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Al Sharpton: Trump ‘in the Raw’ Is Not Coherent

Friday on MSNBC’s “Deadline: White House,” network host Al Sharpton said  President Donald Trump’s Thursday morning interview on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends” showed he was not “coherent.” Sharpton said, “You know, I come on Sunday mornings, 8:00, at PoliticsNation live. I’ll

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Protests Continue Over Stephon Clark in Sacramento

Riots and protests over the shooting death of 22-year-old father Stephon Clark by police last month continued to rock Sacramento last weekend, causing the shutdown of major roadways and strengthening calls for justice.

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Sharpton to Trump: ‘You Are a Racist’

Monday at Reagan National Airport outside of Washington, DC, TMZ caught up with MSNBC host Al Sharpton and asked him about President Donald Trump’s reported “shithole” comments. When asked if the president is racist Sharpton said, “You don’t have to spray paint the N-word

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Sharpton: Trump Is a ‘Symbol of Northern Bigotry’

Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” network weekend host Al Sharpton said President Donald Trump was “a symbol of Northern bigotry.” Sharpton said, “He never left the Queens way, he and his father were sued for racial discrimination for who they would rent

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Al Sharpton: Trump ‘Polarizer-in-Chief,’ ‘Channels’ Racism

Thursday on France 24, MSNBC host Al Sharpton said President Donald Trump is a “polarizer-in-chief” who “channels” racism. Partial transcript as follows: HOST: What exactly is Donald Trump up to? You’ve known him for years, fellow New Yorkers, of course,

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Al Sharpton: Jerry Jones Has a ‘Plantation Kind of Mentality’

Thursday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” network host Al Sharpton compared owner and general manager of the Dallas Cowboys Jerry Jones to slave owners for saying he would discipline players who kneeled during the National Anthem. Sharpton said, “So you have an all-white league of owners

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Al Sharpton on Jemele Hill Suspension: ‘We Won’t Stand for This’

Rev. Al Sharpton thinks it is “outrageous” ESPN is suspending “SC6” anchor Jemele Hill over her tweets calling for a Dallas Cowboys boycott because owner Jerry Jones is requiring players to stand for the national anthem. “First of all, Jemele Hill

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Irish University Honors Al Sharpton With James Joyce Award for Civil Rights

Rev. Al Sharpton joined Nobel Prize-winner and anti-apartheid leader Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Irish politician John Hume, poet Seamus Heaney, and far-left theorist Noam Chomsky when he received the James Joyce Award by the Literary and Historical Society of the University College in Dublin, Ireland for his achievements in civil rights.

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Al Sharpton Group Wants Kid Rock Detroit Concerts Canceled

The choice of Kid Rock as the opening act for a new sports arena in mostly black Detroit has injected the musician into the national debate over race and culture because of his embrace of the Confederate flag, an expletive-laced criticism of NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and unabashed support for President Donald Trump.

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Sharpton: The Jefferson Memorial Shouldn’t Get Public Funds

On Monday’s “Charlie Rose” on PBS, Rev. Al Sharpton argued that the Jefferson Memorial should not receive public funds. Partial Transcript as Follows: Charlie Rose: “Should they take down the Jefferson Memorial?” Al Sharpton: “I think that people need to

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Sharpton: Trump’s Speech to Police Was ‘Against Decency’

Sunday on MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation,” host Al Sharpton said President Donald Trump’s comments Friday in Suffolk County, NY used “ethnic slurs” to advocate rougher treatment of people in police custody and therefore “against decency.” Sharpton played a clip of Trump saying, “When

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Sharpton: Pence Is a ‘True Enemy’ of Civil Rights

This week on “The Tom Joyner Morning Show,” MSNBC host Al Sharpton said Vice President Mike Pence was a “true believer in alt-right stuff” and a “true enemy” of civil rights. When asked if President Donald Trump is impeached would