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  • 2015 Essence Festival Honors Black Lives Matter Movement

    May 18, 15 by Qwest7 2 Comments

    *The Black Lives Matter movement will be among the topics of discussion at this year’s Essence Festival as Trayvon Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, will be on hand to speak at the annual four-day event. Fulton will deliver the keynote address at the Essence Empowerment Experience. In addition to Fulton, the Empowerment Experience will include a […]

  • B’more Mayor Clarifies ‘Thugs’ Comment; Sharpton Pushes Off Reporter (Watch)

    May 1, 15 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *Calling rioters in Baltimore “thugs” is coming back to bit the city’s mayor, who took to Twitter to make amends for her poor choice of words. “I wanted to clarify my comments on ‘thugs.’ When you speak out of frustration and anger, one can say things in a way that you don’t mean,” Stephanie Rawlings-Blake […]

  • Sharpton & Rawlings-Blake to Hold Summit Tommorow Over Baltimore Situation

    Apr 29, 15 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    WHAT: Rev. Al Sharpton along with top national civil rights leaders and local Baltimore faith leaders will meet with Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake tomorrow. The summit will address plans moving forward to support the city of Baltimore and how to improve community-police relations, using Baltimore as a model. WHO: Rev. Al Sharpton, President, National Action Network […]

  • Fox News Shifts Blame for Baltimore Drama on Al Sharpton

    Apr 29, 15 by Qwest7 4 Comments

    *Whenever there is racial unrest, leave it to Fox News to put the blame on it all on the Rev. Al Sharpton, whether he’s directly doing something about the situation or not. The Daily Beast reports that Sharpton’s name came up for the blaming Monday (April 27) during the channel’s coverage of the unrest happening […]

  • Sunday Rev. Al Sharpton to Preach in SC & Visit Site of Walter Scott Shooting

    Apr 11, 15 by EurPublisher 7 Comments

    *Contrary to reports that he was told to stay away by the family of Walter Scott, on Sunday (04-12-15), Reverend Al Sharpton is scheduled to be in North Charleston, South Carolina. A press release from his office says Sharpton will address the Scott killing and call for national police legislation during Sunday services where he […]

  • Byron Allen Talks $20 Billion Comcast Lawsuit and Al Sharpton (Listen)

    Mar 17, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *Byron Allen  has beef with Comcast and it’s not cheap. The entertainment mogul via his Entertainment Studios production company has joined the National Association of African-American Owned Media (NAAAOM), in filing a $20 billion discrimination lawsuit against Comcast, the Rev. Al Sharpton, Time Warner Cable and various civil rights groups that include the NAACP and […]