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Rev. Al Sharpton speaks during a tribute for the recently departed Dr. Maya Angelou at the National Action Network in Harlem on May 31, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Sharpton: Brat’s Win ‘Threatens Civil Rights, Immigration Rights’ In US

Rev. Al Sharpton warns that Dave Brat’s primary win over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor threatens civil rights in the United States.

06/12/2014

MSNBC host Al Sharpton called on Democratic voters to go to “war this summer” ahead of the 2014 midterm elections in which Republicans only need six seats to gain control of the Senate – which Sharpton said would be a “checkmate” over Democrats. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Sharpton Declares ‘War’ Against GOP To Block ‘Checkmate’ Midterm Victory

MSNBC host Al Sharpton called on Democratic voters to go to “war this summer” ahead of the 2014 midterm elections in which Republicans only need six seats to gain control of the Senate – which Sharpton said would be a “checkmate” over Democrats.

05/08/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton listens as Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the National Action Network's annual King Day Breakfast, at The Mayflower Hotel, on Jan. 20, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Sharpton: ‘We Had Full Employment In The Black Community During Slavery’

Al Sharpton said that the last time African-Americans were fully employed was during slavery.

02/19/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama greets Rev Al Sharpton as he arrives to speak at the 20th anniversary National Action Network Gala on April 6, 2011 at a hotel in New York City. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Sharpton: ‘Many Of Us Are Frustrated’ Obama Hasn’t Brought Up Race Card More Often

Civil rights leader Al Sharpton responded to President Obama’s recent comments on the racial effect to his approval numbers by stating that he believes the president doesn’t bring up “the race card” enough.

01/22/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at a rally he organized in response to the non-guilty verdict for George Zimmerman regarding the killing of Trayvon Martin on July 20, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Sharpton’s March Protests ‘Continuing Issues’ Preventing Fullfilment of King’s Dream

Next week, the nation’s first black president, a living symbol of the racial progress Martin Luther King Jr. dreamed about, will stand near the spot where King stood 50 years ago and say where he believes this nation should be headed.

08/23/2013

File photo of the Rev. Al Sharpton. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Trade Association: Sharpton’s Group Owes $28,000 In Late Rent

When it comes to renting D.C. office space, even the Rev. Al Sharpton can’t pay the rent on time – going on seven months.

11/29/2012

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