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Op-Ed: Sharpton Admits A Vote For Obama Was A Vote For Socialism

In this video, the reverend Sharpton admitts that when the American people voted for Obama for president, they were voting for Socialism.

Op-Ed: ​The Megan Williams hoax is keeping racism alive

The "Reverend" Al Sharpton is not a quick study. You would think that after the Tawana Brawley and The Duke LaCrosse incidents he would have learned to practice a modicum of restraint. You might think that, but you'd be wrong.

Is there racial bias in the media? Special

Governor Paterson claimed racial bias in the news? Was he right or was he simply covering his inadequacies? Is racial bias or racism prevalent in news; and if so, how is it manifested?

Al Sharpton and Newt Gingrich join forces

The two political figures may be opposites when it comes to ideology but they will put their differences aside for a good cause.

Startling Developments In The Dr. Gates Arrest Case, With Updates

Obama is in the eye of the storm. Crowley's a racial profiling expert. Bill Cosby and other prominent black figures blasted the President. A Bronx-based Ghanaian scholar familiar with Dr. Gates claims he hates both whites and Native Africans. Much more.

CPD Officer James Crowley Defends Himself, Gates Threatens To Sue

Sgt. James Crowley, the CPD officer who arrested Dr. Gates last week, has denied charges of racism. Crowley was also the officer who attempted to save Celtics star Reggie Lewis' life in 1993. Also, Dr. Gates has threatened to sue. UPDATES ADDED.

Op-Ed: America's Deteriorating Social Fabric, and How We Can Fix It

Advocates of candidate Obama promised us America would enter a new Golden Age of social harmony with his election. Yet actions by liberals, even Obama himself, have led to some of the worst social conflicts in years. It is up to him, and us, to fix it.

Rep. King vs. Al Sharpton over proposed Michael Jackson stamp

Congressman Peter King (R-NY) is causing further controversy today over Michael Jackson. The veteran lawmaker is opposing an effort by Reverend Al Sharpton to put Michael Jackson's image on a postage stamp.

Do Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson Still Speak for African Americans? Special

Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson have been high profile spokespersons for African Americans for years. They are regularly interviewed about issues having to do with that group. But since the election do they continue to be in charge?

Reverend Al Sharpton Assembles Panel on Education

As the nation celebrated the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday, and prepared for the Presidential inauguration of Barack Obama, Reverend Al Sharpton, founder of the National Action Network called for a new movement to improve the lives of children.

Al Sharpton Backs Wrong Horse Again, Jena 6 Defendant

Nooses hanging on a tree in a schoolyard became front page news in 2006. Marchers from all over the South gathered with media to protest.

Al Sharpton Found Guilty On Charges Related To May Protest In New York

Al Sharpton was found guilty of charges related to his staging of protests against the acquittal of police related to a 2006 shooting of an unarmed man just hours before his wedding. The citywide "slowdown" froze roadways and bridges in New York.

Al Sharpton Denies Allegations of Corporate Shakedowns

Al Sharpton is being accused of threatening racial boycotts to obtain funds from large corporations for his National Action Network (NAN) charity. Sharpton has denied any wrongdoing and the US Attorney's Office in Brooklyn is conducting an investigation.

Rev. Sharpton Weighs In On Sen. Clinton's Candidacy

In the wake of the continuing Democratic Race between frontrunners Senator Hillary Clinton of New York and Senator Barack Obama of Illinois, Reverend Al Sharpton has weighed in.

Op-Ed: Al Quiet On The East River Front, Hillary Calls Nicole Bell Twice

It's been an eerily quiet week for Al Sharpton after promising to "shut NYC down" over the Bell verdict. Some details on Big Al's game plan for 'justice', Hillary two 'justice' calls to Nicole Bell, and an old Big Al story that will turn your stomach.

Op-Ed: Did Al Sharpton Blast Obama for 'Grandstanding in Front of White People'?

According to today's New York Post, the Rev. Al Sharpton accused Barack Obama of trying to 'grandstand in front of white people' over the Sean Bell verdict. Now Fox News says otherwise, and Sharpton is demanding a retraction. So did Big Al say it or not?

Al Sharpton Vows to 'Shut New York City Down' After Officer Acquittals in Bell Case

"We strategically know how to stop the city so people stand still and realize that you do not have the right to shoot down unarmed, innocent civilians," Sharpton told a huge crowd at his Harlem office. "This city will deal with the blood of Sean Bell."

Op-Ed: 'Racism, Inc.' Keeping Hate Alive in the Black Community

'There are those who make a business of keeping the troubles, wrongs and hardships of the Negro race before the public. They do not want the Negro to lose his grievances because they do not want to lose their jobs.' - Booker T. Washington (1856-1915)

OpEd: Whose Butt is Bill O'Reilly Kisssing?

Bill O'Reilly the champion for the conservatives will be an honored guest at Al Sharpton's invitation-only, Keeper of the Dream VIP reception. Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards and Hillary Clinton, among others, will also be there.

Don Imus to Appear on Al Sharpton's Radio Show

After inappropriate remarks were made by Don Imus last week he will appear on Sharpton's show.

Sharpton Rips Obama: Keeps Endorsement On Hold

With the race for the Democratic presidential nomination already in high gear, the Reverend Al Sharpton jumped into the fray today with some tough criticism for Senator Barak Obama.

Al Sharpton Descendant Of Slave Owned By Sen. Strom Thurmond's Family

Strom Thurmond's family owned slave who was member of Al Sharpton's family

Sharpton: Comedian's apology not enough

I really do not see what good this meeting is going to do but if the Reverend wants to do it more power to him...

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