and 1994.
  • Rev. Al Sharpton: Annoying, loud and egotistical - one of the biggest political stars at MondoStars.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.mondostars.com [Source type: General]

.In December 2003 he finally reached a $200,000 settlement[25] with the city just as jury selection was about to start.^ They made commitments that they would reach political settlements on oil revenues, on power sharing and on other things by last December.
  • RealClearPolitics - Articles - Carl Levin, Lindsey Graham, Al Sharpton, Roundtable 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.realclearpolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

^ See, I'm already starting to get a little pissed off just thinking about it.
  • Al Sharpton's Blog on News Groper - Fake Sharpton Parody, Metaphorical Humor, Dolphin Fighting Satire 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.newsgroper.com [Source type: General]

^ Les said the prosecution had just as much input on jury selection as the defense.
  • Al Sharpton: If Vick Were White [Archive] - Sean Hannity Discussion 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC forums.hannity.com [Source type: General]

Indirect familial relation to Strom Thurmond

.In February 2007, genealogists using the website Ancestry.com discovered that Sharpton's great-grandfather, Coleman Sharpton, was a slave owned by Julia Thurmond, whose grandfather was Strom Thurmond's great-great-grandfather.^ Julia Thurmond Sharpton is Strom Thurmond’s first cousin twice removed.” .
  • Slavery links Al Sharpton, Strom Thurmond < PopWire | PopMatters 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.popmatters.com [Source type: General]

^ His great-grandfather, Coleman Sharpton, was a slave in South Carolina.
  • Slavery links Al Sharpton, Strom Thurmond < PopWire | PopMatters 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.popmatters.com [Source type: General]

^ Julia Thurmond Sharpton’s grandfather and Strom Thurmond’s great-great-grandfather, William Thurmond, are the same man,” Smolenyak explained.
  • Slavery links Al Sharpton, Strom Thurmond < PopWire | PopMatters 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.popmatters.com [Source type: General]

.Coleman Sharpton was later freed during the Civil War.^ He had a son whom he named Coleman Sharpton Jr., who worked as a turpentine dipper and eventually worked as a Florida grocery-store owner during the Depression.
  • Slavery links Al Sharpton, Strom Thurmond < PopWire | PopMatters 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.popmatters.com [Source type: General]

^ They unearthed historic documents, including an 1861 slave contract that confirmed that Coleman Sharpton was indeed sent from Edgefield County, S.C., to Liberty County, Fla., where he would work until given his freedom at the end of the Civil War.
  • Slavery links Al Sharpton, Strom Thurmond < PopWire | PopMatters 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.popmatters.com [Source type: General]

.Thurmond was notable as the longest serving Senator (at the time of his death) who was a major advocate of racial segregation during the middle of the twentieth century.^ That riot made big news in Australia at the time because of the death of Rosenbaum the Melbourne man who was murdered, and then his murderer was found not guilty.....
  • Al Sharpton Threatens Defamation Lawsuit Against Rush Limbaugh | NewsBusters.org 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC newsbusters.org [Source type: General]

^ CNN.com : Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid apologized Saturday for making racially insensitive remarks about Barack Obama during the presidential campaign.
  • Al Sharpton - Activism - US - news 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.wikio.com [Source type: General]

^ Sharpton, who rejected an offer to plead guilty for time served (he was held for 5 1/2 hours), said , " We wanted to stop violence, not cause violence.
  • Al Sharpton coverage by Gothamist 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC gothamist.com [Source type: General]

[26] .Thurmond's illegitimate daughter, Essie Mae Washington-Williams, stated she would welcome Sharpton to the family if a DNA test shows he is a relative.^ The child that Sharpton was referring to is Essie Mae Washington Williams, now 82.
  • Slavery links Al Sharpton, Strom Thurmond < PopWire | PopMatters 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.popmatters.com [Source type: General]

^ It, to me, is a glaring contradiction that we would fight, and rightfully so, to get the right to vote for the people in the capital of Iraq in Baghdad, but still don't give the federal right to vote for the people in the capital of the United States, in Washington, D.C. .
  • Text of Al Sharpton's Address to the Democratic National Convention (washingtonpost.com) 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.washingtonpost.com [Source type: News]

^ SHARPTON: It would have to be paid out of the United States government's budget, but again the premise must be because we guarantee that as a right.
  • NPR : Al Sharpton Interview Transcript, The 2004 Democratic Presidential Candidates 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.npr.org [Source type: Original source]

[27] .In an interview, Sharpton said he has no plans for the DNA test to see if he is related.^ This morning I was listening to a phone interview a Fox News reporter was having with Al Sharpton about the recent controversy over a new book that relates how...
  • Al Sharpton - Activism - US - news 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.wikio.com [Source type: General]

^ As I said above, I hope not, because if you think Arpaio is a media whore, you should see Sharpton at full speed.
  • Phoenix - Feathered Bastard - Al Sharpton, Mary Rose Wilcox, ACORN's Bertha Lewis, and Others Blast Joe Arpaio on Media Conference Call 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com [Source type: General]

^ He said to an interviewer in 1997, I know that Sharpton doesnt care how I feel.
  • NATIONAL REVIEW: FEATURE ARTICLE JAY NORDLINGER ON THE RISE TO POWER OF AL SHARPTON March 20, 2000 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: News]

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.The Sharpton family name originated with Coleman Sharpton's previous slave-owner, who was named Alexander Sharpton.^ And the reason was that there was this woman, her last name was Thurmond-Sharpton, who had actually—her husband had died.
  • New York Times Columnist Bob Herbert on Al Sharpton's Ancestral Link to Strom Thurmond, Sean Bell, and the Clinton-Obama Race 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC i1.democracynow.org [Source type: General]

^ He is just a little xtion media whore who is giving the original Tony Perkins a bad name…..
  • Al Sharpton Fears For Anderson Cooper's Soul / Queerty 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.queerty.com [Source type: General]

^ Credico recalls that Stone "mentioned Halloran's name," dumping on the inexperienced consultant, Roberto Ramirez, who Sharpton was then using.
  • Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.oilempire.us [Source type: News]
  • Sleeping With the GOP: A Bush Covert Operative Takes Over Al Sharpton's Campaign 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.commondreams.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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Michael Jackson

.Speaking at the Michael Jackson memorial service on July 7, 2009, Sharpton received a standing ovation for a rousing eulogy, which included telling Jackson's children from the stage, "Wasn't nothing strange about your Daddy.^ It was strange what your daddy had to deal with, but he dealt with it."
  • Al Sharpton // Current 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC current.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Michael jackson memorial service - rev. .
  • Al Sharpton - Kosmix : Reference, Videos, Images, News, Shopping and more... 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.kosmix.com [Source type: General]

^ AMEN! To his children "There was nothing strange about your daddy.
  • Al Sharpton // Current 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC current.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.It was strange what your Daddy had to deal with.^ It was strange what your daddy had to deal with, but he dealt with it.” A noble stance!
  • Al Sharpton Defends Michael Jackson. Sometimes. at Deceiver.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC deceiver.com [Source type: General]

^ Nedra 7-8-2009 12:41 pm ” There is nothing strange about your daddy, what was strange was what your daddy had to deal with” If this doesn’t take the speck out of our own eyes first then i don’t know what will… .
  • VIDEO: Reverend Al Sharpton Boldly Defends MJ’s Legacy | ELEV8 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC elev8.com [Source type: General]

^ I like how he human MJ. “There wasnt nothing strange about yo daddy, what was strange was he had to deal with!!!” I was standing up clapping like I was in church.
  • VIDEO: Reverend Al Sharpton Boldly Defends MJ’s Legacy | ELEV8 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC elev8.com [Source type: General]

But he dealt with it anyway."[29]

Activism

.In 1969, Sharpton was appointed by Jesse Jackson as youth director of Operation Breadbasket, a group that focused on the promotion of new and better jobs for African-Americans.^ In early 1969 Sharpton, age 14, was appointed youth director of Breadbasket's New York chapter by Jesse Jackson, who was the organization's national director.
  • He Has a Dream (Page 4) 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.thenation.com [Source type: News]

^ This was an organization that promoted new and better jobs for African- Americans.
  • Al Sharpton - Activism - US - news 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.wikio.com [Source type: General]

^ Alfred Sharpton Profile Al Sharpton’s activist days began in 1969 when he was appointed as youth director of Operation Breadbasket by Jesse Jackson .
  • Al Sharpton - Activism - US - news 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.wikio.com [Source type: General]

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.In 1971, Sharpton founded the National Youth Movement to raise resources for impoverished youth.^ After his awareness to the situation was awoken by Jesse Jackson , Sharpton founded his own movement, the National Youth Movement to raise .
  • Al Sharpton - Activism - US - news 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.wikio.com [Source type: General]

^ Founder, National Youth Movement, 1971.

^ At age sixteen, Sharpton founded the National Youth Movement Inc.
  • MySpace - Rev. Al Sharpton - 55 - Male - NEW YORK, New York - myspace.com/therevalsharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

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Bernhard Goetz

.Bernhard Goetz shot four African-American men on a New York subway train on December 22, 1984, when they approached him and allegedly tried to rob him.^ Goetz refused, stating, “They tried to rob me.” The conductor left.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The New York media hated him.

^ I got close to him when his son, Teddy, a student who had joined my national youth movement in New York, was killed in a car accident.
  • Reverend Al Sharpton - The Murder in Black and White Interview 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC reviews.aalbc.com [Source type: Original source]
  • Interview: Al Sharpton On Murder In Black And White 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC blackstarnews.com [Source type: Original source]

.At his trial Goetz was cleared of all charges except criminal possession of a weapon.^ The two were charged with hate-crime assault and criminal possession of a weapon.
  • Al Sharpton coverage by Gothamist 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC gothamist.com [Source type: General]

^ In the end, the police made several arrests in Bensonhurst; all were charged with assault, riot, civil rights violations, menacing, aggravated harassment, and criminal possession of a weapon.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ At his criminal trial, Goetz confessed to the shooting, but argued that his action fell under New York State’s self-defense statute.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Sharpton led several marches protesting what he saw as the weak prosecution of the case.^ To have Al Sharpton also removed from the airwaves for refusing to apologize to several white officers for the Twana Brawley case even after he was forced by a court to pay a fine for his behavior.
  • BBC - Will & Testament: Shock Jock Racism 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.bbc.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Sharpton’s organization in this state is made up of volunteers who have worked with Sharpton on numerous protests and marches in St. Louis.
  • Inside Al Sharpton’s campaign- msnbc.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.msnbc.msn.com [Source type: News]

^ In 1995, Sharpton led a two-month protest outside of Freddys Fashion Mart in Harlem.
  • The Left Coaster: Slappin' The Donkey With Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theleftcoaster.com [Source type: News]

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.Sharpton and other civil rights leaders said Goetz's actions were racist and requested a federal civil rights investigation.^ Al Sharpton on responsibility, civil rights .
  • Al Sharpton on responsibility, civil rights: The Swamp 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.swamppolitics.com [Source type: General]

^ What do gray civil rights leaders do?
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Other candidates on Civil Rights: .
  • Al Sharpton on Civil Rights 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.issues2000.org [Source type: Original source]

[33] A federal investigation concluded the shooting was due to an attempted robbery and not race.[34]

Howard Beach

.On December 20, 1986, three African-American men were assaulted in the Howard Beach neighborhood of Queens by a mob of white men.^ It was the wee hours of December 20, 1986.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A Death in Howard Beach Even before the Bernhard Goetz criminal verdict, Al Sharpton had moved onto his next project: justice for three young black men, one of whom had been fatally hit by a car while allegedly trying to flee a group of whites in the Queens neighborhood of Howard Beach.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Three young black men had been riding through Howard Beach, when their car broke down in an isolated marsh-like area along Cross Bay Boulevard.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The three men were chased by their attackers onto the Belt Parkway, where one of them, Michael Griffith, was struck and killed by a passing motorist.^ But Sandiford would fare better than Griffith, who in seeking refuge crawled through a three-foot hole in a fence and ran onto the parkway.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ An oncoming motorist traveling at about 55 mph, unable to stop or swerve, struck Griffith, killing him instantly.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ But the white teens got out of the car and chased Griffith and Sandiford through residential streets all the way to 90th Street, whose dead end abutted the Belt Parkway.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[35]
.A week later, on December 27, Sharpton led 1,200 demonstrators on a march through the streets of Howard Beach.^ NEW YORK — In 1989, after a white mob attacked and killed a black teenager in Brooklyn, the Rev. Al Sharpton led black demonstrators down street...

^ They were subsequently arrested, tried several weeks later and sentenced to forty to ninety days-Sharpton received the longest sentence-in federal prison for their protests.
  • MySpace - Rev. Al Sharpton - 55 - Male - NEW YORK, New York - myspace.com/therevalsharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ After Howard Beach, Sharpton helped force the appointment of a special prosecutor.
  • The Left Coaster: Slappin' The Donkey With Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theleftcoaster.com [Source type: News]

.Residents of the neighborhood, who were overwhelmingly white, screamed racial epithets at the protesters, who were largely black.^ Suppose a Black person opened a store in a predominantly white neighborhood.
  • Israpundit » Blog Archive » An Open Letter to Al Sharpton re: Rush Limbaugh 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.israpundit.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Snicker Licker : White girls who only like black guys .
  • Rev Al Sharpton On Tiger Woods - Nik Richie + Dirty Army intel, opinions, gossip, satire, and celebrities 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC thedirty.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ That doesn’t fit the mainstream media’s stereotypical picture of an angry black man who doesn’t like white folks.
  • Interview: Al Sharpton On Murder In Black And White 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC blackstarnews.com [Source type: Original source]

[36] .Sharpton's role in the case, which led to the appointment of a special prosecutor by New York Governor Mario Cuomo after the two surviving victims refused to co-operate with the Queens district attorney, helped propel him to national prominence.^ After Howard Beach, Sharpton helped force the appointment of a special prosecutor.
  • The Left Coaster: Slappin' The Donkey With Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theleftcoaster.com [Source type: News]

^ The New York media hated him.

^ After weeks of pressure, New York Governor Mario Cuomo agreed to appoint a special prosecutor armed with broad subpoena powers.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Tawana Brawley controversy

Al Sharpton to David Shankbone on whether he is tired of hearing about Tawana Brawley.ogg
Al Sharpton interviewed in 2007 on whether he is tired of hearing about Tawana Brawley twenty years later.
.On November 28, 1987, Tawana Brawley, a 15-year-old African American girl, was found smeared with feces, lying in a garbage bag, her clothing torn and burned and with various slurs and epithets written on her body in charcoal.^ The girl was named Tawana Brawley.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Local residents were waking up to a horrifying discovery in their midst: a 15-year-old black girl, lying in a garbage bag, smeared with feces, clothing torn and burned, and covered with racial insults drawn in charcoal.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ To recall the horrid affair: A girl named Tawana Brawley, after staying away from home for several days, smeared herself with dog feces, scrawled racial epithets on her body, and hopped into a garbage bag.
  • NATIONAL REVIEW: FEATURE ARTICLE JAY NORDLINGER ON THE RISE TO POWER OF AL SHARPTON March 20, 2000 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: News]

.Brawley claimed she had been assaulted and raped by six white men, some of them police officers, in the town of Wappinger, New York.^ In a 1987 case, she claimed to have been kidnapped and raped by several white men.
  • The Left Coaster: Slappin' The Donkey With Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theleftcoaster.com [Source type: News]

^ Then she claimed that six white men, including a police officer, had raped and otherwise tormented her.
  • NATIONAL REVIEW: FEATURE ARTICLE JAY NORDLINGER ON THE RISE TO POWER OF AL SHARPTON March 20, 2000 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: News]

^ Sharpton, the Tawana Brawley hoax, and the smearing of New York prosecutor Steve Pagones.
  • Michelle Malkin » The party of Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC michellemalkin.com [Source type: General]

.Attorneys Alton H. Maddox and C. Vernon Mason joined Sharpton in support of Brawley.^ One growing problem for the Brawley clan and for Sharpton, Mason and Maddox was the accumulating mountain of evidence that made them look like a bunch of self-serving liars.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Sharpton declared that to cooperate with Abrams (a Jew) would be “to sit down with Mr. Hitler.” To which Alton Maddox added: “Robert Abrams, you are no longer going to masturbate looking at Tawana Brawley’s picture.” How sweet.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Within weeks, Sharpton, and attorneys C.Vernon Mason and Alton Maddox had snatched representation of the family away from the NAACP, whom the family felt “wasn’t aggressive enough.” Or perhaps the trio held out the promise of a much bigger payday at the taxpayer’s expense.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.A grand jury was convened; after seven months of examining police and medical records, the jury determined that Brawley had fabricated her story.^ I disagreed with the grand jury on Brawley.
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

^ A grand jury patiently listened to seven months of testimony.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ This is a racist hate crime and I hope Eric Holder convenes a federal grand jury and pushes for life without parole for Contessa.
  • Hot Air » Blog Archive » Video: MSNBC mistakes Jesse Jackson for Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC hotair.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Sharpton, Maddox, and Mason accused the Dutchess County prosecutor, Steven Pagones, of racism and of being one of the perpetrators of the alleged abduction and rape.^ Sharpton, at one point, accused a local prosecutor, Steven Pagones, of being one of the rapists.
  • The Left Coaster: Slappin' The Donkey With Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theleftcoaster.com [Source type: News]

^ Sharpton, Maddox and Mason don't care.
  • Trials of Tawana - Dark Secrets, Sex Scandals, Al Sharpton, Tawana Brawley : People.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.people.com [Source type: News]

^ Any money he earns will have to go to Steven Pagonas, per a judgment Pagonas won years ago because Sharpton accused him of raping a girl upstate, when there was no evidence it ever happened.
  • Caroline Kennedy, Al Sharpton dine together in Harlem | Staten Island Featured Entries - Breaking News - - SILive.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.silive.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The three were successfully sued for slander and ordered to pay $345,000 in damages, the jury finding Sharpton liable for making seven defamatory statements about Pagones, Maddox for two, and Mason for one.^ In 1998 Sharpton was ordered to pay Steven Pagones $65,000 in damages.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The alleged incident soon became a media sensation, championed by Reverend Al Sharpton and by attorneys Alton H. Maddox and C. Vernon Mason.
  • BBC - Will & Testament: Shock Jock Racism 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.bbc.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ In 1998 Mr. Sharpton was found guilty of defamation and ordered to pay $65,000 for falsely accusing a New York prosecutor of rape in the 1987 Tawana Brawley case.
  • Al Sharpton Threatens Defamation Lawsuit Against Rush Limbaugh | NewsBusters.org 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC newsbusters.org [Source type: General]
  • Rush Limbaugh: The Race Card, Football and Me - WSJ.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC online.wsj.com [Source type: General]

[37] .Sharpton refused to pay his share of the damages; it was later paid by a number of black business leaders.^ Al Sharpton is not a leader of the black community.
  • XXLmag.com - » Rev. Al Sharpton’s “Day of Outrage” Against Hip-Hop Lyrics Spanned 20 Cities Yesterday 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.xxlmag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Sharpton refused to pay his share.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ To have Al Sharpton also removed from the airwaves for refusing to apologize to several white officers for the Twana Brawley case even after he was forced by a court to pay a fine for his behavior.
  • BBC - Will & Testament: Shock Jock Racism 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.bbc.co.uk [Source type: General]

[38]
.In 2007 Sharpton said he would have accepted the case the same as he does today.^ Sharpton said an acquittal would not be justice.
  • Al Sharpton coverage by Gothamist 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC gothamist.com [Source type: General]

^ PeterGriffin August 29th, 2007, 12:58 pm Only an idiot like Sharpton would make it a race issue.
  • Al Sharpton: If Vick Were White [Archive] - Sean Hannity Discussion 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC forums.hannity.com [Source type: General]

^ He told me that Sharpton was “a gun for hire” and would deliver his people to me for a price; in the same way he delivered black artists to the record labels.
  • » Rush or Reverend Al?… Will the Real Racist Please Stand Up? - Big Government 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC biggovernment.com [Source type: General]

.The only difference would be he would not have made it so personal with Pagones, but he still felt Brawley had a good case to go to trial.^ But he would only go so far.

^ EDWARDS: Well, you are known for other things -- the Tawana Brawley case, for example -- which would bring your judgment into question.
  • NPR : Al Sharpton Interview Transcript, The 2004 Democratic Presidential Candidates 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.npr.org [Source type: Original source]

^ However I am white so obviously I would react differently to the cartoon than a black person.
  • Al Sharpton Is Wrong About the Monkey Cartoon | Mother Jones 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC motherjones.com [Source type: Original source]

."I disagreed with the grand jury on Brawley," said Sharpton in an interview.^ Grand jury said there wasn’t.
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

^ I disagreed with the grand jury on Brawley.
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

^ My comeback always is: I disagreed with the grand jury on Brawley.
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

."I believed there was enough evidence to go to trial.^ Can you believe there are people stupid enough to give their money to this crook?
  • Al Sharpton, "The Poverty Pimp" is at it again! - Corvette Forum 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC forums.corvetteforum.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ GRAHAM: Well, from the evidence I've seen, I don't believe that there was any firing of people to stop an investigation.
  • RealClearPolitics - Articles - Carl Levin, Lindsey Graham, Al Sharpton, Roundtable 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.realclearpolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

^ I believe with so many people exonerated from DNA, the nation is ready to hear that there are others wrongfully convicted where there is no physical DNA evidence.
  • Phoenix News - Al Sharpton Whups Sheriff Joe, and Courtney Bisbee’s Innocence Claim Is Shot Down by a Judge - page 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.phoenixnewtimes.com [Source type: General]

.Grand jury said there wasn’t.^ A jury said he wasn’t.
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Grand jury said there wasn’t.
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

^ There were no indictments in an investigation conducted by a grand jury in October 1988, who cited a lack of evidence, concluding she had not been abducted, assaulted, raped and sodomized."
  • BBC - Will & Testament: Shock Jock Racism 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.bbc.co.uk [Source type: General]

Okay, fine. .Do I have a right to disagree with the grand jury?^ I mean, all of us have the right to disagrees with juries.
  • RealClearPolitics - Articles - Carl Levin, Lindsey Graham, Al Sharpton, Roundtable 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.realclearpolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

^ The grand jury is still in process right now, not clear whether the police officers will be indicted or not.
  • New York Times Columnist Bob Herbert on Al Sharpton's Ancestral Link to Strom Thurmond, Sean Bell, and the Clinton-Obama Race 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC i1.democracynow.org [Source type: General]

.Many Americans believe O.J. Simpson was guilty.^ I believed many Americans disagreed with the jury in O.J. Simpson.
  • RealClearPolitics - Articles - Carl Levin, Lindsey Graham, Al Sharpton, Roundtable 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.realclearpolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Do they have to apologize and say they were racist because they believed O.J. Simpson was guilty and the jury said he was not, or Michael Jackson?
  • RealClearPolitics - Articles - Carl Levin, Lindsey Graham, Al Sharpton, Roundtable 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.realclearpolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Many Americans believe O.J. Simpson was guilty.
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

.A jury said he wasn’t.^ A jury said he wasn’t.
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Grand jury said there wasn’t.
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

.So I have as much right to question a jury as they do.^ So I have as much right to question a jury as they do.
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

^ There were tough questions to politicians who feel they must attend the event as much to pay homage to Sharpton as to celebrate Dr. King's legacy.
  • Riehl World View: CBS: Hillary Clinton Pays Homage To Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.riehlworldview.com [Source type: General]

.Does it make somebody a racist?^ Does this make me a racist??
  • Sharpton to Limbaugh: Quit the Everglades Club! | Jose Lambiet’s Page2Live.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.page2live.com [Source type: General]

^ Does it make somebody a racist?
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

^ That does not make him racist.
  • Al Sharpton: Say no to Rush Limbaugh's NFL bid | Political Insider 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC blogs.ajc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

No! They just disagreed with the jury. So did I." [11]

Bensonhurst

.On August 23, 1989, four African-American teenagers were beaten by a group of 10 to 30 white youths in Bensonhurst, a Brooklyn neighborhood.^ NEW YORK - In 1989, after a white mob attacked and killed a black teenager in Brooklyn, the Rev. Al Sharpton led black demonstrators down streets where angry whites confronted them...
  • Sharpton, Al - Blogrunner 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.blogrunner.com [Source type: Academic]
  • Sharpton, Al - Blogrunner 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.blogrunner.com [Source type: Academic]

^ NEW YORK — In 1989, after a white mob attacked and killed a black teenager in Brooklyn, the Rev. Al Sharpton led black demonstrators down street...

^ May 9th, 2008 10:30 am ET Did Hillary return the stuff she took from the White House when she left?
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Sharpton to Clinton: It’s over « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.One Bensonhurst resident, armed with a handgun, shot and killed sixteen-year-old Yusef Hawkins.^ A 16-year old young man clearly the back and forward of another key person who at one time said that they did it and then recanted.
  • UNC-TV ONLINE: Black Issues Forum:Transcripts: Reverend Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.unctv.org [Source type: Original source]

^ By SEWELL CHAN Twenty years ago this month, a black teenager, Yusuf K. Hawkins , was shot to death after being taunted by a mob of bat-wielding white youths in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn.

^ As the Italians talked and grumbled, sixteen-year-old Yusuf Hawkins and three of his friends from East New York got off the N-train at the wrong stop in Bensonhurst.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In the weeks following the assault and murder, Sharpton led several marches through Bensonhurst.^ He received a glimpse of his own mortality early in 1991 when he was knifed by an angry spectator just prior to one of his marches through the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, N.Y. Roughly a half-year later Sharpton recovered enough to fan the flames of a black riot in Brooklyn’s Crown Heights that resulted in property destruction, numerous assaults and a murder.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ When he talks of prolonging the protests he is referring to almost thirty separate marches through Bensonhurst.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Sharpton, who planned an extensive week of campaigning in the state was forced to cancel 2 days worth of events because of severe weather.
  • Inside Al Sharpton’s campaign- msnbc.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.msnbc.msn.com [Source type: News]

.The first protest, just days after the incident, was greeted by neighborhood residents shouting "Niggers go home" and holding watermelons to mock the demonstrators.^ LARRY KING, HOST: Tonight, a prime time exclusive -- hear for the first time from someone who was in Michael Jackson's home the day he died.
  • Sharpton, Al - Blogrunner 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.blogrunner.com [Source type: Academic]
  • Sharpton, Al - Blogrunner 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.blogrunner.com [Source type: Academic]

^ I want to thank everybody who has placed a hand into our home-going services all three days.

[39]
.In May 1990, when one of the two leaders of the mob was acquitted of the most serious charges brought against him, Sharpton led another protest through Bensonhurst.^ Sharpton led 400 protesters through the Jewish section of Crown Heights, with one protester holding a sign that read, “The White Man Is the Devil.” There were four nights of rock- and bottle-throwing, and a young Talmudic scholar was surrounded by a mob shouting, “Kill the Jew” and stabbed to death.
  • Al Sharpton Threatens Defamation Lawsuit Against Rush Limbaugh | NewsBusters.org 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC newsbusters.org [Source type: General]

^ Over the past few weeks, Sharpton has kept a high profile, promising to lead weekly demonstrations until new charges are brought against police detectives acquitted of manslaughter April 25 in the November 2006 death of Sean Bell.
  • Al Sharpton, "The Poverty Pimp" is at it again! - Corvette Forum 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC forums.corvetteforum.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ If the cops did not shoot Bell(not to mention two were black) The odds are five to one that some other black guy would shot him anyway.
  • Rev? Al Sharpton - In The News - Comcast.net Community 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC community.comcast.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In January 1991, when other members of the gang were given light sentences, Sharpton planned another march for January 12, 1991. Before that demonstration began, neighborhood resident Michael Riccardi tried to kill Sharpton by stabbing him in the chest.^ NEW YORK — In 1989, after a white mob attacked and killed a black teenager in Brooklyn, the Rev. Al Sharpton led black demonstrators down street...

^ They were subsequently arrested, tried several weeks later and sentenced to forty to ninety days-Sharpton received the longest sentence-in federal prison for their protests.
  • MySpace - Rev. Al Sharpton - 55 - Male - NEW YORK, New York - myspace.com/therevalsharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ Earlier, in a 1991 riot, Sharpton led protests in Crown Heights, a Jewish neighborhood, for four nights in a row and a young rabbinical student, Yankel Rosenbaum, was set upon by a mob and killed.
  • The Left Coaster: Slappin' The Donkey With Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theleftcoaster.com [Source type: News]

[40] .Sharpton recovered from his wounds, and later asked the judge for leniency when Riccardi was sentenced.^ They were subsequently arrested, tried several weeks later and sentenced to forty to ninety days-Sharpton received the longest sentence-in federal prison for their protests.
  • MySpace - Rev. Al Sharpton - 55 - Male - NEW YORK, New York - myspace.com/therevalsharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

[41]

National Action Network

Al Sharpton at National Action Network's headquarters.
.In 1991, Sharpton founded the National Action Network, an organization designed to increase voter education, to provide services to those in poverty, and to support small community businesses.^ According to a press release from Sharpton’s National Action Network: .
  • Inside Al Sharpton’s campaign- msnbc.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.msnbc.msn.com [Source type: News]

^ Sharpton's National Action Network is organizing the vigil.
  • Al Sharpton coverage by Gothamist 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC gothamist.com [Source type: General]

^ In 1971, he founded the National Youth Movement and for seventeen years led the organization, registering young people to vote and giving them job opportunities.
  • Rev. Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[21]

Crown Heights Riot

.The Crown Heights riot began on August 19, 1991, after a car driven by a Jewish man, and part of a procession led by an unmarked police car, went through an intersection and was struck by another vehicle causing it to veer onto the sidewalk where it accidentally struck and killed a seven-year-old Guyanese boy named Gavin Cato and severely injured his cousin Angela.^ Seven-year-old Angela Cato was severely injured; seven-year-old Gavin Cato was pinned beneath the station wagon.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Or how about his part in the Crown Heights riots?
  • Caroline Kennedy, Al Sharpton dine together in Harlem | Staten Island Featured Entries - Breaking News - - SILive.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.silive.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Gavin Cato was killed in a traffic accident.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Witnesses could not agree upon the speed and could not agree whether the light was yellow or red. .One of the factors that sparked the riot was the arrival of a private ambulance which, on the orders of a police officer worried for the Jewish driver's safety, removed the uninjured driver from the scene while Cato lay pinned under his car.^ When they arrived, police at the scene ordered the ambulance crew to immediately remove the Lubavitch men before the emotional crowd of one hundred fifty blacks injured them further.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Two police officers, one with a smoking gun, stand over a dead chimpanzee lying in a pool of blood with bullet holes in his chest.” .
  • Al Sharpton is my guide | PeterDavid.net 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.peterdavid.net [Source type: Original source]

^ At 8:22 PM officers from the 71st Precinct were dispatched to the scene and a City ambulance was ordered to the scene.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[42] .Cato and his cousin were treated soon after by a city ambulance.^ Gavin Cato was rushed to Kings County Hospital by City ambulance.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Caribbean-American and African-American residents of the neighborhood rioted for four consecutive days fueled by rumors that the private ambulance had refused to treat Cato.^ The rumor nurtured a longstanding grievance that the Hatzolah Service, which was a private organization funded entirely from contributions from the Lubavitcher community, did not also serve the Caribbean-American and African-American communities, even though the black community did not contribute a penny to the service.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ By the 1990s, four of every five residents in Crown Heights was of African descent.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[38][42] During the riot blacks looted stores,[42] beat Jews in the street,[42] and clashed with groups of Jews, hurling rocks and bottles at one another [43] after Yankel Rosenbaum, a visiting student from Australia, was stabbed and killed by a member of a mob shouting "Kill the Jew."[44] Sharpton, who arranged a rally in Crown Heights after Cato's death,[42] has been seen by some commentators as inflaming tensions by making remarks that included "If the Jews want to get it on, tell them to pin their yarmulkes back and come over to my house"[45] and referring to Jews as "diamond merchants."[46]
.Sharpton marched through Crown Heights and in front of "770", shortly after the riot, with about 400 protesters (who chanted "Whose streets?^ Or how about his part in the Crown Heights riots?
  • Caroline Kennedy, Al Sharpton dine together in Harlem | Staten Island Featured Entries - Breaking News - - SILive.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.silive.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Sharpton led 400 protesters through the Jewish section of Crown Heights, with one protester holding a sign that read, “The White Man Is the Devil.” There were four nights of rock- and bottle-throwing, and a young Talmudic scholar was surrounded by a mob shouting, “Kill the Jew” and stabbed to death.
  • Al Sharpton Threatens Defamation Lawsuit Against Rush Limbaugh | NewsBusters.org 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC newsbusters.org [Source type: General]

^ Limbaugh's blatant and defamatory statements regarding the Crown Heights Riots falsely give the impression that Rev. Sharpton was present during the violence that occurred when in reality he had been called in by the family after the violence...
  • Sharpton pondering lawsuit against Limbaugh - The Hill's Blog Briefing Room 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC thehill.com [Source type: News]

Our streets!" and ."No justice, no peace!"^ "Everyone is talking about peace but no one is talking about justice," note the lyrics of one Mook E song.
  • Al Sharpton Speaks on Hip Hop/ Slick Rick, The INS and Cambodians 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.daveyd.com [Source type: Original source]

^ He was pleased to intone Sharptons threat-laden slogan, No justice, no peace.
  • NATIONAL REVIEW: FEATURE ARTICLE JAY NORDLINGER ON THE RISE TO POWER OF AL SHARPTON March 20, 2000 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: News]

^ As he spoke, a crowd shouted, "No justice, no peace!"

), in spite of .Mayor David Dinkins's attempts to keep the march from happening.^ One of those who sped to his bedside was David Dinkins, then mayor, and the symbol of the black establishment that Sharpton despised and would soon replace.
  • NATIONAL REVIEW: FEATURE ARTICLE JAY NORDLINGER ON THE RISE TO POWER OF AL SHARPTON March 20, 2000 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: News]

^ The almost super-human incompetence of New York’s first black mayor during the riots cost David Dinkins any hope of being re-elected.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ David Dinkins, New York’s first black mayor, quickly moved Sharpton and Barron to more desirable digs at the Brooklyn House of Detention.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[47]

Freddie's Fashion Mart

.In 1995, a black Pentecostal Church, the United House of Prayer, which owned a retail property on 125th Street, asked Fred Harari, a Jewish tenant who operated Freddie's Fashion Mart, to evict his longtime subtenant, a black-owned record store called The Record Shack.^ Owned by Freddy Harari, a Jew, his rent had been raised by a black church, the United House of Prayer, and Freddy had to raise the rent on his subtenant, a black-owned music store.
  • The Left Coaster: Slappin' The Donkey With Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theleftcoaster.com [Source type: News]

^ A Jewish store owner in Harlem was accused of driving a black record store owner out of business, when the United House of Prayer, one of the largest black landlords on 125th Street, raised the rent on the Fashion Mart owned by a Jew, Freddy Harari, who then raised the rent on his subtenant, Sikhulu Shange, who ran a record store.
  • Al Sharpton Threatens Defamation Lawsuit Against Rush Limbaugh | NewsBusters.org 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC newsbusters.org [Source type: General]

^ She would have also included his 1995 incitement to riot at a white (Jewish) owned Harlem clothing store, freddy’s fashion mart.
  • Michelle Malkin » The party of Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC michellemalkin.com [Source type: General]

.Sharpton led a protest in Harlem against the planned eviction of The Record Shack.^ In 1995, Sharpton led a two-month protest outside of Freddys Fashion Mart in Harlem.
  • The Left Coaster: Slappin' The Donkey With Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theleftcoaster.com [Source type: News]

^ The jail sentence stems from a protest led by Rev. Sharpton last year.
  • Reverend Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.democracynow.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Sharpton opposes the Employee Free Choice Act and plans to mobilize the African-American community against it.
  • Pajamas Media » Shock: Al Sharpton Takes on the Unions 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC pajamasmedia.com [Source type: Original source]

[48][49][50] .Sharpton told the protesters, "We will not stand by and allow them to move this brother so that some white interloper can expand his business."^ Powell openly threatened the Jewish owner of Freddy’s: “We gonna see that this cracker suffer.” And: “We had made contact with these crackers, and we ain’t expecting much out of ‘em, and we gonna let ‘em know they really haven’t seen how we feel about anything yet, but we gonna show ‘em.” (WWRL 8/19/95) Less than a month later Al Sharpton was on the same microphone informing New York’s black community “that we will not stand by and allow them to move this brother, so that some white interloper can expand his business on 125th Street.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I want to make it clear…that we will not stand by and allow them to move this brother so that some white interloper can expand his business.” Following a demonstration three months later, one of the protestors, a black man, stormed Freddy’s Fashion Mart with a pistol, screaming, “It’s on now!
  • Al Sharpton Threatens Defamation Lawsuit Against Rush Limbaugh | NewsBusters.org 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC newsbusters.org [Source type: General]

^ Sharpton's words are not as much of an aberration as some white gays would like to believe.
  • Rev. Al Sharpton on Marriage, Mormons and Prop. 8 | The Bilerico Project 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.bilerico.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[51]
.On December 8, 1995, Roland J. Smith Jr., one of the protesters, entered Harari's store with a gun and flammable liquid, shot several customers and set the store on fire.^ Sharpton denounced Freddy, not the black landlords, and the result was that one of the protesters burst into his store, shot four employees dead, and then set fire to the store.
  • The Left Coaster: Slappin' The Donkey With Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theleftcoaster.com [Source type: News]

^ Three months later, one of the protesters, Roland Smith, stormed Freddys with a pistol, screaming, Its on now: All blacks out!
  • NATIONAL REVIEW: FEATURE ARTICLE JAY NORDLINGER ON THE RISE TO POWER OF AL SHARPTON March 20, 2000 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: News]

^ Then he set the fire, which killed five Hispanics, one Guyanese and one African-American— a security guard whom protesters had taunted as a “cracker lover.” Smith then fatally shot himself.
  • Israpundit » Blog Archive » Obama’s Hate-Filled Entourage Grows 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.israpundit.com [Source type: Original source]

.The gunman fatally shot himself, and seven store employees died of smoke inhalation.^ In all, seven employees died.
  • The Left Coaster: Slappin' The Donkey With Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theleftcoaster.com [Source type: News]

^ Sharpton denounced Freddy, not the black landlords, and the result was that one of the protesters burst into his store, shot four employees dead, and then set fire to the store.
  • The Left Coaster: Slappin' The Donkey With Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theleftcoaster.com [Source type: News]

^ However, a lone gunman who disagreed with the nonviolent nature of the protests entered the store and killed seven people and himself… For Mr. Limbaugh to imply that Rev. Sharpton has anything to do with someone that killed people and himself is blatantly wrong," the statement continues.
  • Al Sharpton Threatens Defamation Lawsuit Against Rush Limbaugh | NewsBusters.org 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC newsbusters.org [Source type: General]

[52][53] Fire Department officials discovered that the store's sprinkler had been shut down, in violation of the local fire code.[54] .Sharpton claimed that the perpetrator was an open critic of himself and his nonviolent tactics.^ October 18, 2009 - 08:19 ET by LegionOfDorkness Wouldn't Sharpton open himself to all the nasty things that disclosure would disclose?
  • Al Sharpton Threatens Defamation Lawsuit Against Rush Limbaugh | NewsBusters.org 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC newsbusters.org [Source type: General]

^ Recommended by: taylormattd , trashablanca , Irishkorean , elie ...but, of course, by having Imus on his show to browbeat him, Rev. Sharpton opens that door himself.
  • Daily Kos: What should Al Sharpton’s Punishment be? 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.dailykos.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Sharpton later expressed regret for making the racial remark, "white interloper," and denied responsibility for inflaming or provoking the violence.^ Sharpton expressed his approval of the president’s remarks.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Sharpton did not speak the vulgarity “white interloper” in some cool detached tone of voice.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ These marches, and Sharpton’s relentless slanders in the media, provoked exactly the response that Sharpton was after: anger, fistfights, shouted obscenities.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[13][55]

Amadou Diallo

.In 1999, Sharpton led a protest to raise awareness about the death of Amadou Diallo, an immigrant from Guinea who was shot to death by NYPD officers.^ So on paper was I wrong about Amadou Diallo?
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

^ He led mass demonstrations against the New York Police Department following the torture of Haitian immigrant Abner Louima in 1997 and the fatal 1999 shooting of African immigrant Amadou Diallo.
  • The Left Coaster: Slappin' The Donkey With Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theleftcoaster.com [Source type: News]

^ Sharpton’s organization in this state is made up of volunteers who have worked with Sharpton on numerous protests and marches in St. Louis.
  • Inside Al Sharpton’s campaign- msnbc.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.msnbc.msn.com [Source type: News]

.Sharpton claimed that Diallo's death was the result of police brutality and racial profiling.^ AM CooperG says: At least Sharpton gets it that the problem is racial profiling and that it is a separate issue from federal immigration laws.
  • Phoenix - Feathered Bastard - Al Sharpton, Mary Rose Wilcox, ACORN's Bertha Lewis, and Others Blast Joe Arpaio on Media Conference Call 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com [Source type: General]

^ "We must stop Arpaio to stop the spread of racial profiling," said Sharpton.
  • Phoenix - Feathered Bastard - Al Sharpton, Mary Rose Wilcox, ACORN's Bertha Lewis, and Others Blast Joe Arpaio on Media Conference Call 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com [Source type: General]

^ To the self-promoting buccaneers of racial unrest Diallo’s death was a priceless gift.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Diallo's family was later awarded $3 million in a wrongful death suit filed against the city.^ Three years later, Hollander filed a civil suit, but again statute-of-limitation requirements precluded introduction of DNA and other evidence.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Only his 2000 federal suit against the RNC and its then chair, Jim Nicholson, resulted in Sharpton's receiving an apology; in none of the above suits has he been awarded a cent in damages.
  • Al Sharpton Threatens Defamation Lawsuit Against Rush Limbaugh | NewsBusters.org 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC newsbusters.org [Source type: General]

^ He told them that a wrongful-death lawsuit against the City of New York would make them millionaires.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[56]

Vieques

.In 2001, Sharpton was jailed for 90 days for protesting against U.S. military target practice exercises in Puerto Rico near a United States Navy bombing site.^ To: Tim Long Sharpton got arrested for illegally protesting at the bombing range that was on that Puerto Rican island and while in jail he went on a "fast."
  • Al Sharpton criticizes 'Boondocks' 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He endorsed a Hispanic candidate in the 2002 mayoral campaign in New York and was jailed along with several Hispanic politicians for protesting Naval exercises on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques.
  • The Left Coaster: Slappin' The Donkey With Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theleftcoaster.com [Source type: News]

^ Sharpton is a race baiter of the worst kind, he has taken part in hoaxes that could have landed innocent white men in jail, and he shows no remorse to this day.
  • Daily Kos: What should Al Sharpton’s Punishment be? 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.dailykos.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[57]

Ousmane Zongo

In 2002, Sharpton was involved in protests following the death of West African immigrant Ousmane Zongo. .Zongo, who was unarmed, was shot by an undercover police officer during a raid on a warehouse in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan.^ Startled by the first shot, and convinced that this stranger was going for broke, the other police officers opened fire.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ To my knowledge Al Sharpton never apologized for slandering two police officers during the Tawana Brawley hoax...and he was convicted!
  • Sharpton: "[W]e want [Imus] fired" | Media Matters for America 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC mediamatters.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The off-duty police officer who was fatally shot by police in Harlem last night as he chased a burglar with his gun drawn died from a gunshot wound from the chest.
  • Al Sharpton coverage by Gothamist 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC gothamist.com [Source type: General]

.Sharpton met with the family and also provided some legal services.^ Sharpton claims that he first met Tawana’s “family” (her mother and her mother’s boyfriend) at the Baptist Temple rally.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Not long after, Sharpton became the Brawley family’s “adviser.” Quickly, he lined up Maddox and Mason to provide legal help, effectively snatching away representation of the girl from NAACP Legal Defense Fund lawyers.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[58]

Sean Bell

.On November 25, 2006, Sean Bell was shot and killed in the Jamaica section of Queens in New York City by plainclothes detectives from the New York Police Department in a hail of 50 bullets.^ GREGORY: In New York City, in your city...
  • Newt Discusses Education with Arne Duncan and Al Sharpton on Meet the Press 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC newt.org [Source type: Original source]

^ SEARCH THE POLICE BLOTTER » NEWS BLOGS Sean Kirst Columnist for The Post-Standard • Hearing screams for help, he didn't hesitate 9:16 p.m.
  • Caroline Kennedy, Al Sharpton have lunch in Harlem | News from The Post-Standard - 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.syracuse.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In 1999, when a young unarmed African immigrant was gunned down in the vestibule of his home by four New York City police officers, Sharpton led 1,200 people in the civil disobedience protest arrest.
  • MySpace - Rev. Al Sharpton - 55 - Male - NEW YORK, New York - myspace.com/therevalsharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

.The incident sparked fierce criticism of the police from the public and drew comparisons to the 1999 killing of Amadou Diallo.^ The remainder had killed Amadou Diallo.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He led mass demonstrations against the New York Police Department following the torture of Haitian immigrant Abner Louima in 1997 and the fatal 1999 shooting of African immigrant Amadou Diallo.
  • The Left Coaster: Slappin' The Donkey With Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theleftcoaster.com [Source type: News]

.Three of the five detectives involved in the shooting went to trial in 2008 on charges ranging from manslaughter to reckless endangerment but were found not guilty.^ Bow Wow and R. Kelly (yes, the same R. Kelly who was indicted five years ago on a raft of child-porn charges and is still awaiting trial).
  • Rev. Al Sharpton For President - Rev. Sharpton takes on Don Imus on his reckless remarks 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.sharptonforpresident.org [Source type: General]

.On May 7, 2008, in response to the acquittals of the officers, Sharpton co-ordinated peaceful protests at major transportation centers in New York City, including the Brooklyn Bridge, the Queensboro Bridge, the Triborough Bridge, the Manhattan Bridge, the Holland Tunnel, and the Queens-Midtown Tunnel.^ I am alive and well in New York City," said Sharpton.
  • Inside Al Sharpton’s campaign- msnbc.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.msnbc.msn.com [Source type: News]

^ GREGORY: In New York City, in your city...
  • Newt Discusses Education with Arne Duncan and Al Sharpton on Meet the Press 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC newt.org [Source type: Original source]

^ NEW YORK - In 1989, after a white mob attacked and killed a black teenager in Brooklyn, the Rev. Al Sharpton led black demonstrators down streets where angry whites confronted them...
  • Sharpton, Al - Blogrunner 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.blogrunner.com [Source type: Academic]
  • Sharpton, Al - Blogrunner 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.blogrunner.com [Source type: Academic]

.Sharpton and about 200 others were arrested.^ Sharpton said he had heard about the arrest but did not know the details of what happened.
  • Inside Al Sharpton’s campaign- msnbc.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.msnbc.msn.com [Source type: News]

^ And the other side, the side that Mr Sharpton is worried about: those who do not want the union and may retaliate against those who do, up to and including termination of employment.
  • Pajamas Media » Shock: Al Sharpton Takes on the Unions 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC pajamasmedia.com [Source type: Original source]

^ By Sharpton defending this scumbag only lowers the opinion that others have about black culture.
  • Al Sharpton: If Vick Were White [Archive] - Sean Hannity Discussion 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC forums.hannity.com [Source type: General]

[59]

Dunbar Village

.On March 11, 2007, Sharpton held a press conference to highlight what he said was unequal treatment of four suspected rapists in a high-profile crime in the Dunbar Village Housing Projects in West Palm Beach, Florida.^ Rachel Uchitel, 34, is also accustomed to include the Everglades Club and the Bath and Tennis Club, both Palm Beach high society [...
  • Sharpton to Limbaugh: Quit the Everglades Club! | Jose Lambiet’s Page2Live.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.page2live.com [Source type: General]

^ Comment by Whitney — October 16, 2009 @ 6:11 pm Al Sharpton should have to resign from the NAACP if he wishes to press his case.
  • Sharpton to Limbaugh: Quit the Everglades Club! | Jose Lambiet’s Page2Live.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.page2live.com [Source type: General]

^ More from the Palm Beach Post: “Not only did Rush Limbaugh try to criminalize the NFL,” Sharpton told Page2Live , “but now he is saying I’m a criminal.
  • Al Sharpton Threatens Defamation Lawsuit Against Rush Limbaugh | NewsBusters.org 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC newsbusters.org [Source type: General]

.The suspects, who were young black men, were arrested for allegedly raping and beating a black Haitian woman at gunpoint.^ But, when a white police officer shoots a black gang member or beats up a black drug-dealer who is running from the LAW and posing a threat to ALL of society ...
  • Al Sharpton to meet with associates about Opie & Anthony - Orbitcast.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.orbitcast.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A topic of conversation was a neighborhood girl, white and Italian-American like themselves, who was openly dating a young black man.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Your apology is in the same place where millions of black women have been raped by their slavemasters or just white men in general, creating an entire race within a race of mulattoes.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Sharpton blasts Post cartoon linking stimulus bill to apes « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

.The crime also involved forcing the woman to perform oral sex on her 12-year-old son.^ I was 12, 13 years old.
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

^ A 13 year old boy who has OPENLY admitted HE LIED. His brother admitted their mother FORCED THEM TO LIE...for the money!
  • Phoenix News - Al Sharpton Whups Sheriff Joe, and Courtney Bisbee’s Innocence Claim Is Shot Down by a Judge - page 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.phoenixnewtimes.com [Source type: General]

^ James Ramseur brutally raped, sodomized, savagely beat and then robbed a pregnant nineteen-year-old woman.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[60]
.At his press conference Sharpton said that any violent act toward a woman is inexcusable but he felt that the accused youths were being treated unfairly because they were black.^ Your comments are racist because they are decoupled from what Sharpton said.
  • Rev. Al Sharpton on Marriage, Mormons and Prop. 8 | The Bilerico Project 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.bilerico.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Limbaugh isn’t commenting except on his show, where he recalled Wednesday Sharpton’s numerous embarrassing failures, including his 2006 support of a black woman who falsely accused the Duke University lacrosse team of rape.
  • Sharpton to Limbaugh: Quit the Everglades Club! | Jose Lambiet’s Page2Live.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.page2live.com [Source type: General]

^ At a recent court appearance, Charles Price, the man who incited his fellow blacks with chants of “Let’s get the Jews!”, said that “on that night I felt that black people in Crown Heights were treated unfairly and that Jewish people were treated much better and that revenge was appropriate.” Sharpton offers up a similar list of black grievances as a sly way of saying that the Jews got what they deserved.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Sharpton contrasted the treatment of the suspects, who remain in jail, with white suspects involved in a gang rape who were released after posting bond.^ After speaking to Kennedy, Sharpton released a statement saying he disagreed with those who say she isn't qualified to be U.S. senator.
  • Caroline Kennedy, Al Sharpton dine together in Harlem | Staten Island Featured Entries - Breaking News - - SILive.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.silive.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ But, when a white police officer shoots a black gang member or beats up a black drug-dealer who is running from the LAW and posing a threat to ALL of society ...
  • Al Sharpton to meet with associates about Opie & Anthony - Orbitcast.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.orbitcast.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Sharpton, who was one and half-hours late to his post primary party, spoke to a crowd of about 30 supporters in Harlem.
  • Inside Al Sharpton’s campaign- msnbc.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.msnbc.msn.com [Source type: News]

[60]

Political views

2008 presidential race

.In September 2007, when he was asked whether he thought it was important for America to have a black president, Sharpton said, "It would be a great moment as long as the black candidate was supporting the interest that would inevitably help our people.^ Let's create systems that better support teachers, that mentor teachers, that help us do our jobs.
  • Newt Discusses Education with Arne Duncan and Al Sharpton on Meet the Press 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC newt.org [Source type: Original source]

^ "He's been on the firing line for a long time now," says the Rev. William Augustus Jones, who tapped the teenage Sharpton in 1969 to help direct an organization that boycotted businesses that failed to hire blacks.
  • The Left Coaster: Slappin' The Donkey With Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theleftcoaster.com [Source type: News]

^ And as he said at VMI this week, "Having done this for so many years, it would be dishonorable of me not to support the surge and also would be against my country's national security interest."
  • RealClearPolitics - Articles - Carl Levin, Lindsey Graham, Al Sharpton, Roundtable 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.realclearpolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

.A lot of my friends went with Clarence Thomas and regret it to this day.^ Reid has had a foot-in-the-mouth problem with Blacks that goes back to the days of Clarence Thomas’s confirmation.
  • Hot Air » Blog Archive » Reid apologizes for questioning Obama’s racial authenticity; Update: Apology accepted, says Obama; Update: Sharpton backs Reid, of course; Update: Obama 2002: The GOP must drive Lott out 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC hotair.com [Source type: General]

^ First, thank you all for making my day.I laughed a lot.
  • Really Really Good: Al Sharpton + Hip-Hop Music = Political Showdown - Blogcritics Music 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC blogcritics.org [Source type: General]

.I don't assume that just because somebody's my color, they're my kind.^ Please don't assume that Hot Air management agrees with or otherwise endorses any particular comment just because we let it stand.
  • Hot Air » Blog Archive » Reid apologizes for questioning Obama’s racial authenticity; Update: Apology accepted, says Obama; Update: Sharpton backs Reid, of course; Update: Obama 2002: The GOP must drive Lott out 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC hotair.com [Source type: General]

^ It also doesn’t excuse the ones who say that they don’t care about those facts because they want to see it as an offensive cartoon.
  • Al Sharpton is my guide | PeterDavid.net 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.peterdavid.net [Source type: Original source]

^ Reverend Al,” he said into the phone, “they just killed my cousin out in Queens.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

But I'm warming up to Obama, but I'm not there yet."[61]

Gay rights

.Sharpton is a supporter of equal rights for gays and lesbians, including same-sex marriage.^ Sharpton’s civil-rights career has included several quests for elective public office.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ But if sanity is that NOW can have Kim Gandy , and the Jewish community can have Abe Foxman, and the gay community can have Human Rights group, but the black community can’t have an "Al Sharpton", that’s absurd!
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

^ (Jan 2004) Supports HJR29, right to equality of education for all.
  • Al Sharpton on the Issues 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC senate.ontheissues.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.During his presidential campaign in 2003, Sharpton said he thought it was insulting to be asked to discuss the issue of gay marriage.^ It is racist and as disturbing as Sarah Palin lettting the crowd yell out "Kill him" toward Barack Obama during the presidential campaign.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Sharpton blasts Post cartoon linking stimulus bill to apes « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ When asked if the arrest would affect his campaign in South Carolina, Sharpton cracked a one liner.
  • Inside Al Sharpton’s campaign- msnbc.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.msnbc.msn.com [Source type: News]

^ They are missing the story, the debate and the entire boat,” said Sharpton campaign manager Charles Halloran.
  • Inside Al Sharpton’s campaign- msnbc.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.msnbc.msn.com [Source type: News]

."It's like asking do I support black marriage or white marriage....^ Snicker Licker : White girls who only like black guys .
  • Rev Al Sharpton On Tiger Woods - Nik Richie + Dirty Army intel, opinions, gossip, satire, and celebrities 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC thedirty.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Like Bill Clinton before him, (“America’s first black president”), Michael Jackson had come to Harlem, “the capital of black America”, seeking refuge and support.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Should he fake it just for the sake of “young black girls” no he should be himself..a hoe that likes WHITE GIRLS. .
  • Rev Al Sharpton On Tiger Woods - Nik Richie + Dirty Army intel, opinions, gossip, satire, and celebrities 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC thedirty.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

The inference of the question is that gays are not like other human beings."[62]
.Sharpton is leading a grassroots movement to eliminate homophobia within the Black church.^ The proprietor of the clothing store, who rented his space from a black church, had offended Sharpton by trying to expand his clothing store into space then occupied by a black sub-tenent.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Al Sharpton: I grew up in the black church.
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Al Sharpton is the only black radio host with national name recognition within driving distance of where Imus tapes.
  • Daily Kos: What should Al Sharpton’s Punishment be? 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.dailykos.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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Animal rights

.Sharpton has also spoken out against cruelty to animals in a video recorded for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).^ Zamfir, it is not Sharpton's responsibility to stop it, although he has spoken out against it.
  • Sharpton: "[W]e want [Imus] fired" | Media Matters for America 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC mediamatters.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He told me that Sharpton was “a gun for hire” and would deliver his people to me for a price; in the same way he delivered black artists to the record labels.
  • » Rush or Reverend Al?… Will the Real Racist Please Stand Up? - Big Government 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC biggovernment.com [Source type: General]

^ He stated in his interview with Imus that he has spoken out on black rappers degrading black women in the lyrics of their music and on their music videos.
  • Sharpton: "[W]e want [Imus] fired" | Media Matters for America 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC mediamatters.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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Controversy

.Sharpton was quoted as saying to an audience at Kean College in 1994 that, “White folks was [sic] in caves while we was building empires....^ White folks was in the cave when we had built empires.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Amazing how white folks always believe what they think, do and say is not racist.
  • Al Sharpton: Say no to Rush Limbaugh's NFL bid | Political Insider 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC blogs.ajc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Sharpton has spoken out loudly and clearly in front of Black, white straight and gay audiences.
  • Rev. Al Sharpton on Marriage, Mormons and Prop. 8 | The Bilerico Project 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.bilerico.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.We taught philosophy and astrology and mathematics before Socrates and them Greek homos ever got around to it.”[65] Sharpton defended his comments by noting that the term "homo" was not homophobic but added that he no longer uses the term.^ No word yet from them Greek homos.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ We taught philosophy and astrology and mathematics before Socrates and them Greek homos ever got around to it.” Yup, we white folks was in the cave.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Here are the full legal terms you agree to by using this comment form.
  • Al Sharpton doesn't want Rush Limbaugh to buy Rams | The Fabulous Forum | Los Angeles Times 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: General]

[66] .Sharpton has since called for an end to homophobia in the African-American community.^ Sharpton and the African-American media .
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Since the mid 1980s Reverend Al Sharpton, known to friends and allies as “the Rev,” has been a fixture in American public life.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I’ll leave it at that, since the purpose of this communication is not to pour salt on the wounds of the Reverend Al, but rather to address the sincerity of the allegations he made concerning Limbaugh and his alleged racism towards African American NFL players.
  • » Rush or Reverend Al?… Will the Real Racist Please Stand Up? - Big Government 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC biggovernment.com [Source type: General]

[67]
During 2007, Sharpton was accused of bigotry for comments he made on May 7, 2007, concerning presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his religion, Mormonism:
"As for the one Mormon running for office, those who really believe in God will defeat him anyways, so don't worry about that; that's a temporary situation."[68][69]
In response, a representative for Romney told reporters that "bigotry toward anyone because of their beliefs is unacceptable."[70] The Catholic League compared Sharpton to Don Imus, and said that his remarks "should finish his career".[71]
.On May 9, during an interview on Paula Zahn NOW, Sharpton said that his views on Mormonism were based on the Mormon Church's traditionally racist views regarding blacks and its interpretation of the so-called "Curse of Ham".[72] On May 10, Sharpton called two apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and apologized to them for his remarks and asked to meet with them.^ Some call Black comedians racist.
  • Sharpton: "[W]e want [Imus] fired" | Media Matters for America 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC mediamatters.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ May 9th, 2008 10:04 am ET Now here is one the nations most racist individuals.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Sharpton to Clinton: It’s over « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Sharpton's campaign didn't respond to three phone calls and two e-mail requests for comment.
  • The Left Coaster: Slappin' The Donkey With Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theleftcoaster.com [Source type: News]

[73] A spokesman for the Church confirmed that Sharpton had called and said that "we appreciate it very much, Rev. Sharpton's call, and we consider the matter closed."[74] .He also apologized to "any member of the Mormon church" who was offended by his comments.^ Bishop F.D. Washington , who was the bishop of the church, had about 5,000 members in the late fifties and early sixties.
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Reply Mike says: February 21, 2009 at 8:18 pm The Post apologized for the cartoon, to everyone who was offended.
  • Al Sharpton is my guide | PeterDavid.net 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.peterdavid.net [Source type: Original source]

^ The proprietor of the clothing store, who rented his space from a black church, had offended Sharpton by trying to expand his clothing store into space then occupied by a black sub-tenent.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[74] .Later that month, Sharpton went to Salt Lake City, Utah, where he met with Elder M. Russell Ballard, a leader of the Church, and Elder Robert C. Oaks of the Church's Presidency of the Seventy.^ Something happened to her…even if Tawana don’t (sic) it to herself.’ The grand jury acquittal four months later would be a disaster for Sharpton, but he would not be deterred.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He doesn't recognize Sharpton as a leader (real or imagined) of the African-American community...Imus went to him hat in hand in the hopes of saving his job and his reputation.
  • Al Sharpton Threatens Defamation Lawsuit Against Rush Limbaugh | NewsBusters.org 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC newsbusters.org [Source type: General]

^ I later met with Sharpton, introduced him to the two fight promoters and told him to arrange a meeting with Don King.
  • » Rush or Reverend Al?… Will the Real Racist Please Stand Up? - Big Government 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC biggovernment.com [Source type: General]

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Political campaigns

.Sharpton has run unsuccessfully for elected office on multiple occasions.^ In recent years Al Sharpton has specialized in running for political offices that he couldn’t possibly win.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Of his unsuccessful runs, he said that winning office may not have been his goal.^ In recent years Al Sharpton has specialized in running for political offices that he couldn’t possibly win.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

."Much of the media criticism of me assumes their goals and they impose them on me," said Sharpton in an interview.^ Much of the media criticism of me assumes their goals and the impose them on me.
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

^ As I said above, I hope not, because if you think Arpaio is a media whore, you should see Sharpton at full speed.
  • Phoenix - Feathered Bastard - Al Sharpton, Mary Rose Wilcox, ACORN's Bertha Lewis, and Others Blast Joe Arpaio on Media Conference Call 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com [Source type: General]

^ "They have not been able to take the Latino and African-American vote for granted," Sharpton said of his fellow Democrats in an interview.
  • The Left Coaster: Slappin' The Donkey With Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theleftcoaster.com [Source type: News]

."Well, those might not be my goals.^ Well, those might not be my goals.
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

^ So they will say, “Well, Sharpton has not won a political office.” But that might not be my goal!
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

.So they will say, 'Well, Sharpton has not won a political office.'^ So they will say, “Well, Sharpton has not won a political office.” But that might not be my goal!
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

^ SHARPTON: Well, let me say this.
  • RealClearPolitics - Articles - Carl Levin, Lindsey Graham, Al Sharpton, Roundtable 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.realclearpolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

^ In recent years Al Sharpton has specialized in running for political offices that he couldn’t possibly win.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

But that might not be my goal! .Maybe I ran for political office to change the debate, or to raise the social justice question."^ If you ran for political office, lost the race, and didn't sue, would you still be a democrap?
  • AL SHARPTON IS AN IDIOT - Reader comments at The New York Sun 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.nysun.com [Source type: General]

[11] .Sharpton ran for a United States Senate seat from New York in 1988, 1992, and 1994. In 1997, he ran for Mayor of New York City.^ In 1997, he ran for New York City mayor and attracted 131,848 votes.
  • The Left Coaster: Slappin' The Donkey With Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theleftcoaster.com [Source type: News]

^ He ran in the New York Democratic primary for U.S. Senate in 1992 and again in 1994, when he received 178,231 votes.
  • The Left Coaster: Slappin' The Donkey With Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theleftcoaster.com [Source type: News]

^ GREGORY: In New York City, in your city...
  • Newt Discusses Education with Arne Duncan and Al Sharpton on Meet the Press 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC newt.org [Source type: Original source]

.On January 5, 2003 Sharpton announced his candidacy for the 2004 presidential election as a member of the Democratic Party.^ In 2004, Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry repaid Sharpton for his endorsement by giving him a primetime speaking slot at the national party convention and opportunities to make stump speeches.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A longtime Republican operative, Stone for whatever reason helped manage Sharpton’s 2004 presidential campaign.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In the best-case scenario, Sharpton would perform strongly in a few primaries and thus force the Democratic Party to deal with its cantankerous left wing.
  • The Left Coaster: Slappin' The Donkey With Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theleftcoaster.com [Source type: News]

.On March 15, 2004, Sharpton announced his endorsement of leading Democratic candidate John Kerry.^ In 2004, Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry repaid Sharpton for his endorsement by giving him a primetime speaking slot at the national party convention and opportunities to make stump speeches.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ That leads to Sharpton’s first major influence, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., the charismatic Harlem clergyman and Democratic New York Congressman.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ On the eve of the party’s Iowa caucuses, presidential candidates Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and John Edwards and/or high-ranking campaign managers repeatedly called Sharpton for an endorsement.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.On December 15, 2005, Sharpton agreed to repay $100,000 in public funds he received from the federal government for his 2004 Presidential campaign.^ Al Sharpton will see $100,000.
  • The Left Coaster: Slappin' The Donkey With Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theleftcoaster.com [Source type: News]

^ A person familiar with the investigation told the AP that the FBI and IRS are probing whether Sharpton or his organization committed tax crimes or violations related to his 2004 presidential campaign, during which he was forced to return public matching funds for breaking fundraising rules.
  • Al Sharpton, "The Poverty Pimp" is at it again! - Corvette Forum 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC forums.corvetteforum.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In December, Sharpton revealed that as many as 10 of his associates had received grand jury subpoenas.
  • Al Sharpton, "The Poverty Pimp" is at it again! - Corvette Forum 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC forums.corvetteforum.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The repayment was required because Sharpton had exceeded federal limits on personal expenditures for his campaign.^ For starters, merely by being the first black person to launch a viable presidential campaign, Jackson was awarded the sort of cachet that Sharpton can never get.
  • The Left Coaster: Slappin' The Donkey With Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theleftcoaster.com [Source type: News]

^ Frank Watkins was the premier architect of Jackson's campaigns, and has also done stints with Jackson Jr. He was Sharpton's campaign manager until the end of September, when he left for "personal reasons."
  • The Left Coaster: Slappin' The Donkey With Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theleftcoaster.com [Source type: News]

^ Not out of any personal dislike for Sharpton, but because typically he’s wrong.
  • Al Sharpton is my guide | PeterDavid.net 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.peterdavid.net [Source type: Original source]

At that time his most recent Federal Election Commission filings (from January 1, 2005) stated that Sharpton's campaign still had debts of $479,050 and owed Sharpton himself $145,146 for an item listed as "Fundraising Letter Preparation — Kinko's."[77]
.In 2009 the Federal Election Commission announced it had levied a fine of $285,000 against Sharpton's 2004 presidential campaign for breaking campaign finance rules during his presidential campaign.^ A person familiar with the investigation told the AP that the FBI and IRS are probing whether Sharpton or his organization committed tax crimes or violations related to his 2004 presidential campaign, during which he was forced to return public matching funds for breaking fundraising rules.
  • Al Sharpton, "The Poverty Pimp" is at it again! - Corvette Forum 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC forums.corvetteforum.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In 2004, the center filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission against Sharpton and a major backer, La-Van Hawkins, a Detroit-based fast-food entrepreneur, citing fundraising and expenditure violations.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It is racist and as disturbing as Sarah Palin lettting the crowd yell out "Kill him" toward Barack Obama during the presidential campaign.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Sharpton blasts Post cartoon linking stimulus bill to apes « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

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.On April 2, 2007, Sharpton announced that he would not enter the 2008 presidential race.^ Al Sharpton (Reverend): Never entered race.
  • Al Sharpton on the Issues 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC senate.ontheissues.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Reply Report Abuse by mthalo ( April 10, 2007 4:39 pm ET ) I'm still waiting for Sharpton to apologize for inciting the riots in Crown Heights.
  • Sharpton: "[W]e want [Imus] fired" | Media Matters for America 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC mediamatters.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ PeterGriffin August 29th, 2007, 12:58 pm Only an idiot like Sharpton would make it a race issue.
  • Al Sharpton: If Vick Were White [Archive] - Sean Hannity Discussion 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC forums.hannity.com [Source type: General]

"I am not going to run," he said.[30]

Celebrity status

Sharpton has made cameo appearances in the movies Cold Feet, Bamboozled, Mr. Deeds, and Malcolm X. .He also has appeared in episodes of the television shows New York Undercover, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Girlfriends, My Wife and Kids, Rescue Me and Boston Legal.^ I can sit here in New York and talk with you, people of two different races, which when I was born there were laws that prohibited such associations.
  • Al Sharpton is my guide | PeterDavid.net 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.peterdavid.net [Source type: Original source]

^ My Dinner with Bill O. (2007) TV episode (special thanks) "The Salt-N-Pepa Show" (special thanks) (1 episode) - Jena 6 (????
  • Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ In October 1998, New York State Supreme Court Justice S. Barrett Hickman ordered Brawley to pay Pagones $185,000.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.He hosted the original Spike TV reality television show I Hate My Job, and an episode of Saturday Night Live.^ But my real job was just to be his son.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ During 2004-05, he hosted the Spike television network show, “I Hate My Job,” a working stiff ’s version of Donald Trump’s “The Apprentice.” He’s appeared as a guest in episodes of such popular television series as “New York Undercover,” “My Wife and Kids,” and “Boston Legal.” For the last few years he’s hosted a syndicated daily radio talk show, “Keepin’ It Real with Al Sharpton,” operating out of the studios of WWRL-AM (New York City) and broadcast by the XM (satellite) and Radio One networks.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Your assertion: "Jesse and Al have made mistakes, but they didn't do it as a host of a TV or Radio Show."
  • BBC - Will & Testament: Shock Jock Racism 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.bbc.co.uk [Source type: General]

.He was a guest on Weekends at the DL on Comedy Central and has been featured in television ads for the Fernando Ferrer campaign for the New York City mayoral election, 2005.^ GREGORY: In New York City, in your city...
  • Newt Discusses Education with Arne Duncan and Al Sharpton on Meet the Press 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC newt.org [Source type: Original source]

^ He had been supporting himself in New York City as a street vendor.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ There were more than 600 traffic fatalities in New York City in 1991 and very few of them led to an indictment.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

He also made a cameo appearance by telephone on the Food Network series, The Secret Life Of . . ., when host .Jim O'Connor expressed disbelief that a restaurant owner who'd named a dish after Sharpton actually knew him.^ October 18, 2009 - 07:52 ET by canuck Thanx for that...Sharpton has a brain...who knew.
  • Al Sharpton Threatens Defamation Lawsuit Against Rush Limbaugh | NewsBusters.org 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC newsbusters.org [Source type: General]

^ That man is a racist and all of you who are calling Rev. Al Sharpton names are calling wrong right and right wrong.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Sharpton blasts Post cartoon linking stimulus bill to apes « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ Sharpton questioned whether Delonas - who has brutally lampooned him in the past - "is making a less-than-casual inference to this form of racism."
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Sharpton blasts Post cartoon linking stimulus bill to apes « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

.During the 2005 Tony Awards, Sharpton appeared in a number put on by the cast of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.^ Himself The 59th Annual Tony Awards (2005) (TV) ....
  • Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ The 59th Annual Tony Awards (2005) (TV) (performer: "Opening Number/Serenity Prayer") Thanks: .
  • Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

.In June 2005, Sharpton signed a contract with Matrix Media to produce and host a live two-hour daily talk program, which did not air.^ Moses and I did two hours live on the radio with Imhotep Gary Byrd (who pioneered black talk radio and who I have often had to turn to in a crisis).
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ DON IMUS, FORMER RADIO TALK SHOW HOST: What I did is made a stupid, idiotic mistake in a comedy context.
  • RealClearPolitics - Articles - Carl Levin, Lindsey Graham, Al Sharpton, Roundtable 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.realclearpolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

^ But Mr. Bobby called me about two hours later and said, you need to call him, he wants to talk to you.

.In November 2005, Sharpton signed with Radio One to host a daily national talk radio program which began airing on January 30, 2006 entitled Keepin It Real with Al Sharpton.^ This is the one thing I agree with Al Sharpton on.
  • AL SHARPTON IS AN IDIOT - Reader comments at The New York Sun 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.nysun.com [Source type: General]

^ During 2004-05, he hosted the Spike television network show, “I Hate My Job,” a working stiff ’s version of Donald Trump’s “The Apprentice.” He’s appeared as a guest in episodes of such popular television series as “New York Undercover,” “My Wife and Kids,” and “Boston Legal.” For the last few years he’s hosted a syndicated daily radio talk show, “Keepin’ It Real with Al Sharpton,” operating out of the studios of WWRL-AM (New York City) and broadcast by the XM (satellite) and Radio One networks.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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  • Nah Right » Video: NYOIL Interviews Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC nahright.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Tax issues

.On May 9, 2008, the Associated Press reported that Sharpton and his businesses owed almost $1.5 million in unpaid taxes and penalties.^ I know your aiming at Al Sharpton (whom by the why is a camera hungry hypocrit) but others who may be associated with the same religion may take that as a shot at them too.
  • Al Sharpton Demands An Apology - Sony Pictures 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC boards.sonypictures.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ We’re talking about Viacom, Time Warner, Vivendi,” Sharpton told the Associated Press yesterday.
  • XXLmag.com - » Rev. Al Sharpton’s “Day of Outrage” Against Hip-Hop Lyrics Spanned 20 Cities Yesterday 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.xxlmag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In an interview with the Associated Press, Rev. Sharpton went even further to question the motives of record companies that release offensive hip-hop music.
  • XXLmag.com - » Rev. Al Sharpton’s “Day of Outrage” Against Hip-Hop Lyrics Spanned 20 Cities Yesterday 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.xxlmag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Sharpton owed $931,000 in federal income tax and $366,000 to New York, and his for-profit company, Rev. Al Communications, owed another $176,000 to the state.[8]
.On June 19, 2008, the New York Post reported that the Internal Revenue Service had sent subpoenas to several corporations that had donated to Sharpton's National Action Network.^ I hope there legal actions against New York Post .
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Sharpton blasts Post cartoon linking stimulus bill to apes « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ The same applies to the New York Post.
  • Al Sharpton is my guide | PeterDavid.net 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.peterdavid.net [Source type: Original source]

^ Picketers from Mr. Sharpton’s National Action Network, sometimes joined by “the Rev.” himself, marched daily outside the store, screaming about “bloodsucking Jews” and “Jew bastards” and threatening to burn the building down .
  • Israpundit » Blog Archive » Obama’s Hate-Filled Entourage Grows 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.israpundit.com [Source type: Original source]

.In 2007 New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo began investigating the National Action Network, because it failed to make proper financial reports, as required for non-profits.^ His National Action Network has twenty-three chapters in fifteen states.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ What would make you a racist is if you treat peole differently when you do have to interact with them in society because of their Race, National Origin, Gender, Religion and/or Sexual Orientation.
  • Sharpton to Limbaugh: Quit the Everglades Club! | Jose Lambiet’s Page2Live.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.page2live.com [Source type: General]

^ Email feedback(at)blogrunner.com Copyright 2007-2008 The New York Times Company .
  • Sharpton, Al - Blogrunner 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.blogrunner.com [Source type: Academic]
  • Sharpton, Al - Blogrunner 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.blogrunner.com [Source type: Academic]

[80] .According to the Post, several major corporations, including Anheuser-Busch and Colgate-Palmolive, have donated thousands of dollars to the National Action Network.^ Colgate-Palmolive, singled out as “Corporation of the Year,” admitted at its annual shareholders’ meeting in New York several weeks later that it had donated $50,000 to National Action Network.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ What National Action Network has done is so important to change America, and it must be changed from the bottom up.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The fact that the NAACP and Sharpton's National Action Network are involved ups the ante considerably.
  • Phoenix - Feathered Bastard - Al Sharpton, Mary Rose Wilcox, ACORN's Bertha Lewis, and Others Blast Joe Arpaio on Media Conference Call 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com [Source type: General]

.The Post asserted that the donations were made to prevent boycotts or rallies by the National Action Network.^ What National Action Network has done is so important to change America, and it must be changed from the bottom up.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The fact that the NAACP and Sharpton's National Action Network are involved ups the ante considerably.
  • Phoenix - Feathered Bastard - Al Sharpton, Mary Rose Wilcox, ACORN's Bertha Lewis, and Others Blast Joe Arpaio on Media Conference Call 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com [Source type: General]

^ The younger King also co-hosted with Sharpton National Action Network’s “Keeping the Dream Alive” awards ceremony in Memphis.
  • FrontPage Magazine - Mainstreaming Demagoguery: Al Sharpton's Rise to Respectability, Part 1 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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.Sharpton countered the investigative actions with a charge that they reflected a political agenda by United States agencies.^ So they will say, “Well, Sharpton has not won a political office.” But that might not be my goal!
  • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

^ The President of the United States announces the biggest commitment to take care of our own since the Great Depression, and Al Sharpton offers this??
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Sharpton blasts Post cartoon linking stimulus bill to apes « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ CNN LARRY KING LIVE Breaking News in Investigation Into Michael Jackson's Death; Al Sharpton, Ann Coulter Debate Politics, Race .
  • Sharpton, Al - Blogrunner 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.blogrunner.com [Source type: Academic]
  • Sharpton, Al - Blogrunner 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.blogrunner.com [Source type: Academic]

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Quotes

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From Wikiquote

.Al Sharpton (born 1954), Pentecostal reverend, civil rights activist, and politician.^ Al Sharpton civil rights group forms in Lake County .
  • Al Sharpton civil rights group forms in Lake County - Chicago Tribune 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC archives.chicagotribune.com [Source type: News]

^ Al sharpton to represent you in a civil rights case?
  • WikiAnswers - How can you contact the Reverend Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC wiki.answers.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Al Sharpton along with EVERYONE else is right!
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Sharpton to Clinton: It’s over « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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  • "There is a systemic and methodical strategy to eliminate our people from doing business off 125th Street.^ At one of the many rallies meant to scare the Jewish owner away, Sharpton charged that there is a systemic and methodical strategy to eliminate our people from doing business off 125th Street.
    • NATIONAL REVIEW: FEATURE ARTICLE JAY NORDLINGER ON THE RISE TO POWER OF AL SHARPTON March 20, 2000 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: News]

    ^ A t one of many rallies meant to scare the Jewish owner away, Sharpton said, “…There is a systematic and methodical strategy to eliminate our people from doing business off 125th Street.
    • Al Sharpton Threatens Defamation Lawsuit Against Rush Limbaugh | NewsBusters.org 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC newsbusters.org [Source type: General]

    ^ At one of the many rallies meant to scare the Jewish owner away, Sharpton charged that “there is a systemic and methodical strategy to eliminate our people from doing business off 125th Street.
    • Israpundit » Blog Archive » Obama’s Hate-Filled Entourage Grows 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.israpundit.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Brutally Honest: Don Imus apologizes to Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.brutallyhonest.org [Source type: General]

    .I want to make it clear ...^ I want to make it clear .
    • NATIONAL REVIEW: FEATURE ARTICLE JAY NORDLINGER ON THE RISE TO POWER OF AL SHARPTON March 20, 2000 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: News]
    • Democrats Embrace Al Sharpton's Racist National Action Network 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.stentorian.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Israpundit » Blog Archive » Obama’s Hate-Filled Entourage Grows 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.israpundit.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Brutally Honest: Don Imus apologizes to Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.brutallyhonest.org [Source type: General]
    • Barack Obama’s Hateful Connections « The Husaria 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC husaria.wordpress.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I want to make it clear ...
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    that we will not stand by and allow them to move this brother so that some white interloper can expand his business." .
    • On the Freddy's Fashion Mart incident.^ In 1995-four years into the putative New Sharpton-there was another, fatal case in which Sharpton had a guilty hand: Freddy’s Fashion Mart.
      • Israpundit » Blog Archive » Obama’s Hate-Filled Entourage Grows 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.israpundit.com [Source type: Original source]

      ^ Or the Freddy’s Fashion Mart slaughter?
      • Hall Of Fame Network Blog » Al “Charlatan” Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC blog.hofmag.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Limbaugh derided Sharpton as having played “a leading role in the 1991 Crown Heights riot” and the “1995 Freddie’s Fashion Mart riot.” .
      • Al Sharpton Threatens To Sue Rush Limbaugh Over WSJ Op-Ed | News One 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC newsone.com [Source type: General]
      • Pat Dollard | Young Americans | Blog Archive » Al Sharpton To Sue Rush Limbaugh Unless He Apologizes 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC patdollard.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      Source: National Review: March 20, 2000
  • "What’s wrong with denouncing white interlopers?"
    • ibid
  • "Clearly, [President Bush] lied. .Now if he is an unconscious liar, and doesn't realize when he's lying, then we're really in trouble."^ Now if he is an unconscious liar, and doesn't realize when he's lying, then we're really in trouble."
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ When we look at the fact that we're not only talking about now a military action, we're talking about really coming in and controlling and maintaining Iraq, possibly for years to come, where is this money going to come from?
    • Online NewsHour: Meet the Candidates: Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.pbs.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ We really think about what we’re doing before we do it now, because we impact so many people.
    • Tag Archive for ‘Al Sharpton’ at The Core Knowledge Blog 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC blog.coreknowledge.org [Source type: General]

    .
    • Source: Democratic presidental debate at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin held on 15 Feb.^ Source: Democratic presidental debate at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin held on 15 Feb.
      • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
      • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

      ^ Source: Democratic 2004 primary debate at USC Feb 26, 2004 Confederate flag must be down everywhere .
      • Al Sharpton on Civil Rights 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.issues2000.org [Source type: Original source]

      ^ Source: Debate at Pace University in Lower Manhattan Sep 25, 2003 Patriot Act is unpatriotic illegitimate legislation .
      • Al Sharpton on Civil Rights 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.issues2000.org [Source type: Original source]

      .2004 [1]
  • I disagreed with the grand jury on [Tawana] Brawley.^ I disagreed with the grand jury on [Tawana] Brawley.
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Do I have a right to disagree with the grand jury?
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Sharpton's credibility came into question when a grand jury found no evidence of any crime against Brawley.
    • RevAlSharpton.com - 2004 U.S. Presidential Candidate 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC revalsharpton.com [Source type: News]
    • The 80s Server -- Icons: The Rev. Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.80s.com [Source type: News]

    .I believed there was enough evidence to go to trial.^ I believed there was enough evidence to go to trial.
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ O'REILLY: I don't want to try anybody, but there is enough evidence that has surfaced here.
    • FOXNews.com - Al Sharpton on the Duke Rape Arrests - Bill O�Reilly | The O�Reilly Factor 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.foxnews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ GRAHAM: Well, from the evidence I've seen, I don't believe that there was any firing of people to stop an investigation.
    • RealClearPolitics - Articles - Carl Levin, Lindsey Graham, Al Sharpton, Roundtable 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.realclearpolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

    .The grand jury said there wasn’t.^ A jury said he wasn’t.
    • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Grand jury said there wasn’t.
    • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ The grand jury said there wasn’t.
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    OK, fine. .Do I have a right to disagree with the grand jury?^ I disagreed with the grand jury on [Tawana] Brawley.
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ I disagreed with the grand jury on Brawley.
    • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Do I have a right to disagree with the grand jury?
    • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .Many Americans believe O.J. Simpson was guilty.^ While its use is still common in many situations, in conversations between African-Americans about African-Americans, many believe that it's wrong for someone of Rev. Jackson's stature to use it.
    • Sharpton 'Very Disappointed' With Jesse Jackson - wcbstv.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC wcbstv.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Many Americans believe O.J. Simpson was guilty.
    • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .A jury said he wasn’t.^ A jury said he wasn’t.
    • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Grand jury said there wasn’t.
    • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ The grand jury said there wasn’t.
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .So I have as much right to question a jury as they do.^ So I have as much right to question a jury as they do.
    • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ There were tough questions to politicians who feel they must attend the event as much to pay homage to Sharpton as to celebrate Dr. King's legacy.
    • Riehl World View: CBS: Hillary Clinton Pays Homage To Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.riehlworldview.com [Source type: General]

    .Does it make somebody a racist?^ Does it make somebody a racist?
    • Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics - Wikinews, the free news source 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ That does not make him racist.
    • Al Sharpton: Say no to Rush Limbaugh's NFL bid | Political Insider 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC blogs.ajc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Uttering some racist slang without thinking carefully enough about it does not a racist make.
    • BBC - Will & Testament: Shock Jock Racism 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.bbc.co.uk [Source type: General]

    No! .They just disagreed with the jury.^ They just disagreed with the jury.
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    So did I.
    • Interview by David Shankbone (3 December 2007)

From the 2004 DNC

  • "Mr. President, as I close, Mr. President, I heard you say Friday that you had questions for voters, particularly African- American voters. .And you asked the question: Did the Democratic Party take us for granted?^ Let me ask you several questions.
    • Al Sharpton is my guide | PeterDavid.net 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.peterdavid.net [Source type: Original source]

    ^ We tried to do what you asked us to do.

    ^ And you [asked] the question: Did the Democratic Party take us for granted?
    • American Rhetoric: Reverend Al Sharpton -- 2004 Democratic National Convention Address 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC americanrhetoric.com [Source type: Original source]

    .Well, I have raised questions.^ Well, I have raised questions.
    • Al-sharpton.com--Al Sharpton Speeches-Al-Sharpton.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC al-sharpton.com [Source type: Original source]
    • American Rhetoric: Reverend Al Sharpton -- 2004 Democratic National Convention Address 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC americanrhetoric.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .But let me answer your question.^ But let me answer your question.
    • Al-sharpton.com--Al Sharpton Speeches-Al-Sharpton.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC al-sharpton.com [Source type: Original source]
    • American Rhetoric: Reverend Al Sharpton -- 2004 Democratic National Convention Address 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC americanrhetoric.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ President, as I close, Mr. President, I heard you say Friday that you had questions for voters, particularly African- American voters. And you asked the question: Did the Democratic Party take us for granted? Well, I have raised questions. But let me answer your question.
    • Text of Al Sharpton's Address to the Democratic National Convention (washingtonpost.com) 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.washingtonpost.com [Source type: News]

    ^ MCCAIN Says: May 8th, 2008 at 6:16 am I think that court already answered your questions.
    • Al Sharpton Arrested » Right Pundits 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: General]

    .You said the Republican Party was the party of Lincoln and Frederick Douglass.^ "You [President Bush again] said the Republican Party was the party of [Abraham] Lincoln and Frederick Douglass.
    • VDARE.com: 08/02/04 - Al�Obama? Is There Really A Difference? 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.vdare.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ You know the Republican party is toxic when ...
    • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Sharpton blasts Post cartoon linking stimulus bill to apes « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    ^ You said the Republican Party was the party of Lincoln and Frederick Douglass.
    • Al-sharpton.com--Al Sharpton Speeches-Al-Sharpton.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC al-sharpton.com [Source type: Original source]
    • American Rhetoric: Reverend Al Sharpton -- 2004 Democratic National Convention Address 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC americanrhetoric.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    It is true that Mr. Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, after which there was a commitment to give 40 acres and a mule. .That's where the argument, to this day, of reparations starts.^ That's where the argument, to this day, of reparations starts.
    • Al Sharpton on Civil Rights 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.issues2000.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al-sharpton.com--Al Sharpton Speeches-Al-Sharpton.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC al-sharpton.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Text of Al Sharpton's Address to the Democratic National Convention (washingtonpost.com) 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.washingtonpost.com [Source type: News]
    • American Rhetoric: Reverend Al Sharpton -- 2004 Democratic National Convention Address 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC americanrhetoric.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .We never got the 40 acres.^ We never got the 40 acres.
    • Al Sharpton on Civil Rights 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.issues2000.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al-sharpton.com--Al Sharpton Speeches-Al-Sharpton.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC al-sharpton.com [Source type: Original source]
    • American Rhetoric: Reverend Al Sharpton -- 2004 Democratic National Convention Address 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC americanrhetoric.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ We never got the 40 acres. We went all the way to Herbert Hoover, and we never got the 40 acres.
    • Text of Al Sharpton's Address to the Democratic National Convention (washingtonpost.com) 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.washingtonpost.com [Source type: News]

    ^ We went all the way to Herbert Hoover, and we never got the 40 acres.
    • Al Sharpton on Civil Rights 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.issues2000.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al-sharpton.com--Al Sharpton Speeches-Al-Sharpton.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC al-sharpton.com [Source type: Original source]
    • American Rhetoric: Reverend Al Sharpton -- 2004 Democratic National Convention Address 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC americanrhetoric.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • VDARE.com: 08/02/04 - Al�Obama? Is There Really A Difference? 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.vdare.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .We went all the way to Herbert Hoover, and we never got the 40 acres.^ We never got the 40 acres. We went all the way to Herbert Hoover, and we never got the 40 acres.
    • Text of Al Sharpton's Address to the Democratic National Convention (washingtonpost.com) 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.washingtonpost.com [Source type: News]

    ^ We never got the 40 acres.
    • Al Sharpton on Civil Rights 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.issues2000.org [Source type: Original source]
    • American Rhetoric: Reverend Al Sharpton -- 2004 Democratic National Convention Address 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC americanrhetoric.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ We went all the way to Herbert Hoover, and we never got the 40 acres.
    • Al Sharpton on Civil Rights 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.issues2000.org [Source type: Original source]
    • American Rhetoric: Reverend Al Sharpton -- 2004 Democratic National Convention Address 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC americanrhetoric.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • VDARE.com: 08/02/04 - Al�Obama? Is There Really A Difference? 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.vdare.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    We didn't get the mule. So we decided we'd ride this donkey as far as it would take us."
  • "Mr. President, you said would we have more leverage if both parties got our votes, but we didn't come this far playing political games. .It was those that earned our vote that got our vote.^ It was those that earned our vote that got our vote.
    • Al Sharpton on Civil Rights 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.issues2000.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al-sharpton.com--Al Sharpton Speeches-Al-Sharpton.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC al-sharpton.com [Source type: Original source]
    • American Rhetoric: Reverend Al Sharpton -- 2004 Democratic National Convention Address 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC americanrhetoric.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .We got the Civil Rights Act under a Democrat.^ The Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under the Law is representing the plaintiffs, who are joined in the suit by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

    ^ They are acting in concert to keep this racial division and antagonism alive and well in this country while our government steals this country right out from under us.
    • Al Sharpton to Rush Limbaugh: Apologize or I’ll sue! | Jose Lambiet’s Page2Live.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.page2live.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Sharpton is one of the biggest racist in the country, and he hides this under he cloak of being a civil rights leader -- patooey!
    • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Sharpton blasts Post cartoon linking stimulus bill to apes « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    .We got the Voting Rights Act under a Democrat.^ In a fiery speech aimed at President Bush's recent appeal to African-American voters, the Rev. Al Sharpton on Wednesday told the president that blacks earned the right to vote under Democrats and it's "not for sale."
    • Al Sharpton: News & Videos about Al Sharpton - CNN.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC topics.cnn.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Hamer's stand inspired Dr. King's march in Selma, which brought about the Voting Rights Act of 1965.  .
    • Text of Al Sharpton's Address to the Democratic National Convention (washingtonpost.com) 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.washingtonpost.com [Source type: News]

    ^ We got the right to organize under Democrats.
    • Al Sharpton on Civil Rights 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.issues2000.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al-sharpton.com--Al Sharpton Speeches-Al-Sharpton.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC al-sharpton.com [Source type: Original source]
    • American Rhetoric: Reverend Al Sharpton -- 2004 Democratic National Convention Address 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC americanrhetoric.com [Source type: Original source]

    .We got the right to organize under Democrats.^ We got the right to organize under Democrats.
    • Al Sharpton on Civil Rights 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.issues2000.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al-sharpton.com--Al Sharpton Speeches-Al-Sharpton.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC al-sharpton.com [Source type: Original source]
    • American Rhetoric: Reverend Al Sharpton -- 2004 Democratic National Convention Address 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC americanrhetoric.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ We got the Civil Rights Act under a Democrat.
    • Al Sharpton on Civil Rights 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.issues2000.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al-sharpton.com--Al Sharpton Speeches-Al-Sharpton.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC al-sharpton.com [Source type: Original source]
    • American Rhetoric: Reverend Al Sharpton -- 2004 Democratic National Convention Address 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC americanrhetoric.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ We got the Voting Rights Act under a Democrat.
    • Al Sharpton on Civil Rights 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.issues2000.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al-sharpton.com--Al Sharpton Speeches-Al-Sharpton.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC al-sharpton.com [Source type: Original source]
    • American Rhetoric: Reverend Al Sharpton -- 2004 Democratic National Convention Address 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC americanrhetoric.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    Mr. President, the reason we are fighting so hard, the reason we took Florida so seriously, is our right to vote wasn't gained because of our age. .Our vote was soaked in the blood of martyrs, soaked in the blood of good men, soaked in the blood of four little girls in Birmingham.^ Our vote was soaked in the blood of martyrs, soaked in the blood of Goodman, Chaney, and Schwerner, soaked in the blood of four little girls in Birmingham.
    • Al-sharpton.com--Al Sharpton Speeches-Al-Sharpton.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC al-sharpton.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Our vote was soaked in the blood of martyrs, soaked in the blood of good men, soaked in the blood of four little girls in Birmingham.
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Our vote was soaked in the blood of martyrs, soaked in the blood of Goodman , Chaney , and Schwerner , soaked in the blood of four little girls in Birmingham.
    • American Rhetoric: Reverend Al Sharpton -- 2004 Democratic National Convention Address 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC americanrhetoric.com [Source type: Original source]

    .This vote is sacred to us.^ This vote is sacred to us."
    • VDARE.com: 08/02/04 - Al�Obama? Is There Really A Difference? 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.vdare.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ This vote is sacred to us.
    • Al Sharpton on Civil Rights 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.issues2000.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al-sharpton.com--Al Sharpton Speeches-Al-Sharpton.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC al-sharpton.com [Source type: Original source]
    • American Rhetoric: Reverend Al Sharpton -- 2004 Democratic National Convention Address 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC americanrhetoric.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .This vote can't be bargained away.^ This vote can't be bargained away.
    • Al Sharpton on Civil Rights 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.issues2000.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al-sharpton.com--Al Sharpton Speeches-Al-Sharpton.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC al-sharpton.com [Source type: Original source]
    • American Rhetoric: Reverend Al Sharpton -- 2004 Democratic National Convention Address 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC americanrhetoric.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .This vote can't be given away.^ This vote can't be given away.
    • Al Sharpton on Civil Rights 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.issues2000.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al-sharpton.com--Al Sharpton Speeches-Al-Sharpton.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC al-sharpton.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Text of Al Sharpton's Address to the Democratic National Convention (washingtonpost.com) 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.washingtonpost.com [Source type: News]
    • American Rhetoric: Reverend Al Sharpton -- 2004 Democratic National Convention Address 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC americanrhetoric.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    Mr. President, in all due respect, Mr. President, read my lips: Our vote is not for sale."
  • "But we believed if we kept on working, if we kept on marching, if we kept on voting, if we kept on believing, we would make America beautiful for everybody."
  • "I suggest to you tonight that if George Bush had selected the [Supreme] court in '54, Clarence Thomas would have never got to law school."

Attributed

.
  • "They tried to say that being gay is a sin, and I said that adultery is a sin.^ It seems they were arrested simply because they asked why the ticket was being given,” said Hardy.
    • Al Sharpton's Ex-Wife & Daughter Arrested | News One 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC newsone.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I haven’t said anything near what Gary Hart said, and I get hit with things nobody can even say they heard me say.” .
    • Al Sharpton: I Want To Be Considered On the Merits – Forward.com 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC forward.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Even after the media backtracked on their claim because they couldn't prove it, Al is STILL saying that Rush had been exposed for what he said.
    • Al Sharpton Threatens Defamation Lawsuit Against Rush Limbaugh | NewsBusters.org 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC newsbusters.org [Source type: General]

    .Adultery is responsible for breaking up more marriages, but do we put that in the Constitution?^ Adultery is responsible for breaking up more marriages, but do we put that in the Constitution?
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ As for African American women we hold true to the value of marriage more than anything till a man fuck up.
    • Al Sharpton Blasts Tiger Woods for Lack of Mistress Diversity | Celeb Jihad 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.celebjihad.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .It’s absurd."
  • "Now that they have achieved the capture of Hussein, they should appeal to the UN to come in with a multilateral redevelopment plan.^ "Now that they have achieved the capture of Hussein, they should appeal to the UN to come in with a multilateral redevelopment plan.
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ (Jan 2004) UN-based multilateral redevelopment plan for Iraq.

    ^ We are not going to have any big name come here now and tell us the field should be limited, and we can't be heard."
    • Rev. Al Sharpton did not invent the Internet • The Register 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theregister.co.uk [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .This is all the more reason this war should come to an immediate end."
  • "I believe something happened to Tawana Brawley.^ "I believe something happened to Tawana Brawley.
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ I believe, as the jury in the case you talked about, something happened to Tawana Brawley.

    ^ This is all the more reason this war should come to an immediate end."
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    . . .I think it is absurd that someone would say that a 15-year-old girl could have made all that up, including fooling a hospital."^ She now says she made it all up.
    • Drew Curtis' FARK.com -- links tagged 'Al Sharpton' 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.fark.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Um, it was all made up.
    • Al Sharpton: If Vick Were White [Archive] - Sean Hannity Discussion 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC forums.hannity.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I think it is absurd that someone would say that a 15-year-old girl could have made all that up, including fooling a hospital."
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .
    • regarding the 1987 Tawana Brawley scandal, later shown to be a hoax
  • "Who defines terrorists?^ Regarding terrorists: Who defines terrorists?
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ [Sharpton's] greatest infamy came in 1987, with the Tawana Brawley hoax.
    • Al Sharpton, America's National Scold (The ACRU Blog) 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theacru.org [Source type: General]

    ^ Tawana Brawley scandal, later shown to be a hoax "Who defines terrorists?
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    Today's terrorist is tomorrow's friend. .We were the ones that worked with Saddam Hussein.^ We were the ones that worked with Saddam Hussein.
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .The United States worked with bin Laden."
  • "If the Jews want to get it on," he said, "tell them to pin their yarmulkes back and come over to my house."^ Later Sharpton said, If the Jews want to get it on, tell them to pin their yarmulkes back and come over to my house.
    • Al Sharpton - Race Baiter and Hypocrite, See for yourself what Al has never apologize [Archive] - Xbox 360 & Xbox Forums 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC forum.teamxbox.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ "If the Jews want to get it on," he said, "tell them to pin their yarmulkes back and come over to my house."
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ I f the Jews want to get it on, tell them to pin their yarmulkes back and come over to my house."
    • Rich Lowry on Al Sharpton on National Review Online 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
  • "We stated openly that Steven Pagones did it.^ Or the Crown Heights deadly riots?
    • Hall Of Fame Network Blog » Al “Charlatan” Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC blog.hofmag.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Sharpton had said before, We stated openly that Steven Pagones did it.
    • NATIONAL REVIEW: FEATURE ARTICLE JAY NORDLINGER ON THE RISE TO POWER OF AL SHARPTON March 20, 2000 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: News]

    ^ "We stated openly that Steven Pagones did it.
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .If we're lying, sue us, so we can go into court with you and prove you did it.^ If we're lying, sue us, so we can go into court with you and prove you did it.
    • Al Sharpton, America's National Scold (The ACRU Blog) 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theacru.org [Source type: General]

    ^ Tell us what you're thinking!
    • Al Sharpton Blasts Tiger Woods for Lack of Mistress Diversity | Celeb Jihad 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.celebjihad.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ If were lying, sue us, so we can go into court with you and prove you did it.
    • NATIONAL REVIEW: FEATURE ARTICLE JAY NORDLINGER ON THE RISE TO POWER OF AL SHARPTON March 20, 2000 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: News]

    .Sue us — sue us right now."^ Sue us -- sue us right now."
    • Al Sharpton, America's National Scold (The ACRU Blog) 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.theacru.org [Source type: General]

    ^ Sue us — sue us right now."
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Sue us — sue us right now.
    • NATIONAL REVIEW: FEATURE ARTICLE JAY NORDLINGER ON THE RISE TO POWER OF AL SHARPTON March 20, 2000 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: News]

  • "Don't piss on my leg and tell me it's raining."
    • To Vicente Fox, President of Mexico, after remarks Fox made that seemed to disparage African Americans

Others

  • Regarding Michael Riccardi's attempt on his life:
Though there were over 200 policemen standing around, none of them made a move to grab him.
  • Regarding the Democratic party:
.I do believe the Democratic party has moved far to the right.^ Regarding the Democratic party: I do believe the Democratic party has moved far to the right.
  • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
  • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ I do believe the Democratic party has moved far to the right.
  • Al Sharpton quotes 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC thinkexist.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Tying the Democratic Party to such an unpopular national figure – especially one who is actually sympathetic to Republicans – is a good move by Republicans.
  • Bill Maher, Al Sharpton, and 2008 - Jed Report 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.jedreport.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

I do believe that the party has a bunch of elephants running around in donkey clothes.
  • Regarding the federal government's response to Hurricane Katrina:
.I wrestled with this, even over the last few days, as I sat and stood and walked in Louisiana, where I saw people ravaged, lives torn.^ Regarding the federal government's response to Hurricane Katrina : I wrestled with this, even over the last few days, as I sat and stood and walked in Louisiana , where I saw people ravaged, lives torn.
  • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
  • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ The Cost Of Dying, Cameron's Avatar Steve Kroft reports many people hospitalized near the end of their lives are spending their last days in an intensive care unit, subjected to extraordinary care at enormous cost.
  • WAOK - Rev. Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.waok.com [Source type: General]

^ I also sat down and watched the news channels and saw a lot of garbage being done that should earn some people more scorn than the artist is receiving.
  • Al Sharpton is my guide | PeterDavid.net 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.peterdavid.net [Source type: Original source]

I thought about the fact that we need a man that's strong enough to bring us through 9/11 but compassionate enough that if Katrina hits, will make sure that poor people are not the scapegoats of a natural disaster.
  • Regarding police brutality:
Crime is going down everywhere but in the New York City Police Department.
  • Regarding racism in America:
We have defeated Jim Crow, but now we have to deal with his son, James Crow Jr., esquire. (Quote from funeral of the late Rosa Parks)
  • Regarding terrorists:
.Who defines terrorists?^ Regarding terrorists: Who defines terrorists?
  • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
  • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Tawana Brawley scandal, later shown to be a hoax "Who defines terrorists?
  • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
  • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

Today's terrorist is tomorrow's friend.
  • Regarding achievement in black history:
.White folks were in caves while we were building empires....^ Regarding achievement in black history: White folks were in caves while we were building empires....
  • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
  • Al Sharpton - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ White folks was in the cave when we had built empires.
  • The story of al sharpton - Thomas Clough 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ At another public event , Sharpton declared: “White folks was in caves while we was building empires...We taught philosophy and astrology and mathematics before Socrates and them Greek homos ever got around to it.” .
  • FrontPage Magazine - The Nine Lives of Al Sharpton 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC 97.74.65.51 [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

We taught philosophy, astrology, and mathematics before Socrates and those Greek homos.
16 17
.I want his children to know: wasn't anything strange about your Daddy.^ AMEN! To his children "There was nothing strange about your daddy.
  • Al Sharpton // Current 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC current.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ To his children "There was nothing strange about your daddy.
  • Al Sharpton // Current 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC current.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It was strange what your daddy had to deal with, but he dealt with it."
  • Al Sharpton // Current 10 February 2010 10:59 UTC current.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

It was strange what your Daddy had to deal with.

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