Al Sharpton

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2013

    After Slaying of Christopher Lane, Rightbloggers Revive the Old Ooga Booga

    An Australian baseball player named Christopher Lane was shot to death in Oklahoma, allegedly by three local kids, two black and one white. The kids were questioned but presumed to have acted in self-defense, so they were let go, leading to a public outcry and an arrest... Whoops, actually the youn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2012

    Mayor Mike Bloomberg Heckled At MLK Event

    It wasn't exactly the warmest reception the mayor has ever received. Mike Bloomberg stopped by the House of Justice in East Harlem earlier today -- where apparently most local electeds that matter (or hope to matter) were making their MLK appearances. Folks in the audience packed tightly into one l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2010

    Tom DiNapoli's Appointment Logs: He's Just Too Nice a Guy

    ​Tom DiNapoli is too nice a guy. The state comptroller apparently can't say no to anyone who wants to meet with him, though he has a mixed record when it comes to delivering what his bellringers want. I've been reading half a foot of DiNapoli's appointment schedules from 2007 to now an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2010

    Carl Paladino: The Dirty Details in His Campaign Filings

    ​The Times and the Daily News ran stories yesterday exposing the shady conspiracy that is the Paladino For The People campaign. The $53,000 tax lien against campaign spokesman Michael Caputo unearthed by the Times got a taunting "so what" from Caputo himself. Stiffing the IRS just proved agai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    Glenn Beck Gets Blazed: The (Attempted) Ten Most Half-Baked Stories on The Blaze

    ​Fox News' moneymaking psycho-shoutcreature Glenn Beck just launched a new website, called "The Blaze." Besides the fact that the marijuana allusion here is so within reach (point: the only thing that can make you dumber than hitting a bong all day is reading Glenn Beck's new site, etc, etc), ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    Governor, Rev. Al Team Up to Ruin Drinking at Bodegas

    ​Our local bodega is a lively place, where neighbors often gather to drink beer by the pet food shelves, which are near el baño. Maybe we shouldn't have mentioned that, as Governor Paterson, with the support of Reverend Al Sharpton, has vowed to send State Liquor Authority inspectors to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Quick Hits

    ​ Twitpic via M_Solomon. With last year's Long Island Walmart Black Friday stampede in mind, the National Retail Foundation has established training, security, and traffic flow guidelines to prevent recurrences; Walmart has established its own new guidelines, in compliance with an agreement ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    Sharpton Tweets in Protest as Ex-Wife, Daughter are Detained by Cops

    Al Sharpton has gotten more selective in recent years about the causes he will endorse, but he could hardly have been expected to remain silent when his ex-wife and oldest daughter were arrested and issued disorderly conduct tickets after allegedly running a red light at 110th Street and Eighth Aven ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    Will Levi Be Hung Like a Moose in Playgirl?

    Sarah Palin's worst nightmare, Levi Johnston, is posing for Playgirl magazine, which is perfect for him--it's online and it's basically a bunch of pictures.

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2009

    Barrett: The Politics On Display At Bill Tatum's Funeral

    Funerals can be about politics, especially when the deceased is as influential as Bill Tatum was. The longtime owner of the Amsterdam News drew a crowd of hundreds at Riverside Church last Friday, and most of the speakers were politicians, including the minister who presided, Rev. Al Sharpton.None o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Post Chimp Drama Persists, Rightbloggers Leap to Defense

    People are still mad about Post cartoonist Sean Delonas' comparison of the recently slaughtered Travis the Chimp to someone connected to the stimulus bill who may or may not be Barack Obama. Al Sharpton has called for a boycott, picketers have appeared at the Post HQ, etc. Rightbloggers have struck ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2008

    Sharpton to Lead Pray-In Protests Throughout City Today

    On December 6th, thousands of protesters filled Foley Square to express their outrage over the Sean Bell shooting. Today, the Rev. Al Sharpton is promising civil disobedience, slow-downs and pray-ins at six locations around the city to protest the acquittal of three cops charged in the shooting. F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2008

    Sharpton, Nicole Paultre Bell Among Scores Arrested at Sean Bell Protests

    UPDATE: 6:30 by Sean Gardiner and Michael Clancy Photos by Cary Conover The Rev. Al Sharpton, Nicole Paultre Bell, Joe Guzman and Trent Benefield were among scores of people arrested at a series of demonstrations throughout the city protesting the acquittal of three cops charged in the fatal sho ... More >>

  • News

    April 1, 2008

    Bruise Brother

    Supposedly Democrat-Friendly MSNBC Has Let a Clinton-Hating Joe Maul New York's Senator

  • News

    January 29, 2008

    Bloomberg Wants to Get in Your Genes

    Compared to the present mayor’s contempt for civil liberties, Giuliani was a piker

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2005

    Freddy, Al and Jesse Team Up

    Fernando Ferrer was leaning up against a wall at York College on Tuesday, with Al Sharpton to his right and Jesse Jackson on his left, as Assemblywoman Vivian Cook was exhorting the kids sitting in front of her or hanging over the railings on the second and third floors above. "I want you guys to lo ... More >>

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    A New Century

    1996–2005: from Aids in Africa to 9-11, Clinton's blowjob to Cindy Sheehan

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2005

    Post Taste Test

    Sean Delonas, the Post's Page Six cartoonist who delights in flagrantly offensive and execrable witticisms, couldn't resist: He chose today to roll out one of his all-time favorites, his 2001 mayoral primary cartoon in which a wafer-thin Ferrer kisses the derriere of a hugely inflated Al Sharpton. T ... More >>

  • News

    August 23, 2005

    A Darker Shade of Pink

    From Kanye West to Louis Farrakhan, new signs of gay friendliness among African Americans

  • Film

    August 23, 2005
  • Blogs

    August 17, 2005

    Dems Debate: They're All Winners in the Spin Room

    After the last answer to the last question at Tuesday night's Democratic mayoral debate, folks in the audience at Jazz at Lincoln Center began getting out of their seats, even though host Dominic Carter was still speaking to a live television audience. It was like the bell had rung at the end of cla ... More >>

  • News

    April 13, 2004

    A Dirty Trickster's Bush Bonanza

    The man who stopped Miami recount makes gaming millions

  • News

    January 20, 2004

    Forget the Debate

    Democrats' Debate Fizzles; Dean Goes for an Image Make-Over

  • News

    November 4, 2003

    Dems for Death

    How the Candidates Come Down on Capital Punishment

  • News

    September 9, 2003

    Children Come Home to Roots

    March Has Strong Words for Rap Music and Gangsta Youth

  • Specials

    March 25, 2003
  • News

    December 17, 2002

    Post–9-11 Civil Rights

    If You're Black, Who's Got Your Back?

  • News

    March 12, 2002

    The Wrong Man Gets a Second Chance

    A Decision Protecting All Defendants

  • News

    January 15, 2002

    Faded Rage

    As a Divided Community Begins to Forget, a Court Reopens Old Wounds in Crown Heights

  • News

    December 4, 2001

    Black Interloper

    Russell Simmons's 'Racial Contract' With Andrew Cuomo

  • Specials

    November 6, 2001
  • News

    October 23, 2001

    Race Counts

    White Voters Play the Race Card, Again

  • News

    October 16, 2001

    The Hidden Persuaders

    Green Takes Heat for Hate Flyers

  • News

    October 2, 2001

    A Jail Like a Slave Ship

    ‘I Thought I Was Dying Every Day’

  • News

    September 4, 2001

    What Black Vote?

    The City’s African American Electorate is No Longer Predictable

  • NYC Life

    September 4, 2001

    Primary Colors

    Still Lacking a Clear Front-Runner, the Democratic Primary Is Just Around the Corner. Voting?

  • News

    January 30, 2001

    Who’s Sorry Now?

    Jesse Jackson Marches in the Penitents Parade

  • Specials

    January 2, 2001
  • News

    November 7, 2000

    Law and Favors in the Bronx

    Secret Tapes Catch Pols Speaking Their Minds

  • News

    August 15, 2000

    The Uncle Tom Dilemma

    Are Blacks Like Colin Powell Asking African Americans to Sell Out?

  • News

    August 1, 2000

    The Early Line

    The Guys Who Want Rudy Giuliani’s Job

  • News

    March 21, 2000

    Shake the Trees

    After the Latest Police Killing of Another Unarmed Black Man, The Feds Need Little Convincing to Intervene in New York

  • News

    August 17, 1999

    Hillary's Crown Heights Problem

    If Rudy Giuliani plays the race card, he most likely will try to attack Former Mayor David Dinkins's legacy in one of the city's ethnic hotbeds

  • News

    May 25, 1999

    The Making of a Guilty Plea

    Volpe Family Adviser Played Key Role

  • News

    April 20, 1999

    Blood and Bridges

    Rudy's Wrongs Stir a Movement at the Diallo March

  • Specials

    April 6, 1999
  • News

    March 9, 1999

    It Takes a Woman

    Amadou's mother's plea to Hillary

  • NYC Life

    February 23, 1999

    Office Politics

    New York's First Lady?

  • News

    December 29, 1998

    'Freddy's Not Dead'

    A black protest leader reemerges three years after the 'massacre' at a Harlem clothing store. But why?

  • News

    June 2, 1998

    The Battle for Harlem

    Sharpton Camp Assails Butts as Upstate Republicans Maneuver To Exploit Black Power Struggle

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