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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 […]

IT’S OFFICIAL: SHARPTON TO HOST MSNBC’S 6:00 P.M. HOUR

August 24, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

After weeks of rumors that sparked a flurry of online debate, MSNBC confirmed on Tuesday that it has hired the Rev. Al Sharpton to host its 6:00 p.m. hour with a talk show to be called PoliticsNation. When the show debuts next Monday, it will become the only one in primetime with a black leading […]