Al Sharpton

Rev. Al Sharpton documentary to close out Tribeca Festival

The Reverend Al Sharpton will have the final say at the 2022 Tribeca Festival. On June 18, “Loudmouth,” a documentary about Sharpton’s life “as an iconic American civil rights activist and spirtual leader” will close out this year’s festival, Page Six has exclusively learned. “My pursuit of activism has always been tied to unwavering faith, and it is my firm belief that art and drama can be a powerful form of protest,” Sharpton said. Former Essence magazine Deputy Editor Cori Murray will moderate a conversation with Sharpton, Spike Lee and the film’s executive producer, singer John Legend immediately following the...
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Rev. Al Sharpton and Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Expose Skadden’s Disingenuous Claims on Diversity Through Print Advertisement

WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2022-- Today, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware (CPBD) is again urging Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP to pull back their boastful claims of diversity and inclusion through a full-page print ad in the Dover Post, as their most recent partner class mostly excludes historically marginalized communities.

Rev. Al Sharpton, other civil rights leaders, seek meeting with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Sarver

DALLAS – Rev. Al Sharpton hasn't come close to forgetting about the NBA's investigation of Phoenix Suns team owner Robert Sarver. Sharpton is teaming up with civil rights leaders to seek a meeting with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver about the league's investigation that began back in November 2021 after an ESPN article detailed alleged acts of...

Grand Rapids police department answers Rev. Al Sharpton’s call to release the name of officer who fatally shot Patrick Lyoya in the back of the head during police stop

In response to Rev. Al Sharpton’s demand for transparency and justice, the Grand Rapids Police Department has released the name of the officer who fatally shot Patrick Lyoya during an April 4thtraffic stop. Video from the stop showed the officer, Christopher Schurr, putting his gun to the back of the 26-year-old’s head as he faced the ground before firing.

Patrick Lyoya’s Family Hold Public Funeral: Eulogy Given by Rev. Al Sharpton

Patrick Lyoya’s funeral was held on Friday at Renaissance Church of God in Grand Rapids, Michigan, according to a local NBC News affiliate. Rev. Al Sharpton delivered a fiery eulogy for Lyoya. Sharpton’s National Action Network had already pledged to pay for the funeral, which was held open to the public; the family expected up to 1,500 people to attend.