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Reverend Al Sharpton Leading Kanye West Boycott

12th November 2013

U.S. civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton is leading a boycott against Kanye West, after the rapper declared he had...

Civil Rights Activists Furious Over Django Unchained Action Figures

9th January 2013

Activists at Reverend Al Sharpton's American civil rights group have called for a national boycott of "highly offensive" action figures...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Honoured By Civil Rights Group

18th October 2012

Sean '' Combs was honoured by a civil rights group in New York this week (beg15Oct12) and he used his...

Beyonce Knowles And Chris Brown Triumph At Bet Awards

2nd July 2012

Beyonce Knowles and Chris Brown won top honours at the Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards last night (01.07.12).'Love on Top'...

Rodney King Laid To Rest

1st July 2012

U.S. civil rights leader-turned-political pundit Rev. Al Sharpton delivered a touching eulogy at Rodney King's funeral on Saturday (30Jun12).King was...

Aretha Franklin Reveals New Clive Davis Album At 70th Birthday Bash

28th March 2012

Aretha Franklin was in fine spirits as she celebrated her 70th birthday among family and friends, and chose the occasion...

Aretha Franklin Announces New Album At 70th Birthday Party

26th March 2012

Aretha Franklin has announced that she plans to record a new album. The Queen of Soul was speaking at her...

Al Sharpton's Mother Dies, Aged 87

23rd March 2012

Reverend Al Sharpton's mother has died, aged 87. Ada Sharpton passed away yesterday (March 22, 2012) according to New York...

Al Sharpton Calls For Houston National Prayer

12th February 2012

U.S. civil rights leader-turned-political pundit Rev. Al Sharpton is calling for all Americans to remember Whitney Houston in their prayers...

Christina Aguilera Among The Performers At Etta James Memorial Service

30th January 2012

Christina Aguilera was among those who bade a tearful farewell to the legendary singer Etta James at a quickly organised...

Christina Aguilera Performs At Etta James' Funeral

30th January 2012

Christina Aguilera and Stevie Wonder were among the stars who paid their respects at Etta James' funeral on Saturday (28.01.12).Christina...

Al Sharpton To Preside Over Etta James Funeral

26th January 2012

Civil rights leader-turned-Tv political pundit Al Sharpton will preside over Etta James' funeral on Saturday (28Jan12).Fans will get the chance...

Conrad Murray's Mother Pleads For Lenient Sentence

29th November 2011

Dr. Conrad Murray should get a lenient sentence in relation to Michael Jackson's death because he has never drunk alcohol...

Conrad Murray To Be Sentenced Tomorrow

28th November 2011

Dr. Conrad Murray will be sentenced tomorrow (29.11.11). The medic was found guilty earlier this month of the involuntary manslaughter...

Director Tyler Perry Honoured By Sharpton

21st October 2011

Filmmaker Tyler Perry was the guest of honour at the Triumph Awards on Wednesday (19Oct11) as he accepted an award...

Naacp Praises Msnbc For Adding Sharpton To Line-up

26th August 2011

The NAACP has praised MSNBC for hiring the Rev. Al Sharpton as host of its 6 00 p.m. hour, to...

It's Official Sharpton To Host Cnn's 6 00 P.m. Hour

24th August 2011

After weeks of rumors that sparked a flurry of online debate, MSNBC confirmed on Tuesday that it has hired the...

Sharpton Pulls Out Of Black Journalists' Convention

9th August 2011

The Rev. Al Sharpton has canceled a scheduled appearance at the National Association of Black Journalists convention in Philadelphia on...

Is Sharpton's Msnbc Show A Pay-back?

28th July 2011

Veteran investigative journalist Wayne Barrett, now with TheDailyBeast.com, has implied that the Rev. Al Sharpton is being rewarded with his...

Cadbury Apologizes To Naomi Campbell

6th June 2011

An advertisement by the British candy manufacturer Cadbury that drew the wrath of black supermodel Naomi Campbell has been withdrawn...

Mariah Carey Provides Clue To Baby Names

3rd May 2011

Mariah Carey, the 41-year-old American singer who gave birth to twins over the weekend, has provided a clue to the...

Franklin Serenades Sharpton

4th October 2010

ARETHA FRANKLIN gave civil rights activist REVEREND AL SHARPTON a special birthday gift on Sunday (03Oct10) by serenading him over...

Sharpton Disputes $538,000 Tax Bill Reports

30th September 2010

Top civil rights leader REVEREND AL SHARPTON has played down reports he's been hit with a $538,000 (£358,670) tax lien...

Fascinating Fact 9963

14th September 2010

Civil rights leader REVEREND AL SHARPTON is set to front a new Sunday morning TV show. Education Superhighway will debut...

Jackson Memorial In Gary Set To Be Another Big Tribute

10th July 2009

MICHAEL JACKSON's father JOE JACKSON and civil rights leaders REVD. AL SHARPTON and REVD. JESSE JACKSON will be a part...

Jackson Kids Get Standing Ovation At Memorial

7th July 2009

MICHAEL JACKSON's three children were given a standing ovation at the late King of Pop's memorial service in Los Angeles...

Jackson Kids Get Standing Ovation At Memorial

7th July 2009

MICHAEL JACKSON's three children were given a standing ovation at the late King of Pop's memorial service in Los Angeles...

Sharpton Takes Aim At Jackson Critics

26th June 2009

U.S. civil rights leader REV. AL SHARPTON has lashed out at those paying tribute to MICHAEL JACKSON, who turned their...

Sharpton Convicted

8th October 2008

Leading African-American rights campaigner REVD. AL SHARPTON has been convicted of disorderly conduct after taking part in a New York...

Sharpton Rules Out Sitcom

21st December 2005

LATEST: African-American leader AL SHARPTON has decided against starring in a sitcom based on his life. The human rights...

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