Posts Tagged ‘Al Sharpton’

Thousands Peacefully March to Capitol to Rally Against Police Brutality

Al Sharpton and the families of Eric Garner and Michael Brown delivered speeches.

Morning Roundup: The “Gilbert Arenas Gives the Rev. Al Sharpton a Thumbs Down” Edition

Good morning, City Desk. It's the sixth day of January. How you doing with those New Year's resolutions?
So...Mike Shanahan!
Chris Dodd!
Guantanamo inmates from Yemen!
The Post's Michael Wilbon gives the Rev. Al Sharpton a big thumbs up this morning for taking to task the gun-toting Gilbert Arenas, one of the sports world's "misbehaving black athletes."
Sharpton can change [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: Gilbert Arenas Reminds Us of the Greatness of ‘Lawyers, Guns and Money’?

I've been saying the Six Flags/Dick Clark Productions deal stank for a long time. Now, some big folks are looking into it.
In 2008, Dan Snyder bought Dick Clark Productions for $175 million for Red Zone, a private equity fund he controlled. Snyder then immediately sold 40 percent of Dick Clark Productions to Six Flags, a [...]

Black Doll with Panda: Okay. Black Doll with Monkey: Not So Much.

The black baby doll wearing a "Lil' monkey" hat – and cuddling with a stuffed monkey – is no more.
The Associated Press reports that Costco has pulled the African-American version of the "Cuddle with Me, Doll with Plush Monkey" after receiving complaints about its possible racist connotations. The white and Hispanic Lil' monkeys are still [...]

Sharpton at the Grand Hyatt

Al just walked into the African American Church Inaugural Ball at the Grand Hyatt on H Street NW!
Reporting by Ruth Samuelson, writing by Erik Wemple