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  • Rev. Al Sharpton Surprised with Essence Festival Icon Award (Photo)

    Jul 8, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *(New York, NY) — Rev. Al Sharpton was honored on Sunday in New Orleans during the Essence Festival with the Icon Award. Rev. Sharpton was surprised in front of a packed house at the Superdome in New Orleans with the award acknowledging his service as one of America’s greatest civil rights heroes. The Icon Award was presented […]

  • Essence Festival Celebrates 20th Anniv. with Expected Record-Breaking Attendance

    Jul 3, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *The Essence Festival will celebrate its 20th anniversary this weekend as organizers expect attendance to surpass last year’s record-breaking turnout. The four-day event, which kicks off today and runs through Sunday (July 6) in New Orleans, will feature entertainment, empowerment, and cultural experiences during the day and an all-star line up of entertainers each night. […]

  • Rev. Al Catches Flack for Comparing Pres. Obama’s Political Career to Resurrection of Jesus

    Apr 23, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *The Rev. Al Sharpton is once again staring at criticism. This time, the flack involves a comparison the activist made with President Barack Obama’s political resurrection with the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Needless to say, the comparison didn’t sit well with some. “He just doesn’t get it! Every time he opens his mouth you just […]

  • Michael Eric Dyson At NAN Convention to Cornel West : ‘You Ain’t That Important’

    Apr 14, 14 by Qwest7 10 Comments

    *Cornel West drew first blood when he criticized Michael Eric Dyson on his support for President Barack Obama. And now Dyson is returning fire with words for his “friend.” The noted author/radio/TV host responded to West while speaking at the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network (NAN) Convention. Noting the attitude of some leaders, Dyson […]

  • Rev. Al Sharpton Speaks to Arsenio About FBI Informant Allegations

    Apr 13, 14 by EurPublisher 3 Comments

    *Rev. Al Sharpton joined Arsenio Hall Friday night via satellite to speak out about the allegations that he acted as a FBI informant. Sharpton told Arsenio the media has it wrong and said, “You can only snitch on people you’re down with.” Check out the clip below: Rev. Al Sharpton: ‘You Can Only Snitch On People […]

  • Inaugural Fannie Lou Hamer Awards Take Place April 26, 2014

    Apr 11, 14 by Double XXposure Media 1 Comment

    *National Action Network (NAN) founder and president,  Rev. Al Sharpton is scheduled to kick-off the evening with welcome and greetings.  Tamika Mallory nationally recognized civil rights activist and the former National Executive Director of National Action Network (NAN) will serve as host for the occasion.  NAN’s National Conference is scheduled for April 9 – 12, 2014 in New York […]