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The Commitment of Eight Minutes and Forty-Six Seconds; Honoring George Floyd at His Home Coming
June 4, 2020
Political leaders and spiritual guidance affirmed Big Floyd’s homecoming; close friends and families gathered to find comfort in one another as George Floyd lay to rest. In the streets, diverse groups stood in reflection of the murders that happened similar to the injustice on May 25. The world stood for eight minutes and forty-six seconds in honor of George Floyd. ... read more »
ADOS Town Hall calls for multi-trillion-dollar reparations program and a new agenda for Black America
August 23, 2019
After decades of relentless political indifference, reparations for slavery have finally arrived at the forefront of national American politics. Practically every 2020 Democratic presidential candidate has embraced the concept to some degree. Many of them attended Al Sharpton’s National Action Network convention in April and promised to sign H.R. 40 if elected president. However, many Black Americans remain concerned as to how substantial the candidates’ plans for reparations truly are. Are candidates making reparations a real priority, or has the term merely become the latest buzzword, guaranteed to garner applause on a debate stage? ... read more »
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Biden Doubles Down on Segregationist Comments, Analysis of 1994 Crime Bill is Next Test
July 4, 2019
On June 25, the New York Times published a deep dive into Biden’s views on justice reform and his involvement on the 1994 Clinton Crime Bill. Biden’s involvement was substantial, unlike former President Bill Clinton, Biden has never walked back his support for the largest crime legislation package in history. ... read more »
WATCH: Rev. Al Sharpton: There’s Something Basically Racist About the President
May 7, 2019
Rev. Al Sharpton has spent the past four decades as a civil rights leader and served as an advisor to Barack Obama. He talks to Good Morning Britain about race and the issue of the far right whilst also remaining critical of the President of the United States. ... read more / watch video »
Rev. Sharpton Reacts To The Stephon Clark Case
March 5, 2019
Rev. Al Sharpton reacts to the case against Betty Shelby being dropped in the unlawful death of Stephon Clark. ... read more »
WATCH: Al Sharpton Goes One On One With Stacey Abrams
January 29, 2019
Rev. Al Sharpton sits down with Stacey Abrams, former gubernatorial candidate from Georgia, to discuss what she’s doing now, and what her future holds and the three biggest things she would campaign on, ... read more »
Rev. Al Sharpton Sells Rights of His Life Story to His Non-Profit National Action Network for $531,000
December 2, 2018
Rev. Al Sharpton who is currently in South Africa hosting an MSNBC broadcast on the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela, confirmed to the NY Post the sale of his life story to his non-profit National Action Network. ... read more »
Calls for Respect for Black America at Franklin Funeral
September 5, 2018
DETROIT (AP) — As Aretha Franklin was remembered at her funeral Friday as a proud black woman who also used her magnificent voice to stand up for the black community she loved, ... read more »
Civil Rights Leaders Slam Trump Administration’s Policy of Separating Children from Their Families at Southern U.S. Border, Demand End to Devastating Policy
June 21, 2018
From October 2017 to May 2018, more than 2,700 children have been separated from their parents and the rate of those separations have risen alarmingly—in the past six weeks alone, at least 1,995 children have been taken from their parents and placed in shelter facilities that are already nearing capacity ... read more »
In ‘Chokehold: Policing Black Men,’ Attorney Paul Butler Takes on Police Brutality
July 20, 2017
Police brutality in the Black community is as old as law enforcement itself. Former federal prosecutor Paul Butler speaks in depth on the issue in his new book, "Chokehold: Policing Black Men." ... read more »
California AB284 Will Determine Police Reform in the Age of Trump
July 13, 2017
Our justice system was intended to be the one nonpolitical check on our two politicized branches of government. ... read more »
CBC Members Push Justice Department to Investigate Police Shooting Unarmed Blacks
September 28, 2016
the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) held a news conference calling for Attorney General Loretta Lynch to investigate, indict and even prosecute law enforcement officers, who intentionally kill innocent and unarmed Blacks. ... read more »
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