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Sharpton Marches Against Words He Won't Apologize For

5/3/2007 4:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Reverend Al Sharpton took to the streets of Manhattan today to protest sexism, racism and homophobia in music, however, the soapboxer has a history of firing off blatantly offensive slurs himself -- for which he's reportedly never apologized. Hypocritical?

According to published accounts, Sharpton publicly bashed former NYC Mayor David Dinkins as "a n----r whore," and once referred to his political opponents as "recycled white trash." Sharpton has also never publicly renounced his 1991 inflammatory public remarks against "diamond merchants" -- after which a Harlem mob singled out a random 29-year-old Jewish rabbinical student -- and stabbed him to death.

During a recent debate at the National Action Network Convention, Sean Hannity resurrected the bigoted soundbites from Sharpton's past ... which begs the question: If Imus had been armed with the same research during his face-to-face with the influential Rev, would he still have his job? Too little, too late.

Calls to Sharpton's rep were not returned.

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jim    

I READ AN RTICLE WHERE AL BEGAN PREACHING AT THE AGE OF FOUR.HELL HE CAN HARDLY SPEAK ENGLISH NOW I WONDER WHAT HE SOUNDED LIKE THEN. ANOTHER ONE OF HIS BROTHERS WAS SHOWN ON VIDO BEATING THE HELL OUT OF A 91 YEAR OLD BLACK MAN IN ORDER TO STEAL HIS CAR. WHERE IS AL AND HIS BUTT BOY JESSSIE NOW HERE IS AL AND JESSIE'S THOUGHTS.BLACK ON BLACK,NOT THERE
BLACK ON WHITE DEFINETLEY NOT THERE.
WHITE ON BLACK ALL OVER THE PLACE LIKE DOG POO.
YOU WILL NOTICE I REFUSE TO CALL THEM REV. BECAUSE JESSIE PROBABLY GOT HIS TITLE FROM A MAGIAZINE WHILE AL JUST MADE HIS UP.
BOTH ARE AN EMBRASSMENT TO THE BLACK COMMUNITY
THEY EXPLOIT THE POOR AN UNDER EDUCATED MEMBERS OF THE BLACK COMMUNITY.BOTH ARE THE CHMPIONS OF THE DOUBLE TALK,BIGOTRY,AND PASS THE BUCK.DIDN'T SEE EITHER ONE OF THEM AT VA TECH.BUT THE QUEEN OF ENGLAND STOPPED THERE TO EXPRESS HER SORRY.
AL CLAIMS HE WAS "MIS LED" IN THE TAWANY BRAWLLY INCIDENT.WHY DIDN'T HE WAIT TILL ALL THE FACTS WERE IN BEFORE HE AND JESSIE BEGAN THERE CAMPAIGN OF RACISM AGAINST THE WHITE RACE.WHEN ASKED ABOUT THIS ON A RECENT TV INTERVIEW,AL WENT ON WITH A DOUBLE TALK ANSWER THAT BY THE TIME IT WAS OVER EVEN HE DIDN'T KNOW WHAT HE SAID.
ALL HAIL AL AND JESSIE CHAMPIONS OF THEM SELVES.

2666 days ago
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Joseph    

I agree with others Al Sharpton is nothing but an extreme ignorant racist who has ties to the Black Panther party a known and in my opinion a domestic terrorist group.It is truly sad that the African American community allow these idiots to represent them in times of need.Its like asking the devil to do your bidding.I truly hate Al Sharpton and think the media should begin to expose his jaded past.I am very tired of the double standards.It's a crutch and a disability.Sick and Tired period.Look at Don Imus who made the statement Nappy headed hoes,when did this term become engendered to the African american race.There are Nappy heads of all creeds.Grow up people

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