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Topic - Al Sharpton
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 placed on "modified duty" and barred from responding to 911 calls, the Fire Department of New York said Sunday.
Republican candidate Rob Astorino's campaign for governor may soon be dogged with protests about his housing desegregation dispute with the federal government.
Boxing promoter Don King said he's not keeping any ill will toward the Rev. Al Sharpton for snitching on him to the FBI — that the minister was in fact a hero who is being maligned in a media frenzy that is simply harping on stale news.
The Rev. Al Sharpton opened his annual civil rights conference Wednesday, which President Barack Obama plans to attend, amid revelations about the activist's cooperation with the FBI in a 1980s mob investigation.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio rushed Wednesday to the defense of Rev. Al Sharpton amid recent allegations that the reverend served as an FBI mob informant in the mid-1980s.
The president will address the National Action Network convention in New York City, and the White House said Wednesday that recent news about Mr. Sharpton's role in providing the federal government with key information about top organized crime families hasn't caused them to rethink Mr. Obama's involvement.
The Rev. Al Sharpton admitted on Tuesday that he helped the FBI investigate New York Mafia figures in the 1980s, even making secret recordings that appeared to help bring down a mob boss.
The Rev. Al Sharpton denied Monday a new report claiming he served as a paid FBI mob informant in the mid-1980s.
Are there no heroes left in America anymore? President Obama turns out to be an incompetent fraud who has never actually read the U.S. Constitution. Edward Snowden tucked tail and fled to Siberia. Washington Nationals star Ryan Zimmerman can no longer be relied upon to scoop up a crazy bouncer just inside third base line, pirouette and throw like a laser into first baseman Adam LaRoche's mitt.
The Rev. Al Sharpton has evolved from the fiery activist who gained prominence leading protest marches in the 1980s to an insider with a show on MSNBC and the ear of elected officials. Here are five things to know about Sharpton:
An explosive new report by The Smoking Gun claims that the Rev. Al Sharpton is a former paid FBI informant.
The Rev. Al Sharpton, civil rights leaders and representatives from the retail industry met Thursday with New York Police Department Commissioner William J. Bratton to discuss the role of police officers in allegations of racial profiling at department stores that surfaced last fall in shoplifting cases that have resulted in numerous lawsuits.
"To have laws that tell people that they can shoot first and then ask questions later is a violation of our civil rights. I believe that law is inherently wrong," Sharpton said before the march began. "The law in effect says based on your imagination — if you imagine I'm a threat — you have the right to kill me."
The Rev. Al Sharpton led hundreds of people on a march Monday to the state Capitol, where they rallied against Florida's "stand your ground" law.
He added: "I'm a cat. I chase rats."
"If you're a victim of a threat, you're not an informant — you're a victim trying to protect yourself," he said, also denying that he was ever paid by the FBI.