Al Sharpton: The Teflon Preacher With 99 Lives—at Least

It’ll take more than getting outed as an FBI snitch to keep the reverend from his post as the unofficial mayor of black America.

By: The Root Staff
Posted: April 12 2014 2:00 AM
 
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Reverend Al Sharpton (L) and Democratic presidential hopeful Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) confer during the Ninth Annual National Action Network Convention, April 20, 2007 in New York City. Democratic presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) is scheduled to attend tomorrow.

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