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Oh no! There are no exceptions that make this acceptable, Sharpton said on MSNBC's Politics Nation in railing against the HBO star. Maher has since apologized for the racial slur and HBO said it will remove the deeply offensive comment from any …
Al Sharpton, Bill Maher, and The Double Standard Behind the "N- Word"HuffPost
Bill Maher apologizes for using racial slur on his HBO showLas Vegas Review-Journal
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Rev. Al Sharpton calls Bill Maher out over use of N-word – New York Daily News


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Bill Maher apologized on Saturday for unleashing a racial slur on his late-night talk show as a rising sea of critics called on HBO to can the comic. Backlash swelled as the Rev. Al Sharpton and others quickly condemned Maher for using the N-word
Sharpton Slams Maher for Using Racial Epithet: 'He Doesn't Get a Pass'Washington Free Beacon
Bill Maher apologizes for using racial slur during interview on HBOChicago Tribune
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The Rev. Al Sharpton applauded today's indictment of Sergeant Hugh Barry for the fatal shooting of Deborah Danner, a 66-year-old schizophrenic Bronx resident, last fallbut asserted his National Action Network would follow the legal proceedings
Furious SBA Head Says Cop Charged In Bronx Woman's Death 'Did Everything Right'CBS New York
NYPD sergeant indicted for fatally shooting mentally ill Bronx womanABC News
NY officer charged with murder in mentally ill woman's deathSanta Cruz Sentinel
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Sharpton: African-Americans Who ‘Don’t Trust’ Trump to Protect Them From White Supremacists Increasingly Buying … – Breitbart News

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Sunday on MSNBCs PoliticsNation, host Al Sharpton said African-Americans diverse in age and gender are now increasingly taking up legal arms because They dont trust the Trump administration to protect them from the rise of white supremacists aggression that we have seen in the past year.

Sharpton said The story of legal gun ownership among black Americans is as combustible as it is complex. Some have contended that modern gun control begins not with school shootings but with the Black Panther Party for Self Defense. Who in May of 1967 legally entered the California state house, brandishing shotguns and pistols to protest a bill proposed specifically to restrict their gun rights. The visual of legally armed black revolutionaries promised then-Governor Ronald Reagan to sign the bill into law forbidding public carrying of loaded firearms. That and other incidents of the era prompted lawmakers to pass the first national gun control legislation of the postwar era, launching the gun debate as we know it.

A debate that dogged the Obama administration where sales exploded under the right wings assumption that ownership would be restricted. But NBC News has found that its African-Americans that are now increasingly taking up legal arms in the Trump era, he continued. While the buyers are diverse in age and gender, the reasoning is singular. They dont trust the Trump administration to protect them from the rise of white supremacists aggression that we have seen in the past year.

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Bill Cosby ‘Stung’ Even Al Sharpton & Jesse Jackson Won’t Play Race Card for Him: Report – Breitbart News

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Bill Cosby is reportedly stung that even Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson are refusing to play the race card for him.

Cosby, who has been accused of sexual assault by nearly 60 women, has reportedly been charged with drugging and assaulting former Temple University athlete Andrea Constand, then 31, in his home in 2004. His legal team plans to play the race card when Cosbys trial is set to start on June 5. Cosby has denied all of the charges and reportedly faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted.

A source from Cosbys camp told the New York Post over the weekend that, Jesse [Jackson] claims to have forgotten Bills number and Al Sharpton wont even return his phone calls.

Both of them were vocal in their support of Michael Jackson and the charges against Mike involved kids, the source reportedly added. So, is this really that toxic when you compare the two? Any other time theyd at least rally to say something about innocent until otherwise proven.

As the Associated Press noted, when the prosecution struck two black jurors during the jury selection process, Cosbys lawyers attacked what they claimed was the prosecutions systemic exclusion of African-Americans.

Two black jurors were ultimately selected for the 12-person jury and two more were among the six people chosen as alternates.

Cosby reportedly spoke to a black media outlet last month about the racist history of the United States and his daughters reportedly have claimed that the racist mainstream media have been lynching their father.

Loyola Law School professor Laurie Levenson told the Associated Press that Cosby may be signaling to jurors that you have a mission on this jury, to make sure hes not treated as a black man whos come on aggressively to white women.

She also pointed out that Cosby is not the average black defendant because he is the African-American celebrity who crossed the race divide. He had enormous appeal to white households.

James Braxton Peterson, the director of Africana Studies at Lehigh University, told the Associated Press that it isstriking and ironic that Cosby is playing the race card given that hes demonized poor black people in the past.

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Al Sharpton to Dems: No Point Appealing to ‘Archie Bunker’ Trump Voters – Breitbart News

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Reverend Al Sharpton thinks that in order to win elections, Democrats must stop trying to get the Archie Bunker vote and instead focus on maximizing the partys minority vote.

During a Friday afternoon MSNBC appearance, Sharpton railed against elected officials and consultants who want Democrats to try and become elephants with donkey skin on, emphasizing that it was pointless to appeal to Archie Bunker voters who support President Donald Trump. Sharpton insisted that these Archie Bunker voters will never cast their ballots for Democrats. He made his remarks a day after Republican Greg Gianforte won his special election for Montanas open House seat by six points even after he allegedly body-slammed a reporter the day before the election.

In a recent interview with BuzzFeed, Sharpton said Hillary Clintons biggest mistake in 2016 was that she did not mobilize in the black community.

You lost Michigan, by what, 15,000, 20,000 votes? You couldve got that if you mobilized two housing projects or three churches, he told the left-wing outlet. Never touched them. So in many ways I think that the whole question of, Oh we gotta reach out to the Appalachian and the blue collar workers and stop the identity politics well, thats one strategy. But what Im saying is that you never worked your own base. You took your base for granted, so its not that you need to go another way, you didnt identify with those in identity politics, thats why you had the lowest turnout you had around blacks in a long time.

Sharpton said though Clinton came to his National Action Network convention, her campaign never engaged us in the campaign.

And I think thats where they did the wrong math in the Clinton campaign. They assumed that well go get all of this because everybody will stay here: young voters, black voters, Latino voters, like Obama, and it didnt happen, he said.

As Democrats plot their electoral strategies for 2018 and 2020, the party is split between those who want to double down on identity politics and those who think Democratsneed to appeal more to working-class white voters.

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Al Sharpton Pushes State Lawmakers to Renew Focus on Police … – KQED

The Rev. Al Sharpton met with California lawmakers on Tuesday and urged legislators to pick up their effort on police reforms, which civil rights leaders say have slipped this session.

Sharpton and local leaders of his National Action Network were at the Capitol to lobby in favor of AB 284, which would give local police and district attorneys the ability to ask the state attorney generals officeto investigate police shootings.

The group left a meeting with Assembly AppropriationsChairwoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) hopeful that the bill would clear her committees suspense file on Friday, which is the deadline for spending bills to advance to the floor.

It has become clear to us that local prosecutors are compromised in their investigations, said Sharpton. They depend on police unions to endorse their elections. And they depend on local police to do the investigations of crimes.

AB 284 has faced opposition from law enforcement groups who say the bill duplicatesexisting oversight.

The attorney general retains the authority to step in on any criminal prosecution when they think theres a problem, said Cory Salzillo of the California State Sheriffs Association at a hearing last month. There are other things the AG should be working on, rather than investigating these cases based on this notion of bias on the part of the district attorney.

Last legislative session, lawmakers pushed proposals to expedite the release of body-camera footage, and even open up officers personnel records. Civil rights leaders worry that this session, California lawmakers are losing momentum on policing reforms.

This is one of the issues that California must lead on, said the Rev. Shane Harris, president of the National Action Network San Diego. We are supposedly leading the nation in being progressive, yet still we are failing on a very big issue nationally that Democrats have vowed to take on.

In Connecticut, an individual outside of the local prosecutors office can be appointed to investigate an officers use of deadly force. And in Wisconsin, incidents in which an officer is involved with a civilians death must be investigated by anindependent review panel.

Two years ago, Assemblyman Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), who authored AB 284, carried a more ambitious police reform proposal that would have required a special prosecutor to investigate any deadly officer-involved shooting in the state. That legislation died in the Assembly Appropriations Committee.

This new proposal, which received bipartisan support in committee, would bring in the attorney generals office to look intoa police shooting only upon request of a local agency.

Guy Marzorati is a producer for The California Report andKQED’s California Politics and Government Desk. Guy joined KQED in 2013. He grew up in New York and graduated from Santa Clara University. Email: GMarzorati@KQED.org

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Sharpton Hits Clinton for Ignoring Black Vote: ‘You Took Your Base for Granted’ – Washington Free Beacon

BY: Nick Bolger May 22, 2017 3:41 pm

A prominent figure in the civil rights movement believes Hillary Clinton lost the presidential election because she did not do enough to mobilize African American communities.

Reverend Al Sharpton explained his thoughtsduring an interview onBuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith’s podcast “NewsFeed with @BuzzFeedBen.”

“Her mistake was she did not mobilize in the black community,” Sharpton said. “Let me tell you why. You were there, we had one of the biggest gatherings of black ministers and all at the convention in Philadelphia. They’re all there, Marc Morial is there from the Urban League, the head of the NAACP is there. How do you not have Mrs. Clinton come by?”

Sharpton then explained that they invited Clinton and she declined to attend.

“These are the people that get your vote out, that’s your base. You lost Michigan by what, 15 to 20,000 votes? You could have got that if you mobilized two housing projects or three churches. Never touched them,” Sharpton said.

“You never worked your own base. You took your base for granted,” he later argued. “So, it’s not that you need to go another way, you didn’t identify with those in identity politics and that’s why you had the lowest turnout you had around blacks in a long time.”

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FrontPage Magazine Why Does Al Sharpton Get a Pass on his Racism? | Frontpage Mag FrontPage Magazine Al Sharpton, who is trying to move pass his careers of conducting race riots and reading a teleprompter badly on MSNBC, decided to go after Bill Maher. and more »

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Rev. Al Sharpton continues to slam Bill Maher over N-word – Page Six

Page Six Rev. Al Sharpton continues to slam Bill Maher over N-word Page Six Oh no! There are no exceptions that make this acceptable, Sharpton said on MSNBC's Politics Nation in railing against the HBO star. Maher has since apologized for the racial slur and HBO said it will remove the deeply offensive comment from any … Al Sharpton , Bill Maher, and The Double Standard Behind the "N- Word" HuffPost Bill Maher apologizes for using racial slur on his HBO show Las Vegas Review-Journal Bill Maher apologizes for using racial epithet The Week Magazine all 49 news articles »

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Rev. Al Sharpton calls Bill Maher out over use of N-word – New York Daily News

New York Daily News Rev. Al Sharpton calls Bill Maher out over use of N-word New York Daily News Bill Maher apologized on Saturday for unleashing a racial slur on his late-night talk show as a rising sea of critics called on HBO to can the comic. Backlash swelled as the Rev. Al Sharpton and others quickly condemned Maher for using the N-word … Sharpton Slams Maher for Using Racial Epithet: 'He Doesn't Get a Pass' Washington Free Beacon Bill Maher apologizes for using racial slur during interview on HBO Chicago Tribune Bill Maher apologizes for using racial slur during HBO show Los Angeles Times NPR  – U.S. News & World Report  – Raw Story  – Twitter all 384 news articles »

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Al Sharpton Lauds Arrest of NYPD Sergeant Who Shot Disturbed Bronx Woman – Observer

Observer Al Sharpton Lauds Arrest of NYPD Sergeant Who Shot Disturbed Bronx Woman Observer The Rev. Al Sharpton applauded today's indictment of Sergeant Hugh Barry for the fatal shooting of Deborah Danner, a 66-year-old schizophrenic Bronx resident, last fallbut asserted his National Action Network would follow the legal proceedings … Furious SBA Head Says Cop Charged In Bronx Woman's Death 'Did Everything Right' CBS New York NYPD sergeant indicted for fatally shooting mentally ill Bronx woman ABC News NY officer charged with murder in mentally ill woman's death Santa Cruz Sentinel WNYC  – WABC-TV  – New York Times all 57 news articles »

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Sharpton: African-Americans Who ‘Don’t Trust’ Trump to Protect Them From White Supremacists Increasingly Buying … – Breitbart News

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Sunday on MSNBCs PoliticsNation, host Al Sharpton said African-Americans diverse in age and gender are now increasingly taking up legal arms because They dont trust the Trump administration to protect them from the rise of white supremacists aggression that we have seen in the past year. Sharpton said The story of legal gun ownership among black Americans is as combustible as it is complex. Some have contended that modern gun control begins not with school shootings but with the Black Panther Party for Self Defense. Who in May of 1967 legally entered the California state house, brandishing shotguns and pistols to protest a bill proposed specifically to restrict their gun rights. The visual of legally armed black revolutionaries promised then-Governor Ronald Reagan to sign the bill into law forbidding public carrying of loaded firearms. That and other incidents of the era prompted lawmakers to pass the first national gun control legislation of the postwar era, launching the gun debate as we know it. A debate that dogged the Obama administration where sales exploded under the right wings assumption that ownership would be restricted. But NBC News has found that its African-Americans that are now increasingly taking up legal arms in the Trump era, he continued. While the buyers are diverse in age and gender, the reasoning is singular. They dont trust the Trump administration to protect them from the rise of white supremacists aggression that we have seen in the past year. Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN

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Bill Cosby ‘Stung’ Even Al Sharpton & Jesse Jackson Won’t Play Race Card for Him: Report – Breitbart News

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Bill Cosby is reportedly stung that even Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson are refusing to play the race card for him. Cosby, who has been accused of sexual assault by nearly 60 women, has reportedly been charged with drugging and assaulting former Temple University athlete Andrea Constand, then 31, in his home in 2004. His legal team plans to play the race card when Cosbys trial is set to start on June 5. Cosby has denied all of the charges and reportedly faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted. A source from Cosbys camp told the New York Post over the weekend that, Jesse [Jackson] claims to have forgotten Bills number and Al Sharpton wont even return his phone calls. Both of them were vocal in their support of Michael Jackson and the charges against Mike involved kids, the source reportedly added. So, is this really that toxic when you compare the two? Any other time theyd at least rally to say something about innocent until otherwise proven. As the Associated Press noted, when the prosecution struck two black jurors during the jury selection process, Cosbys lawyers attacked what they claimed was the prosecutions systemic exclusion of African-Americans. Two black jurors were ultimately selected for the 12-person jury and two more were among the six people chosen as alternates. Cosby reportedly spoke to a black media outlet last month about the racist history of the United States and his daughters reportedly have claimed that the racist mainstream media have been lynching their father. Loyola Law School professor Laurie Levenson told the Associated Press that Cosby may be signaling to jurors that you have a mission on this jury, to make sure hes not treated as a black man whos come on aggressively to white women. She also pointed out that Cosby is not the average black defendant because he is the African-American celebrity who crossed the race divide. He had enormous appeal to white households. James Braxton Peterson, the director of Africana Studies at Lehigh University, told the Associated Press that it isstriking and ironic that Cosby is playing the race card given that hes demonized poor black people in the past.

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Al Sharpton to Dems: No Point Appealing to ‘Archie Bunker’ Trump Voters – Breitbart News

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Reverend Al Sharpton thinks that in order to win elections, Democrats must stop trying to get the Archie Bunker vote and instead focus on maximizing the partys minority vote. During a Friday afternoon MSNBC appearance, Sharpton railed against elected officials and consultants who want Democrats to try and become elephants with donkey skin on, emphasizing that it was pointless to appeal to Archie Bunker voters who support President Donald Trump. Sharpton insisted that these Archie Bunker voters will never cast their ballots for Democrats. He made his remarks a day after Republican Greg Gianforte won his special election for Montanas open House seat by six points even after he allegedly body-slammed a reporter the day before the election. In a recent interview with BuzzFeed, Sharpton said Hillary Clintons biggest mistake in 2016 was that she did not mobilize in the black community. You lost Michigan, by what, 15,000, 20,000 votes? You couldve got that if you mobilized two housing projects or three churches, he told the left-wing outlet. Never touched them. So in many ways I think that the whole question of, Oh we gotta reach out to the Appalachian and the blue collar workers and stop the identity politics well, thats one strategy. But what Im saying is that you never worked your own base. You took your base for granted, so its not that you need to go another way, you didnt identify with those in identity politics, thats why you had the lowest turnout you had around blacks in a long time. Sharpton said though Clinton came to his National Action Network convention, her campaign never engaged us in the campaign. And I think thats where they did the wrong math in the Clinton campaign. They assumed that well go get all of this because everybody will stay here: young voters, black voters, Latino voters, like Obama, and it didnt happen, he said. As Democrats plot their electoral strategies for 2018 and 2020, the party is split between those who want to double down on identity politics and those who think Democratsneed to appeal more to working-class white voters.

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Al Sharpton Pushes State Lawmakers to Renew Focus on Police … – KQED

The Rev. Al Sharpton met with California lawmakers on Tuesday and urged legislators to pick up their effort on police reforms, which civil rights leaders say have slipped this session. Sharpton and local leaders of his National Action Network were at the Capitol to lobby in favor of AB 284, which would give local police and district attorneys the ability to ask the state attorney generals officeto investigate police shootings. The group left a meeting with Assembly AppropriationsChairwoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) hopeful that the bill would clear her committees suspense file on Friday, which is the deadline for spending bills to advance to the floor. It has become clear to us that local prosecutors are compromised in their investigations, said Sharpton. They depend on police unions to endorse their elections. And they depend on local police to do the investigations of crimes. AB 284 has faced opposition from law enforcement groups who say the bill duplicatesexisting oversight. The attorney general retains the authority to step in on any criminal prosecution when they think theres a problem, said Cory Salzillo of the California State Sheriffs Association at a hearing last month. There are other things the AG should be working on, rather than investigating these cases based on this notion of bias on the part of the district attorney. Last legislative session, lawmakers pushed proposals to expedite the release of body-camera footage, and even open up officers personnel records. Civil rights leaders worry that this session, California lawmakers are losing momentum on policing reforms. This is one of the issues that California must lead on, said the Rev. Shane Harris, president of the National Action Network San Diego. We are supposedly leading the nation in being progressive, yet still we are failing on a very big issue nationally that Democrats have vowed to take on. In Connecticut, an individual outside of the local prosecutors office can be appointed to investigate an officers use of deadly force. And in Wisconsin, incidents in which an officer is involved with a civilians death must be investigated by anindependent review panel. Two years ago, Assemblyman Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), who authored AB 284, carried a more ambitious police reform proposal that would have required a special prosecutor to investigate any deadly officer-involved shooting in the state. That legislation died in the Assembly Appropriations Committee. This new proposal, which received bipartisan support in committee, would bring in the attorney generals office to look intoa police shooting only upon request of a local agency. Guy Marzorati is a producer for The California Report andKQED’s California Politics and Government Desk. Guy joined KQED in 2013. He grew up in New York and graduated from Santa Clara University. Email: GMarzorati@KQED.org

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Sharpton Hits Clinton for Ignoring Black Vote: ‘You Took Your Base for Granted’ – Washington Free Beacon

BY: Nick Bolger May 22, 2017 3:41 pm A prominent figure in the civil rights movement believes Hillary Clinton lost the presidential election because she did not do enough to mobilize African American communities. Reverend Al Sharpton explained his thoughtsduring an interview onBuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith’s podcast “NewsFeed with @BuzzFeedBen.” “Her mistake was she did not mobilize in the black community,” Sharpton said. “Let me tell you why. You were there, we had one of the biggest gatherings of black ministers and all at the convention in Philadelphia. They’re all there, Marc Morial is there from the Urban League, the head of the NAACP is there. How do you not have Mrs. Clinton come by?” Sharpton then explained that they invited Clinton and she declined to attend. “These are the people that get your vote out, that’s your base. You lost Michigan by what, 15 to 20,000 votes? You could have got that if you mobilized two housing projects or three churches. Never touched them,” Sharpton said. “You never worked your own base. You took your base for granted,” he later argued. “So, it’s not that you need to go another way, you didn’t identify with those in identity politics and that’s why you had the lowest turnout you had around blacks in a long time.”

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