Monday, January 20, 2020

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More Killings in Chicago as Leaders Plan...

As three men are killed and nine others wounded in Chicago within the past 24 hours, a former Chicago native is coming back to...

Cable TV Battle Rages on as Sharpton,...

The cable television battle rages on, as Fox News hosts Sean Hannity and Bill O'Reilly continue to trade nasty race-based attacks with MSNBC host...

Zimmerman Acquittal Continues to Evoke Anger, Calls...

In the aftermath of the George Zimmerman acquittal, activists try to coalesce the outrage into changes in laws or social policy, while commentators such...

Jay-Z, Beyonce Join Trayvon Martin Rally as...

As Trayvon Martin rallies were held in nearly every state in the country, Jay-Z and Beyonce took to the streets of New York to...

Justice for Trayvon: Rallies in 100 Cities

George Zimmerman's acquittal a week ago on all charges in the shooting death of the unarmed black teen touched off protests across the nation...

Protests Nationwide Over Zimmerman Acquittal; Sharpton Says...

Thousands of protesters in dozens of cities across the country demonstrated outrage over the George Zimmerman acquittal yesterday, taking to the streets to show...

Can Zimmerman Jury be Impartial with 5...

As opening arguments in the George Zimmerman murder trial are set to begin on Monday, trial-watchers are wondering whether an all-female jury of five...

Trayvon Martin’s Lawyer Reacts to Zimmerman’s Lawyer...

MSNBC’s Al Sharpton followed up on his interview with George Zimmerman‘s attorney Thursday by speaking with the lawyer for the family of the teenager...

Al Sharpton Grills George Zimmerman’s Attorney on...

MSNBC host Al Sharpton today had an in-depth discussion with Mark O’Mara, the attorney representing George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin case. Considering Sharpton’s personal...

Sharpton Blasts ‘Offensive’ Obama ‘Zombie’ Target at...

MSNBC host Al Sharpton sharply rebuked Zombie Industries Monday evening for displaying a life-size target that bears a striking resemblance to President Obama at this...

Dissenters File Suit Against Michigan’s Emergency Manager...

Opponents of Michigan’s emergency manager filed a lawsuit Thursday charging that Public Act 436 is a violation the federal Voting Rights Act. The suit...

Florida Judge Upholds June Trial Date For...

The murder trial against George Zimmerman for the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin will proceed as scheduled, after a Florida judge denied a...

With 157,000 Jobs Added, Black Unemployment Shows...

The release of the jobs numbers today showed that the U.S. economy added 157,000 new jobs in January, causing a slight rise in the...

Al Sharpton, NAN Launch ‘Occupy The Corners’...

Starting this Friday, Aug. 17, the Rev. Al Sharpton and his National Action Network (NAN) will commence execution of its “Occupy the Corners” initiative...

Allen West Calls Campaign Ad Against Him...

A campaign ad released by American Sunrise PAC depicts West wearing a pair of boxing gloves, punching a pair of white women, coinciding with...

Validity of Michael Jackson’s Will to be...

The will of deceased pop legend Michael Jackson is once again being scrutinized, this time in federal court. Howard Mann, who published a tribute book...

Randy Jackson: Executors Using Conflict to Deflect...

Randy Jackson went on Rev. Al Sharpton's show on MSNBC to give some insight into the Jackson family turmoil that has captivated the nation,...

Rodney King Remembered for Rising Above Pain

Rev. Al Sharpton set the tone of the memorials to Rodney King yesterday in Los Angeles by pointing out that King was not just...

President Obama Calls For Soul Searching In...

President Barack Obama has shared his thoughts on the tragic Trayvon Martin case. As many are aware now, the 17-year old high school student...

Don Cornelius Dead: Fans And Celebrities React

UPDATE-Don Cornelius’ death earlier this morning by an apparent suicide gave Soul Train fans and celebrities everywhere a gasping jolt of disbelief and bewilderment....