31 search results for Al Sharpton


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    The Most Outrageous Moment from Every 'View' Co-Host

    Type: Article | Date: Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014

    Every lady from "The View" has blown our minds with outrageous behavior. Yes, even Meredith. Especially Meredith.
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    Good Hair - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Feb 16, 2010

    Chris Rock's witty documentary on the subject of the importance of African American hair
  • Malcolm X - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Feb 2, 2010

    Writer-director Spike Lee's epic portrayal of the life and times of the slain civil rights leader Malcolm X begins with the cross-cut imagery of the police beating of black motorist Rodney King juxtaposed with an American flag burning into the shape of the letter X. When the film's narrative begins moments later, it jumps back to World War II-era Boston, where Malcolm Little (Denzel Washington) is making his living as a hustler. The son of a Baptist preacher who was murdered by the Ku Klux Klan, Little was raised by foster parents after his mother was deemed clinically insane; as an adult, he turned to a life of crime, which leads to his imprisonment on burglary charges. In jail, Little receives epiphany in the form of an introduction to Islam; he is especially taken with the lessons of Elijah Mohammed, who comes to him in a vision. Adopting the name 'Malcolm X' as a rejection of the 'Little' surname (given his family by white slave owners), he meets the real Elijah Mohammed (Al Freeman, Jr.) upon exiting prison, and begins work as a spokesman for the Nation of Islam. Marriage to a Muslim nurse named Betty Shabazz (Angela Bassett) follows, after which X spearheads a well-attended march on a Harlem hospital housing a Muslim recovering from an episode of police brutality. The march's success helps elevate X to the position of Islam's national spokesperson. There is dissension in the ranks, however, and soon X is targeted for assassination by other Nation leaders; even Elijah Mohammed fears Malcolm's growing influence. After getting wind of the murder plot, X leaves the Nation of Islam, embarking on a pilgrimage to Mecca that proves revelatory; renouncing his separatist beliefs, his oratories begin embracing all races and cultures. During a 1965 speech, Malcolm X is shot and killed, reportedly by Nation of Islam members. ~ Jason Ankeny, All Movie Guide
  • If I Die Tonight - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Aug 18, 2009

    The late 1990s and early 2000s witnessed a tragic number of incidences of police brutality committed against African-American men, including several involving the New York City Police Department: the 1997 assault and battery of Abner Louima, the 1999 shooting of Amadou Diallo, and the 2006 shooting of Sean Bell. This documentary from filmmaker Seyi examines these and other cases of police brutality triggered by racial profiling through interviews with individuals on both sides of the issue, including civil-rights activist Al Sharpton and members of the NYPD. ~ All Movie Guide
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    Mariah Carey, Jennifer Hudson and Janelle Monae to perform at BET Honors

    Type: Article | Date: Thursday, Feb 6, 2014

    Honorees include Aretha Franklin, Ice Cube and Berry Gordy
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    'Saturday Night Live' makes fun of itself with a race-themed cold open

    Type: Article | Date: Sunday, Nov 3, 2013

    Starring Kerry Washington as everyone
  • 'SNL' uses Kerry Washington and Al Sharpton to mock its lack of black female cast members

    Type: Post | Date: Sunday, Nov 3, 2013

    "SNL" uses Kerry Washington Al Sharpton to mock its lack of black female cast members
  • Jimmy Kimmel apologizes to protesters in front of his studio

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Oct 30, 2013

    Jimmy Kimmel apologizes to protesters in front of his studio Peter Facinelli will play Whitey Bulger's enforcer in a Fox limited series Limp Bizkit's Fred Durst is developing a CW drama based on his rise to fame
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    Jay-Z says he's being 'demonized' over Barneys connection

    Type: Article | Date: Sunday, Oct 27, 2013

    Shawn Carter wants to know all the facts first
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    Recap: 'Saturday Night Live' – Ben Affleck And Kanye West

    Type: Post | Date: Saturday, May 18, 2013

    The "Argo" actor/director joins the Five-Timers Club in the season finale.
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