Al Sharpton

Minister and Civil Rights Activist Al Sharpton Full Name: Al Sharpton [Alfred Charles Sharpton, Jr.]

United States of America

Profession: Minister and Civil Rights Activist
Why Famous: American Baptist minister, civil rights activist, television/radio talk show host and a trusted White House adviser who, according to 60 Minutes, has "become [President Obama's] go-to black leader".

Born: October 3, 1954 (64 years old)
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra

Married Life

  • 1980-10-31 Baptist minister Al Sharpton (26) weds back up singer Kathy Jordan

Historical Events in the Life of Al Sharpton

  • 1989-09-02 Reverend Al Sharpton leads a civil rights march through Bensonhurst, Brooklyn
  • 1990-01-12 Civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton is stabbed in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn

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