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  1. GOP's Latest Ad Uses Video From Televised Debate (Video)

    4:17 pm 10/4/2012

    "Smirk," as the ad is known, was being touted by Rush Limbaugh and other conservative media personalities on Thursday.Read more

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  2. Al Sharpton to Deliver Eulogy at Rodney King Funeral

    8:25 am 6/30/2012

    The civil rights leader and MSNBC host will speak at the Hollywood Hills burial of the late 47-year old.Read more

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  3. Rev. Al Sharpton to Be Honored at BET Awards

    5:11 pm 6/14/2012

    The longtime political activist will be presented with the Humanitarian Award during the Samuel L. Jackson-hosted event.Read more

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  4. NBC News Fires Third Employee Over Doctored 911 Call in Trayvon Martin Controversy

    12:45 pm 5/3/2012

    The network's coverage of the George Zimmerman-Trayvon Martin controversy costs reporter Lilia Luciano her job less than two weeks after the firing of Jeff Burnside.Read more

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  5. 'Soul Train' Fans Dance on Broadway to Celebrate Late Creator, Don Cornelius

    8:54 am 2/5/2012

    Less than a week after Cornelius, 75, died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, fans of the '70s dance show, including the Rev. Al Sharpton, met in New York to honor him and boogie through Harlem.Read more

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  6. Etta James Funeral and Memorial Details Released

    6:31 pm 1/24/2012

    The legendary singer died from complications of leukemia at the age of 73 at a hospital in Riverside, Calif. Jan. 20.Read more

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  7. Heavy D Public Wake Planned for Nov. 17

    11:24 pm 11/14/2011

    A website set up in the late rapper's honor details Thursday's public memorial.Read more

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  8. It's Official: Rev. Al Sharpton to Host 'PoliticsNation' at MSNBC

    10:55 am 8/23/2011

    The civil rights activist and frequent MSNBC guest will launch his daily 6 p.m. show on Aug. 29.Read more

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  9. MSNBC Exec Says the Network Is Beginning to 'Chip Away' at Fox

    1:28 pm 8/2/2011

    President Phil Griffin confirms that MSNBC is talking to Al Sharpton about a regular on-air role and says he's "disappointed" that Cenk Uygur chose to leave. Read more

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