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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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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.

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.

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

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

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