Al Sharpton is an American Baptist minister, political and civil rights/social justice activist, and radio talk show host. HE was a canidate for the Democratic nomination for US president in 2004. He hosts his own radio talk show, Keepin' It Real, and is a regular guest on The O'Reilly Factor and MSNBC. (nee Sharpton in Blackface) Sharpton was the first African American elected to a city council. He was promoted to head of the New York City Transit Commission and later became the CEO of the Harlem Globetrotters' Association, in addition to representing its members throughout the city. The Harlem Globetrotters Association serves on six commissions. Sharpton is also an honorary member of the Council on Foreign Relations,...
- Born: Alfred Charles Sharpton Jr. (1954-10-03) October 3, 1954 (age 66) New York City, U.S.
- Education: Brooklyn College (attended)
- Occupation: Baptist minister Civil rights / social justice activist Radio and television talk show host
- Years active: 1969–present
- Political party: Democratic
- Spouse(s): Marsha Tinsley Kathy Jordan (m. 1980; separated 2004)
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