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Innis, once known as a fiery Black Power nationalist shifted ideology in his later years to become a conservative Republican.   Roy Innis, longtime leader of the Congress of Racial Equality, died on Sunday in Manhattan. He was 82. The New York Times reports that the cause was complications of Parkinson’s disease. Innis, once known […]

Innis, once known as a fiery Black Power nationalist shifted ideology in his later years to become a conservative Republican.

Civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton is questioning why filmmaker Nate Parker is under intense public scrutiny for rape charges leveled against him 17 years ago. He believes the rehashing smacks of a possible right-wing conspiracy to keep the public from seeing his film The Birth of a Nation, reports The New York Daily News. “If a […]

The Rev. Al Sharpton and partners are launching a four-city tour to promote the reconnection of communities and schools. The cities are Atlanta, Richmond, Baltimore and Columbia.

Rev. Al Sharpton talks about the importance of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States. “In the contrast of all this Islamphobia, the Pope made…

Rev. Al Sharpton talks about Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who made headlines for not issuing marriage certificates to homosexuals, based on her religious beliefs.…

Rev. Al Sharpton talks about the surge of Donald Trump and Ben Carson in the 2016 presidential election. “There is a thirst and hunger in…

Rev. Al Sharpton reminds people that Hurricane Katrina was a man made disaster in light of the 10th anniversary of the tragedy that hit the…

Rev. Al Sharpton talks about voting yes on the the Iran nuclear pact that has been negotiated by President Obama. “We need to vote yes on…

Rev. Al Sharpton talks about the importance of watching rebellion happen, in light of the 50th anniversary of the Watts race riots, that left 34…

Unlike almost every one of her Republican rivals, Hillary Clinton is not ignoring the Black vote. It’s likely mostly because she recognizes she can’t without…

  Rev. Al Sharpton talks about lessons we ought to take from tragedy in the wake of the Bobbi Kristina Brown‘s death. “What makes people…