Civil rights activist Al Sharpton described a roller coaster friendship over the years with President Trump in an interview posted Tuesday by VICE, saying it ended for good because of Trump’s “birther” comments about Barack Obama.
The president of a Charleston, S.C. branch of the National Action Network, a civil rights organization founded by former Democratic presidential candidate Al Sharpton, complained about local “Arabs,” suggesting they “raped” his community.
The youngest daughter of Rev. Al Sharpton and the mother of Eric Garner were told on Monday that disorderly conduct charges against them would be dismissed in six months if they stayed out of trouble.
Al Sharpton’s National Action Network announced plans to picket Madison Square Garden after the venue announced an indefinite ban on Charles Oakley.
Al Sharpton posted a strange photo of himself to Twitter on Wednesday in which the MSNBC host is shown reading an upside-down book to protest the confirmation of new Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.
Al Sharpton’s daughter and Eric Garner’s mother were both arrested Tuesday night during a protest outside of Trump Tower against the president’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch.
Rev. Al Sharpton faced criticism over the weekend after he tweeted that Jesus was a refugee in an apparent criticism of President Trump’s recent executive orders on immigration.
Rev. Al Sharpton got an earful from activists when he arrived in Baltimore to preach on Sunday.