Sharpton Named Permanent Host Of “PoliticsNation” on MSNBC

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Former guest on Seattle’s “Music Inner City TV” Rev. Al Sharpton was named permanent host of “PoliticsNation” on MSNBC. The program starts Aug 29th.

Of course a lot of folks do not like Rev. Sharpton because he is a “outspoken” African American community leader. I am not one of them. I respect him a lot for taking stands that many other so called leaders are afraid to touch.

Just like President Barack Obama, I do not agree with everything he says or does but I have respect him for trying to uplift the African American community.

A HUGE shout out has to be given to MSNBC for allowing Rev. Sharpton to have his own program. Because a African American was needed in prime time cable news. And more is needed.

Hopefully Micheal Eric Dyson can obtain a program too. He did a great job when he hosted for a few days a few weeks ago on MSNBC. Here is a question. What is taking CNN so long to allow a African American to host a program on the outlet?

Why not allow people like Ed Gordon or Roland Martin and others a chance to host a program. Hopefully it will happen on CNN. Of course we will not even discuss Fox News. It ain’t going to happen on that channel!  Gordon Curvey

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