Tag: Al Sharpton

Bernie Sanders To Meet With Rev. Al Sharpton In New York [VIDEO]

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders plans to meet with the Rev. Al Sharpton over breakfast in New York City. The meeting will take place Wednesday morning at the famed Sylvia’s Restaurant in Harlem. The Vermont senator swept to victory in Tuesday’s New Hampshire primaries, gathering a majority of votes from men, independents and voters under…

Al Sharpton Praises S.C. Shooting Response [VIDEO]

Al Sharpton has praised the swift response of North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey to last week’s police shooting of Walter Scott, an unarmed black man. In a sermon in South Carolina Sunday, Sharpton said: “It’s not about black and white. It’s about right and wrong… What this mayor did is what we’ve been asking mayors…

Sharpton: March on Washington Next Week

Rev. Al Sharpton called for a national march on December 13 in response to Wednesday’s grand jury decision not to indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner. “It’s time for a national march for a national crisis,” he told a crowd in Harlem Wednesday night, hours after the decision was announced.…

NY Times Report: Al Sharpton Owes More than $4 Million in Taxes

Al Sharpton owes millions in state and federal liens, according to a New York Times report out today about the activist and MSNBC host’s finances. Sharpton owes more than $4.5 million and has “regularly sidestepped” his financial obligations, the report finds. His advocacy group National Action Network has not paid federal payroll taxes for years,…

Al Sharpton: I’m Helping Obama Pick Eric Holder’s Replacement

In a newly-released statement, Al Sharpton announced that he and his organization, the National Action Network, were “engaged in immediate conversations with the White House on deliberations over a successor whom we hope will continue in the general direction of Attorney General [Eric] Holder.” To be clear, as he told BusinessInsider, he’s not actually picking…

Trump: Sharpton’s ‘Not the Bad Guy People Think’

Fox News military analyst Donald Trump appeared on Fox & Friends Monday morning to discuss the death of Eric Garner from an NYPD chokehold — which he found “terrible,” for the record — and reserved some praise for Al Sharpton, who has criticized the NYPD over Garner’s death, since ruled a homicide. “I know Al…

Machine Gun Kelly Says Al Sharpton Got High At Diddy Party

Diddy brought in the New Year at his Miami mansion, and invited all his celebrity friends, Ciroc Boyz and Bad Boy artists. But as it turns out one of his artists didn’t get the memo that what happens at a Diddy party, probably should NEVER find its way to Instagram: [source: bossip]

Sharpton Panel Probes Zimmerman’s Story: Unless Trayvon Had ‘X-Ray Vision,’ He Wouldn’t Have Seen Gun

One particular detail of the George Zimmerman murder trial that Al Sharpton brought up today was how Trayvon Martin supposedly grabbed for Zimmerman’s gun. But Sharpton and his panelists pointed out that Zimmerman had a concealed weapon and it was dark out, which led them all to raise the skeptical eyebrow to ZImmerman’s story. One…