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Comedienne Whoopi Goldberg had choice words for critics upset over Minister Louis Farrakhan‘s presence at […]

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DETROIT—A stage is a stage, even when it’s a church and the performance is a marathon of a funeral. Clocking in at more than nine hours long for those who showed up at 8:30 a.m. Friday morning to view her body, perhaps Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul and daughter of Detroit, wouldn’t have had it any other way.

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On the list of unsolved mysteries I have stored in my brain, one near the top is why Warren G didn’t go back and punch in a bar with the correct spelling of the word “next” in his song “What’s Next.” For whatever reason, the version that went to mastering and to the three million people who purchased it includes…

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Politicians, some up for election, on Saturday announced plans to attend a rally in Clearwater, Fla., to protest the state’s controversial Stand Your Ground law amid the death of Markeis McGlockton. Indeed, election time is around the corner in contentious races around the nation. And Florida’s governors race is no exception. Tampabay.com, however, noted that it took until Saturday evening for […]

The post Markeis McGlockton: Politicians join Florida rally against ‘Stand Your Ground’ law appeared first on theGrio.

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As the Russia-Washington situation grows more convoluted and scandalous by the day comes word that one of the NYC activist community’s most well-known advocates, the former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen met with Rev. Al Sharpton, on Friday and had breakfast. TheGrio does not know what was served at the meal, but the FBI has a […]

The post Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen meets with Rev. Al Sharpton, reportedly says he is opposed to president’s actions appeared first on theGrio.

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MEMPHIS, Tennessee — Audriana Thomas made a trip to Memphis and found herself in the midst of making history. The Florida A&M University student, one of dozens selected as a delegate for the I AM 2018 Mountaintop Conference honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and other great leaders, was front and center for […]

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Meek Mill, and his legal team, may have found a new way to get him released from prison. Page Six reports that the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office has included Mill’s testifying officer Reginald V. Graham on a list of “dirty” cops, with the intention of getting them blocked from testifying in court. The list of accusations against […]

The post Meek Mill’s arresting officer suspected of racial bias and abuse appeared first on theGrio.

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In what could be a sign of the week to come, the weather on Jan. 14 in Washington, D.C., mimicked the mood at Al Sharpton’s National Action Network “We Shall Not Be Moved” march. The protest kicked off the Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend in the nation’s capital and was the first of a […]

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On the Sept. 4 edition of MSNBC’s “Politicsnation,” music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs discussed his […]

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Will Sharpton endorse Clinton? Her response. pic.twitter.com/mNKHkOAgf9 — Annie Karni (@anniekarni) February 16, 2016   […]

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What are we to make of Rev. Al Sharpton? Six months since the killing of […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — Four emergency workers involved in the medical response for a New York City man who died in police custody after being put in an apparent chokehold have been barred from responding to 911 calls, the Fire Department of New York said...

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The Rev. Al Sharpton Earlier this year, reports surfaced that activist and talk show host […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders pressed for greater diversity in NBA front offices in a meeting with Commissioner Adam Silver on Wednesday amid discussions about racial issues raised by the ouster of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling...

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theGRIO REPORT - Dispute over Michael Jackson’s will persisted Tuesday between members of the Jackson clan and executor’s of Michael’s estate, with custody of the pop star’s three children now being brought into question...

The post Michael Jackson estate attorneys slam 'false' and 'defamatory' family claims appeared first on theGrio.

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Al Sharpton took a different approach in discussing the Romney fundraisers in The Hamptons last weekend...

The post Sharpton hosts re-enactment of Romney fundraiser appeared first on theGrio.

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