Rev. Al Sharpton: 'I Will Come to Baltimore This Week'Reverend Al Sharpton issued a statement Monday on the Freddie Gray's police-custody death and says he will come to Baltimore after requests for his involvement.
Sharpton Planning National March On Washington Following Garner's DeathRev. Al Sharpton is planning a national march on Washington next week following a grand jury decision not to indict a New York City police officer in the death of Eric Garner.
Obama Pitches For Votes On Black RadioPresident Barack Obama is turning to black radio listeners to plead for midterm votes, a targeted approach to drum up Democratic support at a time when many candidates don't want him around in person.
Gilbert Arenas Blasts Sharpton In Race-Laced Rant Over Ferguson ProtestsNBA All-Star Gilbert Arenas blasted civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton in a race-laced rant labeling him a “coon” that has made the incendiary Ferguson, Missouri situation even worse.
Obama: 'The Death Of Michael Brown Is Heartbreaking'President Barack Obama says that while the shooting death of a Missouri teenager has prompted "strong passions," people should remember Michael Brown through "reflection and understanding."
Obama To Attend NYC Sharpton Conference The Rev. Al Sharpton is holding his annual civil rights conference amid a backdrop of questions about his cooperation with the FBI in the 1980s.
100,000 Expected To Participate In Civil Rights March In DCAlice Long planned months ago to use vacation time to travel from Huntsville, Ala., to the 50th anniversary events for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
Sharpton to Lead 'Justice for Trayvon' Rallies in 100 citiesThe Rev. Al Sharpton announced Tuesday that he will lead a national "Justice for Trayvon" day in 100 cities this weekend to press for federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman.
Is Trayvon Martin's Name Being Exploited By Civil Rights Leaders?Some have asserted that black leaders have gone too far in using Trayvon Martin's murder as a rallying point. Others, however, see a nation united in outrage - and maybe even fear - that is crying out, loud and clear, for change.