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Al Sharpton

Al Sharpton is a Baptist minister and radio talk show host. He is also a well-known civil rights activist.
Al Sharpton is a Baptist minister and radio talk show host. He is also a well-known civil rights activist. « Show less

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  • Al Sharpton's ties to Trayvon Martin case beset MSNBC

     
    Al Sharpton is both a hands-on social advocate and a plain-speaking MSNBC talk-show host. But now some critics are wondering where one job ends and the other begins. Sharpton, a longtime civil rights activist, is taking a leading role in the controversy...
  • Weekend Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 11 - 17 in PDF format TV listings for the week of March 11 - 17 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings and more......
  • Magic Johnson's cable channel deal approved by Maxine Waters

     
    The sale of Comcast cable channels to Magic Johnson and Sean Combs have met with the approval of Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles)....
  • Bobby Brown leaves church as Whitney Houston's funeral begins

     
    Bobby Brown was invited to the funeral of Whitney Houston on Saturday, but he left shortly after the "home going" service began, reportedly over a seating dispute. Bobby Brown entered the church and went to the casket, where he reportedly was crying and...
  • Pat Buchanan gets the ax from MSNBC, blames the left

     
    Pat Buchanan has parted ways with MSNBC. Pat Buchanan had been suspended from MSNBC for four months after the publication of his book "Suicide of a Superpower," but now they are parted for good....
  • Friday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 5 - 11 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Feb. 5 - 11 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings and more......
  • Goldberg: Political finger-pointing

    Goldberg: Political finger-pointing
    Jesse Jackson is right. In response to the face-off in Arizona between President Obama and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer last week, Jackson said, "Even George Wallace did not put his finger in Dr. King's face." And it's true; he didn't. Similarly, not even...
  • Etta James funeral: Celebrities give singer a rousing send-off

     
    Pioneering R&B singer Etta James got a rousing send-off Saturday from fans and celebrities including Stevie Wonder and Christina Aguilera. Rev. Al Sharpton, who officiated at the private ceremony at the City of Refuge Church in Gardena, lauded James...
  • Etta James' funeral: Christina Aguilera, Stevie Wonder say goodbye

     
    Etta James passed away earlier this month. Family, friends and fans attended Etta James' funeral on Saturday to pay their final respects....
  • Public viewing for Etta James in Inglewood Friday evening

     
    A public viewing is set for Friday evening in Inglewood for singer Etta James, who died last week after a long battle with leukemia....
  • Late Night: 'Conan' writer offers slavery deal to tea party

     
    Conan O'Brian: 'Conan' writer Deon Cole has a unique proposal for tea party activists trying to erase the Founding Fathers' connections to slavery....