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Al Sharpton Surrogate Disrupts Event: ‘Folk’ Don’t Trust Trump Administration to Conduct 2020 Census

An event with faith leaders from around the country on Tuesday in Washington, DC, focused on the importance of participation in the 2020 Census devolved into politically charged dialogue when the Rev. Nelson B. Rivers III of Al Sharpton’s National Action Network said black and brown “folk” don’t trust the Trump administration to fairly conduct the census.

Steven Gillingham, the director of the U.S. Census Bureau (center) listens with other members of the bureau as a representative from Al Sharpton's National Action Network complained about the Trump administration's ability to conduct the 2020 Census. (Penny Starr/Breitbart News)

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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War on Police: Father of Executed Dallas Cop Sues BLM, Soros

The father of one of the officers executed in Dallas in July at a Black Lives Matter protest filed a lawsuit on Monday against Black Lives Matter, Rev. Al Sharpton, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, and others charging that they inflamed and inspired a “War on Police.”

Micah Xavier Johnson, a man suspected by Dallas Police in a shooting attack and who was killed during a manhunt, is seen in an undated photo from his Facebook account. Micah X. Johnson via Facebook via

Al Sharpton to New Black Panthers: Get Out of Charleston

The National Action Network (NAN)—Al Sharpton’s civil rights group that has close ties to the Obama administration—has called on the New Black Panther Party to get out of Charleston, South Carolina. Local NAN leaders held a press conference Wednesday night in Marion Square, where the Panther rally had been held the night before and said they “will not allow hate” in the wake of the slaughter of nine black churchgoers, allegedly at the hands of a white racist.

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Black Pastor To Al Sharpton: ‘You’re Nothing But A Pimp!’

Sharpton founded NAN in 1991. As Breitbart News reported in April of last year, the IRS fined the nonprofit for not properly reporting its taxes, and it was charged with $1.9 million in back taxes and penalties. Additionally, the New York Times reported last November that Sharpton owes more than $4.5 million in state and federal taxes.

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