Al Sharpton arrives at the press conference outside the Supreme Court as the Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder oral arguments where set to begin at the Supreme Court on the importance of protecting the right to vote for all Americans on February 27, 2013.
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The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks to parishioners at the Greater St. Marks Family Church as the community seeks answers about the police shooting of Michael Brown on August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Unarmed teenager Michael Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th.
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Minister Al Sharpton attends the 'Get On Up' premiere at The Apollo Theater on July 21, 2014 in New York City.
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The Reverend Al Sharpton leads a candlelight vigil and wreath laying ceremony at the location where Eric Garner was killed during a scuffle with police last year on January 19, 2015 in New York City. The gathering was one of the 'Be Like King' events held on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr day to honor and promote King's work as a civil rights activist. Sharpton and other participants with the National Action Network (NAN) also held a wreath laying ceremony at the site where police officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were killed in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn.
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Rev. Al Sharpton speaks a press conference at the National Action Network's Office on April 8, 2014 in New York City. Sharpton spoke about alligations that he worked with the FBI as an informant on mob activities.
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Rev. Al Sharpton attends the Ralph Rucci show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2014 at 151 West 26th Street on February 9, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
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Rev. Al Sharpton (L) and Aisha Mcshaw attend the Ralph Rucci fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2014 on February 9, 2014 in New York City.