Al Sharpton Quotes (59 quotes)
“White folks were in caves while we were building empires…. We taught philosophy and astrology and mathematics before Socrates and those Greek homos ever got around to it.”
Speech at Kean College (1994)
“I disagree with Muhammad. I'm against hate, anti-Semitism and homophobia.… This is not a village of hate. It's a village of hope.… Don't let midgets give us a bad name. There are still giants in Harlem giants who will stand up for our children.”
First Million Youth March in Harlem, New York (5 September 1998)
“Clearly, lied. Now if he is an unconscious liar, and doesn't realize when he's lying, then we're really in trouble.”
Source: Democratic presidental debate at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin held on 15 Feb. 2004
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAl Sharpton
Born: October 3, 1954 (age 61)
Bio: Alfred Charles Al Sharpton, Jr. is an American Baptist minister, civil rights activist, and television/radio talk show host. In 2004, he was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. presidential election. He hosts his own radio talk show, Keepin' It Real, and he makes regular guest appearances on Fox News CNN, and MSNBC.
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“...we no longer have intellectually satisfying arrangements in our educational system, in our arts, humanities or anything else; instead we have slogans and ideologies. An ideology is a religious or emotional expression; it is not an intellectual expression.”