Tag: al sharpton

Black comedians react to Larry Wilmore’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner jokes

Black comedians react to Larry Wilmore’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner jokes

| May 5, 2016

Obama, Out: The commander-in-chief proves once again he’s best to ever do it By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA News Wire Contributing Writer) President Barack Obama dropped his microphone at the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner, acknowledging what everyone had already concluded: he slayed it! Larry Wilmore didn’t do so bad as host, either, at least […]

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Blackonomics: Do black organizations really have our backs?

Blackonomics: Do black organizations really have our backs?

| April 5, 2016

By James Clingman (NNPA News Wire Columnist) While black people are bogged down in shallow and meaningless political discourse, our vaunted black organizations continue to be M.I.A. except for their time in front of the cameras with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. They say they cannot endorse candidates, but we all know that’s a sham. […]

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Hillary Clinton meets with civil rights groups, black millennials

Hillary Clinton meets with civil rights groups, black millennials

| March 1, 2016

By Freddie Allen NNPA News Wire Senior Washington Correspondent A few days before presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton racked up a huge win in Nevada’s Democratic primary, largely thanks to the overwhelming support that she received from black voters, the former secretary of state met with civil rights leaders for a frank discussion about the 21st […]

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Blackonomics: Hillary, Bernie discover, rediscover black people

Blackonomics: Hillary, Bernie discover, rediscover black people

| March 1, 2016

By James Clingman NNPA News Wire Columnist One thing is for sure; black folks are enjoying this latest political mating dance with Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. Sanders is discovering black people in South Carolina and Georgia, and Clinton has reopened the “leading blacks” vault to rediscover their loyalty and willingness to present her to […]

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Watch Larry Lee’s tribute to the Rev. Carlton Lynch

Watch Larry Lee’s tribute to the Rev. Carlton Lynch

| September 29, 2015

Video by Eric Hackley

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So you are a leader then why aren’t you leading?

So you are a leader then why aren’t you leading?

| September 28, 2015

By Brother KC Special to Frost Illustrated We are living in a society where there is all kind of fighting going on. Black on black crime, police brutality, Republicans versus Democrats, and having some of our own citizens constantly trying to undermine our president are just a few of the problems we face today. This […]

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The Hackley Report: Notes from the Rev. Carlton Lynch leadership coronation—keynote address by the Rev. Al Sharpton

The Hackley Report: Notes from the Rev. Carlton Lynch leadership coronation—keynote address by the Rev. Al Sharpton

| September 28, 2015

By Eric D. Hackley  Notes from the Sept. 21, Fort Wayne news conference with the Rev. Al Sharpton  Brett Thomas WANE-TV NewsChannel 15:  I wanted to ask you about the National Action Network. Sharpton: We have chapters in 102 cities that deal with civil rights, urban violence and economic issues in terms of finding jobs and […]

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The Rev. Al Sharpton’s complete speech and sermon

The Rev. Al Sharpton’s complete speech and sermon

| September 25, 2015

By Eric Hackley Editor’s note: On Sept. 21, noted civil rights activist, news talk television host and minister the Rev. Al Sharpton visited Fort Wayne at the invitation of local activist the Rev. Carlton Lynch. The accompanying video shot by veteran producer, reporter and writer Eric D. Hackley contains the Rev. Sharpton’s full presentation to […]

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Watch the Rev. Al Sharpton’s Fort Wayne news conference

Watch the Rev. Al Sharpton’s Fort Wayne news conference

| September 22, 2015

The Rev. Al Sharpton visited Come As You Are Community Church, 7910 S Anthony Blvd., Sept. 21 and answered questions about his work in civil rights.

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Activist Sharpton comes to town

Activist Sharpton comes to town

| September 7, 2015

Does Fort Wayne need outside black leadership? By Eric D. Hackley Well known civil rights activist the Rev. Al Sharpton is scheduled to speak at 7 p.m. on Sept. 21 at Come As You Are Community Church, 7910 S Anthony Blvd. I spoke with the Rev. Carlton Lynch and Wayne Township Trustee Richard Stevenson Sr. […]

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