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02.24.15 Prachi Gupta

Project Veritas, the rightwing advocacy group launched by duplicitous filmmaker James O’Keefe, has used footage of Eric Garner’s daughter in a new video that attempts to discredit Reverend Al Sharpton. The footage includes interviews from activists and families of victims who have received donations from Sharpton’s National Action Network, and it is every bit as […]

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01.19.15 Rhett Jones

Martin Luther King Jr. Day began with the release of a poll by Siena College that found 66 percent of New York voters believe race relations in the state could be described as “fair” or “poor.” Just under 33 percent chose “excellent” or “good” from the given options. According to Capital: In a poll released this time […]

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08.28.09 Will Sherman

Tomorrow, on what would have been his 51st birthday, as many as 10,000 Michael Jackson fans are expected to swarm Prospect Park in celebration of the pop star’s troubled life. After Borough President Marty Markowitz declares it Michael Jackson Day, Rev. Al Sharpton will lead a prayer and Councilmember Letitia James will continue petitioning the […]

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05.08.09 Will Sherman

Grammy award winning gun collector T.I. will hold an anti-gun and violence rally in Harlem on Monday. Last year, the rapper was convicted on various felony weapon charges after his bodyguard implicated him in a poorly planned attempt to buy illegal machine guns and silencers. Facing up to 10 years in prison, T.I. copped a […]

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