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Dominique Sharpton, Al Sharpton's eldest child, is reportedly suing New York City for $5 million after she tripped on a crosswalk and sprained her ankle. (National Action Network)

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Al Sharpton on Thursday called for the federal government to step in and "take over policing in this country" so that bad officers can be held accountable. (Baltimore Sun)

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A man holds a sign referring to Rev. Al Sharpton during a rally for Walter Scott in North Charleston, S.C. on Friday, April 10, 2015. On Saturday, Scott was killed by a police officer after a traffic stop. Officer Michael Slager has been fired and charged with murder. Sharpton is expected to speak at a church in the area over the weekend. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

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Comedy Central Host Larry Wilmore began his "Nightly Show" debut on Monday by mocking Al Sharpton for thrusting himself to the forefront of virtually every black issue. (Comedy Central via YouTube)

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Billionaire George Soros has taken an eagle's eye approach to funding the Ferguson activities of Al Sharpton, the "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" campaign and protests linking Michael Brown's and Trayvon Martin's deaths. (Associated Press)

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Al Sharpton on Monday blasted Hollywood for being too white, after a series of leaked emails revealed racially insensitive dialogue between Sony Pictures co-chair Amy Pascal and movie producer Scott Rudin. (TMZ)

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The Rev. Al Sharpton is surrounded by other civil rights leaders while he speaks during a news conference at the National Action Network headquarters in New York, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) ** FILE **

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Conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza argued Monday that the Obama administration and "race hustlers" like Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton have "perfected the art of manufacturing racial resentment." (Newsmax TV)

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Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder said Saturday that it's "tragic" Al Sharpton has such a strong influence in New York City, calling him an "inciter of mobs" ahead of a grand jury's impending decision in the police chokehold death of Eric Garner. (Wikimedia Commons)

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Lesley McSpadden, mother of Michael Brown, second from right, hugs Kimberly Michelle Ballinger, the domestic partner of Akai Gurley, while Al Sharpton, left, speaks at the National Action Network headquarters in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. On the day before Thanksgiving, Sharpton brought together the families of Michael Brown, Eric Garner and Akai Gurley, all black men recently killed by police officers. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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Princeton University Professor Cornel West mocked fellow civil rights activist Al Sharpton on Monday, accusing him of always wanting to be the center of attention on issues that affect the black community. (C-SPAN2 via National Review)

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Al Sharpton spoke Monday night after a grand jury announced it will not return an indictment for Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, describing the decision as an "absolute blow" to those seeking a "fair and open trial." (Mediaite)

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The Rev. Al Sharpton (right) and Bill Cosby. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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The Rev. Al Sharpton, second from right, walks with former New York Gov. David Paterson, second from left, and Gwen Carr, right, mother of Eric Garner, as they arrive before a march to protest the death of Eric Garner, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in the Staten Island borough of New York. The afternoon rally and march was led by Sharpton and relatives of Garner, who died July 17 after a New York Police Department officer took him to the ground with a banned tactic in a confrontation captured on video. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) **FILE**

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Dr. Ben Carson said on Fox News Monday that a previous offer to publicly debate the Rev. Al Sharpton on quelling violence still stands. (Mediaite/Fox News)

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The Rev. Al Sharpton and Lesley McSpadden, mother of Michael Brown Jr., wait for a news conference Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in St Louis. Sharpton pressed police Tuesday to release the name of the officer who fatally shot Brown, an unarmed teenager in suburban St. Louis, but he also pleaded for calm after two nights of violent protests. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, J.B. Forbes)

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Ben Carson and Al Sharpton are featured on the cover of Issue No 8.

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FILE - In this April 8, 2014, file photo, Rev. Al Sharpton speaks during a news conference in New York. "This is a huge victory for those of us that stood against this ugly display of racism," Rev. Sharpton said Tuesday, April 29, 2014, after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league, in response to racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File))

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President Barack Obama speaks at Al Sharpton's National Action Network conference in New York, Friday, April 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)