Saturday, October 19, 2019

NAACP PRAISES MSNBC FOR ADDING SHARPTON TO LINE-UP

August 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The NAACP has praised MSNBC for hiring the Rev. Al Sharpton as host of its 6:00 p.m. hour, to be called PoliticsNation. The civil rights organization said that the appointment represents “a positive step toward addressing the dearth of African American voices in prime-time news.” Vic Bulluck, executive director of the Hollywood Bureau of the […]

MEDIA UPROAR OVER FIRING OF USDA OFFICIAL

July 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

As diverse a group as Fox News, the NAACP, and the Obama administration were all seeking to put out a political firestorm that threatened to burn them all, after conservative commentator Andrew Breitbart posted a video on his website that appeared to show Shirley Sherrod, an official in the U.S. Department of Agriculture, delivering racist […]