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The Rev. Al Sharpton delivered the eulogy for George Floyd during a memorial service that took place on Thursday, June 4, 2020, at North Central University in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Along with Sharpton, the nationally televised service featured speeches from members of Floyd’s family and attorney Ben Crump. Other notable attendees included Kevin Hart, Ludacris, Tiffany…

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Respected community leader and activist Al Sharpton recently called for a closure of Black churches during this global health crisis. Rolling out publisher Munson Steed spoke with Sharpton on our Power and Company segment about the important message that he wants to spread to our community as we approach Easter Sunday. Why was it important…

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Al Sharpton called for all Black churches to close during the global pandemic. During a conference call with several prominent religious leaders in America, Sharpton made a plea to cancel all in-person services. Sharpton wanted to get the message out to the masses as Easter approaches. The call to action was prompted by the arrest…

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The homegoing service for Aretha Franklin surpassed all expectations. For nearly nine hours, family members, friends, celebrities, politicians, members of the clergy, and fans honored the “Queen of Soul.” Held at the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit, the service began shortly after 10 a.m. and concluded just before 7 p.m. Memorable moments included a sea of…

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Man, it’s been a while since I’ve heard the “stop snitching” phrase. But it has recently been given new life with the revelations that former national security adviser Michael Flynn was now willing to testify about the Trump team’s dealings with Russia—but only if immunity was offered in exchange for his testimony. The implications here…

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If you watch mainstream media today, you know that every time a Black leader gets national media coverage for discussing issues that affect the Black community, he is often vilified as popularity increases. From Al Sharpton, Min. Louis Farrakhan and even President Obama, Blacks leaders are pigeonholed into what a “responsible” leader for the Black community should say…

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As awards season kicks into full gear, popular network TV One will partner with Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network to throw its hat in the ring with its planned exclusive broadcast of the 2015 Triumph Awards. Versatile actress Tichina Arnold (Martin, Everybody Hates Chris) has been tapped to host what promises to be a…

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MSNBC has announced that “PoliticsNation” hosted by Rev. Al Sharpton will be moved. Instead of a nightly show, Sharpton will join the ranks of early Sunday morning news shows. Sharpton’s new Sunday slot will be at 8 a.m. putting him in direct competition with popular shows on CNN and FOX and other broadcast networks. MSNBC Chief Phil…

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On Thursday, Aug. 6, the Rev. Al Sharpton, rapper and actor Common and the incomparable Patti LaBelle partnered with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation for the Vote 2 End HIV: #blackvotesmatter” concert. AID Atlanta, Robi Reed’s For Hope Foundation and LoveHealthy.org came together to galvanize voter support for government resources being directed toward AIDS prevention in minority communities. The free…

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