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Rev. Al Sharpton Honors Alicia Keys at NAN Convention

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*Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network convention in NYC celebrated prominent women at the Sheraton in NYC on Thursday, including Mika Brzezinski, Stacey Abrams, Lisa Price, Michelle Stoddart, and Dr. Valerie Daniels-Carter, with Alicia Keys as a surprise honoree. The night before this event, Sharpton recognized Whoopi Goldberg with NAN’s Keepers of the Dream award. […]

TV One Announces New and Returning Slate of Original Programming

Al Sharpton calls out McDonald’s

*TV One has rolled out its programming lineup for 2024, which includes a biopic on Rev. Al Sharpton titled “The Al Sharpton Story.” The programming will also include a cooking show with Tamar Braxton and her mother Evelyn Braxton titled “In the Kitchen with Tamar & Evelyn Braxton,” and new episodes of the hit series […]

Al Sharpton Calls on McDonald’s CEO to Address Racial Discrimination

Al Sharpton calls out McDonald’s

*The Rev. Al Sharpton is calling on the McDonald’s Corporation to address the multiple claims of alleged racial discrimination.  Sharpton says he sent a letter to Chief Executive Officer Chris Kempczinski demanding that he address these long-standing problems, according to a press release on NAN’s website.  In his role as president and founder of the […]

Tyler Perry to Receive Keepers of the Dream Award from Rev. Al Sharpton

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*Tyler Perry will receive the President’s Award at the Keepers of the Dream Awards on April 12 by Rev. Al Sharpton, President of the National Action Network (NAN). Perry is being honored for paying it forward during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. As Amsterdam News reports, the Hollywood mogul purchased groceries for the elderly in Georgia […]

Rev. Al Sharpton Defends His Handling of Tawana Brawley Rape Case

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*Rev. Al Sharpton is standing by his handling of the controversial Tawana Brawley case of 1987. Brawley was a 15-year Black girl who was found covered with feces and wrapped in garbage bags outside condos in Wappingers Falls, New York. She told authorities that a group of white men kidnapped and gang-raped for four days. […]

Al Sharpton Claps Back at Deion Sanders Haters

*Al Sharpton is responding to Deion Sanders haters after the former NFLer quit his head coach position at Jackson State for Colorado earlier this month. “I think that a lot of us had such pride in him being at an HBCU that we forget that people make personal decisions,” Sharpton told TMZ. “And they have […]

Al Sharpton Says Herschel Walker is an ‘Insult’ to the Black Community

*Rev. Al Sharpton claims Georgia Senate candidate Herschel Walker is an “insult” to the Black community.  Georgia’s midterm elections will be held in two weeks which will see Republican candidate Walker face off against Democratic candidate Rev. Raphael Warnock. Former President Trump has endorsed Walker and campaigned with him in Georgia. Sharpton has suggested that […]

Rev. Al Sharpton is on a One-Meal-a-Day Diet and it’s KALE! :(

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*Rev. Al Sharpton is on a strict one-meal-a-day diet, and nothing in the world can make him break it, not even Sylvia’s famous soul food. The diet consists of “kale salad with boiled eggs, tomatoes, cucumbers.” Last weekend, the reverend went to dine at the iconic Harlem eatery to celebrate his daughter Dominique, and he […]

Candace Owens Slams Sharpton’s Criticism of His ‘Democratic Friends’ [VIDEO]

*Conservative host Candace Owens appeared on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” on Fox News and took aim Rev. Al Sharpton.  Sharpton appeared in a panel discussion on MSNBC Monday and touched on the problems the Democratic Party faces in the upcoming midterms.  “Let me say it slowly for my Democratic friends in Washington, D.C.: Black voters are […]

Loretta Lynch Sends Confusing Message by Defending NFL in Brian Flores Lawsuit

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*Former US Attorney General Loretta Lynch has been hired by the NFL to help defend it against a major class-action lawsuit. We reported earlier that the case, brought by ex-Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores, has him suing the league for racial discrimination after being overlooked for job openings. There are only 2 Black head coaches […]