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Look at Iyanla Vanzant’s face as Al Sharpton screws up her name

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Al Sharpton is probably a smart person, but you wouldn’t know it from listening to him jumble up words from the teleprompter on his MSNBC show.  There are times when you wonder if something is wrong with him, or if he’s losing his mind, since he mixes words up left and right and pronounces them worse than a five year old in reading class. The funniest part of this video…

This video makes you wonder if Al Sharpton can read….seriously

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In this video, Rev. Al Sharpton is going to battle with the teleprompter on this show on MSNBC.  People are sharing the video everywhere, wondering how Sharpton got the job. Sharpton is smart enough to be a power broker in civil rights and also smart enough to jump ahead of the line when other journalists tried to get a night time news show.  But when you hear him pronounce some…

Phaedra Parks Husband will reportedly spy for the feds to avoid 30 years in prison

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This might be one of the most bizarre media revelations in quite some time.  But according to TMZ, Apollo Nida is going to be serving as a spy for the government.  The husband of Real Housewives star Phaedra Parks has, according to the outlet, struck a deal that will help him to avoid 30 years in prison after he was found to have stolen $2.3 million dollars in a massive…

Watch Al Sharpton on Soul Train as a 17-year old

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Sometimes, you see Al Sharpton and you think that he was never young.  Actually, he was.  Sharpton used to run with James Brown and other people in the entertainment industry during the early part of his career.  Unfortunately, this is also how Sharpton ended up becoming cozy with members of the mafia, since they were also part of the music industry at that time. This video shows Sharpton giving a…

Al Sharpton explains his mafia and FBI involvement to Arsenio

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Al Sharpton has been under a tremendous amount of pressure this week after it was revealed that he worked with the FBI after being caught in the middle of a drug deal in the 1980s.  Sharpton is saying that the mafia associates that he sent to prison were not his friends, but others are saying that he was flipping on people who would have been making him money had the…

Reality TV Star Says Jay-Z Cares Nothing for the Black Community

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Barneys and Jay-Z have been making headlines a lot lately since Barneys made the news for supposedly racially harassing two young African-Americans who brought expensive items at their store. Jay-Z recently joined the mix when it was said that he had a clothing line with the company that would launch this coming December. Many people said Jay-Z would straddle the fence before jumping ship with the company and many would…

No Surprise Here: Al Sharpton Defends Jay-Z’s Lack of Action on Barneys

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Reverend Al Sharpton is defending rapper Jay-Z during the current backlash on Jay-Z for doing business with the high end retailer Barneys. Recently, two young African-Americans said they have been unfairly harassed over stolen property when it was apparent no items have been stolen.  Al Sharpton is making it very clear that the problem is not with Jay-Z; it’s with Barneys first! Sharpton said that Jay-Z is like “any other…

Conservatives Drop Heat on Al Sharpton Producer for Harmless Boston Bombing Tweets

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It seems that conservatives are always looking for any ammunition they can find to attack Al Sharpton and those on the left.  If they can’t hit the target directly, the next strategy is to go after the second-in-command. The target for the website Newsbusters was Nida Khan, a respected journalist and blogger for the Huffington Post. Khan also works with Rev. Sharpton on his radio show, and often shares intelligent…

Al Sharpton Starts ‘Occupy the Corner’ to Combat Inner City Violence

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Al Sharpton has started a new movement to combat inner city violence. For the last four weeks, the MSNBC Politics Nation host has been overseeing a movement that monitors different corners in the city between the hours of 11pm and 1am. Having just preached in Detroit to get people to take action and join his movement, Sharpton spoke to a group of people in Harlem. Amongst the crowd gathered, were…

Dr. Wilmer Leon: If Obama Loses, do Black People Have a Plan B?

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  by Dr. Wilmer Leon       “Under the Obama administration, African-Americans are worse off economically, but where’s the outrage?”   As the country moves into the full-scale presidential election process, a troubling pattern is developing within certain segments of the African-American community. There’s a concerted effort by some to silence those who are offering honest, valid, and well-thought-out analysis and criticism of the Obama administration.   I’ve written…

Black folks! Don’t use the Bible to condemn gay marriage

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In this video, I talk about how it is wrong to use a book that was utilized to justify the enslavement of Africans and African Americans as a reason not to support gay marriage. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJfv6iDV8BA&w=420&h=315]  

Rev. Jesse Jackson Calls on Pastors to Support Obama’s Backing of Gay Marriage

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Rev. Jesse Jackson has joined Rev. Al Sharpton in supporting President Obama’s call for support behind gay marriage.   Jackson even went so far as to compare the gay marriage issue to the fight against slavery and laws that kept blacks from marrying whites. “This is a bold step in the right direction for equal protection under the law for all citizens,” Jackson told the Los Angeles Times. Jackson then…

Rev. Al Sharpton To Hold Rally In Support Of Trayvon Martin

Rev. Al Sharpton To Hold Rally In Support Of Trayvon Martin

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    The furor surrounding the slaying of 17-year old Trayvon Martin in a gated Florida suburb shows no signs of calming down any time soon. Many high profile media personalities have voiced outrage over the case and have called for the arrest of Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman. The latest voice to join the cry is Rev. Al Sharpton, who announced that he will travel to the town of…

Dr. Boyce: 5 Reasons Melissa Harris-Perry Is Perfect for MSNBC

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    by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Your Black World. Today it was announced that Tulane University Professor Melissa Harris-Perry is going to have a new show on MSNBC.  Melissa is far sharper and more polished than I could ever be, so I knew it was only a matter of time before the network moved her into the fold.  I am admittedly not a fan of Perry, since I took offense…

Flashback: Watch Santorum Defend ‘Remarkable’ Obama Comments To Rev. Al Sharpton on Hannity Show (VIDEO)

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  By: Kirsten West Savali, Your Black World Since his race-tinged attack of President Barack Obama’s neutral stance on reproductive issues has come back to bite him in his red elephant trunk, we at Your Black World felt it was only fair to publish GOP presidential candidate, Rick Santorum’s defending arguments. The former Pennsylvania senator appeared on Fox News on January 24, 2011 to defend his controversial comparison of fetuses…