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Rev. Al Sharpton accidentally botched the spelling of Aretha Franklins famous song Respect while paying tribute to the late singer during his MSNBC show on Sunday.

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Sharpton, the host of PoliticsNation, was criticizing President Donald Trump for calling former White House staffer and Apprentice contestant Omarosa Manigault Newman a dog, asserting that sometimes the dog bites back.

I think you mightve learned the lesson this week, sometimes the dog bites back with a book deal, Sharpton said.

Sharpton closed the segment by quoting perhaps Franklins most well-known song, 1967s Respect, but he didnt echo Franklins correct spelling of the songs title.

Rather than reciting R-E-S-P-E-C-T, Sharpton slipped an I into the tail end of the word.

So in the words of my late friend Aretha Franklin, show some R-E-S-P-I-C-T, and the next time you get a black woman and a beagle confused, remember this: I got you, Sharpton said proudly.

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BY: Paul CrookstonAugust 19, 2018 9:23 am

MSNBCs “PoliticsNation” host Rev. Al Sharpton called on President Donald Trump to be respectful in his rhetoric toward women but inadvertently misquoted legendary singer Aretha Franklin’s most famous lyric.

Sharpton was addressing Trumps insults toward Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former White House aide and “Apprentice” contestant who wrote a new tell-all book criticizing him. Trump called Newman a “dog,” a favorite insult of his that Sharpton called an “animalistic slur.”

“I think you mightve learned the lesson this week, sometimes the dog bites back with a book deal,” Sharpton said.

Sharpton concluded his comments with a reference to Franklin’s1967 hit “Respect,” in which the singer spelled the word out. Sharpton and Franklin, who died last week at the age of 76, were close friends.

“So in the words of my late friend Aretha Franklin, show some R-E-S-P-I-C-T, and the next time you get a black woman and a beagle confused, remember this: I got you,” Sharpton said.

In the song, Franklin did not spell it that way.

Sharpton also made it clear in his comments that Trump was getting his comeuppance from the bad publicity associated with Newmans book.

“You know what they say about payback, its a real, well, Im sure you know the word Im thinking of,” Sharpton said.

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Today, The Washington Free Beacon picked up an incredible soundbite of MSNBCs Rev. Al Sharpton misspelling the late great Aretha Franklin’s classic lyric, R-E-S-P-E-C-T,” as he attempted to lambaste President Donald J. Trump for saying that former White House staffer Omarosa Maginault Newman was “fired like a dog.”

Rev. Sharpton began by noting how often President Donald J. Trump loves to use the term fired like a dog or some variation of it, such as saying Sally Yates choked like a dog during her Senate confirmation hearing. He even highlighted how the President referred to Steve Bannon, who is often vilified as being racist by the left, with the canine description. But then, he seems to insinuate the president called Omarosa a dog out of some sort of racial animosity. Sharpton reminds his audience that President Trump stated last year he would tell any National Football League coach to get that son of a b*tch off the field who was kneeling for the national anthem if he was an owner. Sharpton notes the athletes kneeling out or protest were predominantly African American players.

However, Sharpton believes the president might have met his match with Omarosa. I think you mightve learned the lesson this week, sometimes the dog bites back with a book deal,” Sharpton said. And while were talking about female canines, you know what they say about say about payback, it s a real, well Im sure you know the word Im thinking of.”

“So in the words of my late friend Aretha Franklin, show some R-E-S-P-I-C-T, and the next time you get a black woman and a beagle confused, remember this: I got you,” Sharpton warned. (emphasis added)

Some may blame this mishap on the teleprompter and a simple mistake in front of the camera. If that is the case, it should be noted this is not the first time his team has had communication issues. Readers might remember in 2011, Sharpton gave a rallying call of “Resist we much. we must. And we will much. About that be committed,” to fellow progressives on the night of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s recall election.

Teleprompter or not, the MSNBC host has never been the greatest communicator. Here he is rambling about blueberry pies, Republicans, and Brooklyn.

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My statement on the Sergeant Benevolent Associations decision to offer $500 to any civilian who helps cops wrestle suspects who resist arrest, as well as NYS Senator Marty Goldens recent legislation to shield civilians from potential civil liability incurred from interference. pic.twitter.com/XfcS1HODDl

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Al Sharpton Says Trump Needs Aretha Franklin’s ‘Respect …

8/16/2018 2:00 PM PDT

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Al Sharptonwants someone to blastDonald Trumpwith a little ofAretha Franklin’s “Respect” … ’cause dude really needs it.

We got the reverend out in NYC Thursday and, of course, had to ask him about The Queen of Soul passing away several hours earlier. Al paid heavy tribute and went down memory lane when it came to her iconic performances.

But more than anything, Al says on the heels of Trump calling Omarosa a doghe, more than anyone else, should soak in the classic track. As we reported … Aretha diedThursday after a long battle with cancer.

She was 76. #RIP

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Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri had some words for the Rev. Al Sharpton. (Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office/AP)

A Florida sheriff on Monday responded to sharp criticism from the Rev. Al Sharpton for not arresting a white man who shot and killed an unarmed black man during a parking lot dispute last month.

Sharpton criticized Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri at a Sunday rally for Markeis McGlockton.

McGlockton was shot on July 19 by Michael Drejka in Clearwater, according to FOX13 Tampa Bay. Drekja told deputies he feared for his life and police at the time chose not to arrest him, citing the states Stand Your Ground law.

This case should not be tried in a parking lot of a convenience store, Sharpton said. It should be tried in a courtroom.

Gualtieri was asked about Sharptons comments Monday during a press conference for an unrelated investigation.

It’s a bunch of rhetoric. I don’t pay much attention to it, to tell you the truth. I wasn’t there, and I don’t really care what Al Sharpton has to say, Gualtieri said. Go back to New York. Mind your own business.

“Go back to New York. Mind your own business.”

In a statement to the Tampa Bay Times, a spokeswoman for Sharpton compared the sheriffs comments to those of sheriffs out of the 1960s that used to call civil rights leaders invited in by victims, outside agitators.

Sharpton plans to keep coming back to Clearwater regardless of Gualtieris remarks.

Florida prosecutors said last week they will review the case. The Pinellas County State Attorney said there was no time frame for how long it will take to review the case and determine whether charges should be filed against Drejka.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Ryan Gaydos is an editor for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @RyanGaydos.

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Al Sharpton Questions EA Sports’ Apology To Colin Kaepernick …

8/4/2018 12:15 AM PDT

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Al Sharpton is very skeptical of EA’s statement on why it removed Colin Kaepernick’s name from the Madden 19 soundtrack … telling TMZ Sports, “I’m questioning their intentions.”

The creators of football’s top-selling game issued an apology after it was discovered they scrubbed the Kaep reference from YG’s song “Big Bank” … and blamed the whole ordeal on a licensing issue.

Sharpton ain’t ready to buy any of that … explaining to us their actions sound more like evidence of NFL collusion than an honest mistake.

“It clearly looks like it is an agreement among the owners,” Al says.

“They keep [Kaepernick] isolated — they keep him off the field. And I think that is something that is un-American.”

Sharpton is calling for a more in-depth explanation from EA on the debacle … and even makes his case for why the some EA employees should be “penalized” for it all.

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Pinellas sheriff to Al Sharpton: Go back to New York. Mind …

ST. PETERSBURG Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said Monday that the Rev. Al Sharpton should “go back to New York” and mind his own business after the national civil rights activists visit to Clearwater over the weekend to address the shooting of Markeis McGlockton.

“Its a bunch of rhetoric. I dont pay much attention to it to tell you the truth,” the sheriff said when asked for his reaction to Sharptons appearance at the end of an unrelated news conference in St. Petersburg. “I wasnt there, and I dont really care what Al Sharpton has to say. Go back to New York. Mind your own business.”

Sharpton was met by hundreds of people Sunday during his stop at St. John Primitive Baptist Church in Clearwater as he pressed local leaders to file charges against Michael Drejka, the white man who shot McGlockton, who is black, during a fight over a convenience store parking space July 19.

READ ABOUT THE VISIT: From Clearwater church, Sharpton and gubernatorial candidates call for stand your ground repeal.

Gualtieri did not arrest Drejka, saying he was precluded by Floridas controversial stand your ground self-defense law. The Pinellas-Pasco State Attorneys office is now reviewing the case to decide whether to press charges.

“If you got to the scene, Mr. Sheriff, and Markeis had been standing over the white man, you would have cuffed him and taken him in jail,” Sharpton said during the rally. “(Drejka) killed an unarmed black man who was standing up for his family. Lock him up, or give up your badge.”

When reached Monday, a spokeswoman for Sharpton sent a statement comparing Gualtieris comments to “those of sheriffs out of the 1960s that used to call civil rights leaders invited in by victims, outside agitators.”

“I came at the invitation of the family and literally thousands of people in his county,” it continued. “Additionally, five candidates for governor joined me because he did not take care of his business. It would not be necessary for me to do so if he took care of his own, and until he does I will keep coming to Clearwater.”

The sheriff, who is white, was also asked about the candidates appearances during the news conference, to which he answered they were “politicking.”

“The facts and the law matter,” he said. “Learn the facts and learn the law and then you can opine … but you get in politics, thats what youre going to get.”

The sheriff himself is a politician who has successfully run twice for the elected office of the sheriff since Gov. Rick Scott appointed him to the job in 2011.

Since Gualtieri, a Republican, made the call July 20 not to arrest Drejka, he has faced pressure from all sides, including the NRA and Republican lawmakers who appeared to criticize his analysis of the law in a recent Politico story.

PREVIOUS COVERAGE: Sheriff Gualtieri defends stand your ground decision in convenience store shooting.

Several civil rights leaders and Democrats, along with calling for the repeal of stand your ground, have questioned whether the case would have had the same outcome had McGlockton been white and Drejka black.

Prominent civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump, who is representing McGlocktons girlfriend, Britany Jacobs, attended Sundays rally. He was joined by the parents of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teen who was shot and killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer in 2012. Crump also represented Martins family.

While the shooter, George Zimmerman, who is white and Hispanic, didnt end up using stand your ground as a defense, the cases initial touchpoint with the law launched a national debate that helped spark the start of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Some research suggests race plays a part “stand your ground” cases, including a Tampa Bay Times report from 2012 analyzing almost 200 cases across the state. It found that 73 percent of people who killed a black person got no penalty compared to 59 percent for people who killed a white person.

Gualtieri has said there is no evidence in the McGlockton case to show race was a factor, which he echoed when reached by phone Monday. He said his comments at the news conference were directed at Sharptons remarks tying race to the case.

“Its really easy to go around throwing wild allegations that have no basis in the air and inflaming people when theres just no basis for it,” he said. “Thats wrong and irresponsible.”

Contact Kathryn Varn at [emailprotected] or (727) 893-8913. Follow @kathrynvarn.

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Al Sharpton Doesnt Rule Out Running For President …

8:47 PM 08/07/2018

Elias Atienza | Contributor

Rev. Al Sharpton, one of the most visible figures of Black Lives Matter, has not ruled out running for president in 2020.

Sharpton said he wasnt currently exploring a presidential run but did not rule out running,BuzzFeed News reported Tuesday.

I never rule anything out, Sharpton said.

Sharpton was in Florida Sunday leading protests against Floridas stand your ground laws after the death of Markeis McGlockton.Michael Drejka shot and killedMcGlocktonin July.Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieridid not chargeDrejka due to Drejka claiming he feared for his life. (RELATED: Florida Sheriff Tells Reverend Al Sharpton To Go Back To New York. Mind Your Business)

Sharpton has been highly critical of President Donald Trump, calling him a racist at a Sunday rally because Trump stumped for Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis of Florida and didnt mention McGlocktons name.

You want to know why we call you a racist? [You] talk like a racist and you walk like a racist and you act like a racist! Sharpton said at the rally, according to BuzzFeed News.

Sharpton also criticized Pastor Darrell Scott, who called Trumpthe most pro-black president that weve had in our lifetime, on Aug. 3.He also argued that black ministers were cowards for not bringing up McGlocktons name when they visited the White House that day.

I wont bow to Pharaoh, and I wont bow to Donald Trump,Sharpton said.

If Sharpton were to run, he would join a crowded Democratic primary. Sen. Kamala Harris of California, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York and former Vice President Joe Biden are just a few high-profile Democrats who have hinted at running for the Democratic Party presidential nomination.

Sharpton has run for office before. He ran for the Senate three times in the 1980s and 1990s and the presidency in 2004.

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Al Sharpton Misspells Famous Aretha Franklin Song: R-E-S-P-I …

Rev. Al Sharpton accidentally botched the spelling of Aretha Franklins famous song Respect while paying tribute to the late singer during his MSNBC show on Sunday. WATCH: Sharpton, the host of PoliticsNation, was criticizing President Donald Trump for calling former White House staffer and Apprentice contestant Omarosa Manigault Newman a dog, asserting that sometimes the dog bites back. I think you mightve learned the lesson this week, sometimes the dog bites back with a book deal, Sharpton said. Sharpton closed the segment by quoting perhaps Franklins most well-known song, 1967s Respect, but he didnt echo Franklins correct spelling of the songs title. Rather than reciting R-E-S-P-E-C-T, Sharpton slipped an I into the tail end of the word. So in the words of my late friend Aretha Franklin, show some R-E-S-P-I-C-T, and the next time you get a black woman and a beagle confused, remember this: I got you, Sharpton said proudly. Follow Amber on Twitter

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BY: Paul CrookstonAugust 19, 2018 9:23 am MSNBCs “PoliticsNation” host Rev. Al Sharpton called on President Donald Trump to be respectful in his rhetoric toward women but inadvertently misquoted legendary singer Aretha Franklin’s most famous lyric. Sharpton was addressing Trumps insults toward Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former White House aide and “Apprentice” contestant who wrote a new tell-all book criticizing him. Trump called Newman a “dog,” a favorite insult of his that Sharpton called an “animalistic slur.” “I think you mightve learned the lesson this week, sometimes the dog bites back with a book deal,” Sharpton said. Sharpton concluded his comments with a reference to Franklin’s1967 hit “Respect,” in which the singer spelled the word out. Sharpton and Franklin, who died last week at the age of 76, were close friends. “So in the words of my late friend Aretha Franklin, show some R-E-S-P-I-C-T, and the next time you get a black woman and a beagle confused, remember this: I got you,” Sharpton said. In the song, Franklin did not spell it that way. Sharpton also made it clear in his comments that Trump was getting his comeuppance from the bad publicity associated with Newmans book. “You know what they say about payback, its a real, well, Im sure you know the word Im thinking of,” Sharpton said.

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Today, The Washington Free Beacon picked up an incredible soundbite of MSNBCs Rev. Al Sharpton misspelling the late great Aretha Franklin’s classic lyric, R-E-S-P-E-C-T,” as he attempted to lambaste President Donald J. Trump for saying that former White House staffer Omarosa Maginault Newman was “fired like a dog.” Rev. Sharpton began by noting how often President Donald J. Trump loves to use the term fired like a dog or some variation of it, such as saying Sally Yates choked like a dog during her Senate confirmation hearing. He even highlighted how the President referred to Steve Bannon, who is often vilified as being racist by the left, with the canine description. But then, he seems to insinuate the president called Omarosa a dog out of some sort of racial animosity. Sharpton reminds his audience that President Trump stated last year he would tell any National Football League coach to get that son of a b*tch off the field who was kneeling for the national anthem if he was an owner. Sharpton notes the athletes kneeling out or protest were predominantly African American players. However, Sharpton believes the president might have met his match with Omarosa. I think you mightve learned the lesson this week, sometimes the dog bites back with a book deal,” Sharpton said. And while were talking about female canines, you know what they say about say about payback, it s a real, well Im sure you know the word Im thinking of.” “So in the words of my late friend Aretha Franklin, show some R-E-S-P-I-C-T, and the next time you get a black woman and a beagle confused, remember this: I got you,” Sharpton warned. (emphasis added) Some may blame this mishap on the teleprompter and a simple mistake in front of the camera. If that is the case, it should be noted this is not the first time his team has had communication issues. Readers might remember in 2011, Sharpton gave a rallying call of “Resist we much. we must. And we will much. About that be committed,” to fellow progressives on the night of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s recall election. Teleprompter or not, the MSNBC host has never been the greatest communicator. Here he is rambling about blueberry pies, Republicans, and Brooklyn.

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My statement on the Sergeant Benevolent Associations decision to offer $500 to any civilian who helps cops wrestle suspects who resist arrest, as well as NYS Senator Marty Goldens recent legislation to shield civilians from potential civil liability incurred from interference. pic.twitter.com/XfcS1HODDl

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Al Sharpton Says Trump Needs Aretha Franklin’s ‘Respect …

8/16/2018 2:00 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE Al Sharptonwants someone to blastDonald Trumpwith a little ofAretha Franklin’s “Respect” … ’cause dude really needs it. We got the reverend out in NYC Thursday and, of course, had to ask him about The Queen of Soul passing away several hours earlier. Al paid heavy tribute and went down memory lane when it came to her iconic performances. But more than anything, Al says on the heels of Trump calling Omarosa a doghe, more than anyone else, should soak in the classic track. As we reported … Aretha diedThursday after a long battle with cancer. She was 76. #RIP

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Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri had some words for the Rev. Al Sharpton. (Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office/AP) A Florida sheriff on Monday responded to sharp criticism from the Rev. Al Sharpton for not arresting a white man who shot and killed an unarmed black man during a parking lot dispute last month. Sharpton criticized Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri at a Sunday rally for Markeis McGlockton. McGlockton was shot on July 19 by Michael Drejka in Clearwater, according to FOX13 Tampa Bay. Drekja told deputies he feared for his life and police at the time chose not to arrest him, citing the states Stand Your Ground law. This case should not be tried in a parking lot of a convenience store, Sharpton said. It should be tried in a courtroom. Gualtieri was asked about Sharptons comments Monday during a press conference for an unrelated investigation. It’s a bunch of rhetoric. I don’t pay much attention to it, to tell you the truth. I wasn’t there, and I don’t really care what Al Sharpton has to say, Gualtieri said. Go back to New York. Mind your own business. “Go back to New York. Mind your own business.” In a statement to the Tampa Bay Times, a spokeswoman for Sharpton compared the sheriffs comments to those of sheriffs out of the 1960s that used to call civil rights leaders invited in by victims, outside agitators. Sharpton plans to keep coming back to Clearwater regardless of Gualtieris remarks. Florida prosecutors said last week they will review the case. The Pinellas County State Attorney said there was no time frame for how long it will take to review the case and determine whether charges should be filed against Drejka. The Associated Press contributed to this report. Ryan Gaydos is an editor for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @RyanGaydos.

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Al Sharpton Questions EA Sports’ Apology To Colin Kaepernick …

8/4/2018 12:15 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Al Sharpton is very skeptical of EA’s statement on why it removed Colin Kaepernick’s name from the Madden 19 soundtrack … telling TMZ Sports, “I’m questioning their intentions.” The creators of football’s top-selling game issued an apology after it was discovered they scrubbed the Kaep reference from YG’s song “Big Bank” … and blamed the whole ordeal on a licensing issue. Sharpton ain’t ready to buy any of that … explaining to us their actions sound more like evidence of NFL collusion than an honest mistake. “It clearly looks like it is an agreement among the owners,” Al says. “They keep [Kaepernick] isolated — they keep him off the field. And I think that is something that is un-American.” Sharpton is calling for a more in-depth explanation from EA on the debacle … and even makes his case for why the some EA employees should be “penalized” for it all.

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ST. PETERSBURG Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said Monday that the Rev. Al Sharpton should “go back to New York” and mind his own business after the national civil rights activists visit to Clearwater over the weekend to address the shooting of Markeis McGlockton. “Its a bunch of rhetoric. I dont pay much attention to it to tell you the truth,” the sheriff said when asked for his reaction to Sharptons appearance at the end of an unrelated news conference in St. Petersburg. “I wasnt there, and I dont really care what Al Sharpton has to say. Go back to New York. Mind your own business.” Sharpton was met by hundreds of people Sunday during his stop at St. John Primitive Baptist Church in Clearwater as he pressed local leaders to file charges against Michael Drejka, the white man who shot McGlockton, who is black, during a fight over a convenience store parking space July 19. READ ABOUT THE VISIT: From Clearwater church, Sharpton and gubernatorial candidates call for stand your ground repeal. Gualtieri did not arrest Drejka, saying he was precluded by Floridas controversial stand your ground self-defense law. The Pinellas-Pasco State Attorneys office is now reviewing the case to decide whether to press charges. “If you got to the scene, Mr. Sheriff, and Markeis had been standing over the white man, you would have cuffed him and taken him in jail,” Sharpton said during the rally. “(Drejka) killed an unarmed black man who was standing up for his family. Lock him up, or give up your badge.” When reached Monday, a spokeswoman for Sharpton sent a statement comparing Gualtieris comments to “those of sheriffs out of the 1960s that used to call civil rights leaders invited in by victims, outside agitators.” “I came at the invitation of the family and literally thousands of people in his county,” it continued. “Additionally, five candidates for governor joined me because he did not take care of his business. It would not be necessary for me to do so if he took care of his own, and until he does I will keep coming to Clearwater.” The sheriff, who is white, was also asked about the candidates appearances during the news conference, to which he answered they were “politicking.” “The facts and the law matter,” he said. “Learn the facts and learn the law and then you can opine … but you get in politics, thats what youre going to get.” The sheriff himself is a politician who has successfully run twice for the elected office of the sheriff since Gov. Rick Scott appointed him to the job in 2011. Since Gualtieri, a Republican, made the call July 20 not to arrest Drejka, he has faced pressure from all sides, including the NRA and Republican lawmakers who appeared to criticize his analysis of the law in a recent Politico story. PREVIOUS COVERAGE: Sheriff Gualtieri defends stand your ground decision in convenience store shooting. Several civil rights leaders and Democrats, along with calling for the repeal of stand your ground, have questioned whether the case would have had the same outcome had McGlockton been white and Drejka black. Prominent civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump, who is representing McGlocktons girlfriend, Britany Jacobs, attended Sundays rally. He was joined by the parents of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teen who was shot and killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer in 2012. Crump also represented Martins family. While the shooter, George Zimmerman, who is white and Hispanic, didnt end up using stand your ground as a defense, the cases initial touchpoint with the law launched a national debate that helped spark the start of the Black Lives Matter movement. Some research suggests race plays a part “stand your ground” cases, including a Tampa Bay Times report from 2012 analyzing almost 200 cases across the state. It found that 73 percent of people who killed a black person got no penalty compared to 59 percent for people who killed a white person. Gualtieri has said there is no evidence in the McGlockton case to show race was a factor, which he echoed when reached by phone Monday. He said his comments at the news conference were directed at Sharptons remarks tying race to the case. “Its really easy to go around throwing wild allegations that have no basis in the air and inflaming people when theres just no basis for it,” he said. “Thats wrong and irresponsible.” Contact Kathryn Varn at [emailprotected] or (727) 893-8913. Follow @kathrynvarn. No arrest in fatal shooting during argument over handicap parking space Family to Pinellas prosecutor: File charges in death of Markeis McGlockton Attorney calls Markeis McGlocktons death cold-blooded murder by wannabe cop Mix of grief, energy at Markeis McGlockton funeral In latest stand your ground case, a question: Who started it?

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Al Sharpton Doesnt Rule Out Running For President …

8:47 PM 08/07/2018 Elias Atienza | Contributor Rev. Al Sharpton, one of the most visible figures of Black Lives Matter, has not ruled out running for president in 2020. Sharpton said he wasnt currently exploring a presidential run but did not rule out running,BuzzFeed News reported Tuesday. I never rule anything out, Sharpton said. Sharpton was in Florida Sunday leading protests against Floridas stand your ground laws after the death of Markeis McGlockton.Michael Drejka shot and killedMcGlocktonin July.Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieridid not chargeDrejka due to Drejka claiming he feared for his life. (RELATED: Florida Sheriff Tells Reverend Al Sharpton To Go Back To New York. Mind Your Business) Sharpton has been highly critical of President Donald Trump, calling him a racist at a Sunday rally because Trump stumped for Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis of Florida and didnt mention McGlocktons name. You want to know why we call you a racist? [You] talk like a racist and you walk like a racist and you act like a racist! Sharpton said at the rally, according to BuzzFeed News. Sharpton also criticized Pastor Darrell Scott, who called Trumpthe most pro-black president that weve had in our lifetime, on Aug. 3.He also argued that black ministers were cowards for not bringing up McGlocktons name when they visited the White House that day. I wont bow to Pharaoh, and I wont bow to Donald Trump,Sharpton said. If Sharpton were to run, he would join a crowded Democratic primary. Sen. Kamala Harris of California, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York and former Vice President Joe Biden are just a few high-profile Democrats who have hinted at running for the Democratic Party presidential nomination. Sharpton has run for office before. He ran for the Senate three times in the 1980s and 1990s and the presidency in 2004. Follow Elias Atienza onTwitter

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Fair use as described at 17 U.S.C. Section 107:

"Notwithstanding the provisions of section 106 and 106A, the fair use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction in copies or phono-records or by any other means specified by that section, for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright.

In determining whether the use made of a work in any particular case is a fair use the factors to be considered shall include:

  • (1) the purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for or nonprofit educational purposes,
  • (2) the nature of the copyrighted work,
  • (3) the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole, and
  • (4) the effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work."