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Sharpton, Alfred Charles Jr.

Born: 1954 AD
Currently alive, at 61 years of age.
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Activists, Clergymen

US clergyman and black activist


ordained Pentecostal minister 1964


youth director of Operation Breadbasket 1969-1971


founder and president of National Youth Movement 1971-1986


founder and president of National Action Network, Inc. 1991–


candidate for Democratic nomination to Senate from New York 1992, 1994


co-wrote autobiography "Go and Tell Pharaoh" 1996


candidate for Democratic nomination for New York City mayor 1997


fined 1998 for defaming prosecutor falsely accused by Tawana Brawley in 1987 rape hoax


candidate for Democratic presidential nomination 2004