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Stories with person: Al Sharpton
  • Wilmore says his 'tone didn't fit room' in DC performance story has photos
    Updated: May-03-16 4:32 pm

    NEW YORK - Comic Larry Wilmore says his "tone didn't fit the room" at his much talked-about White House Correspondents Association speech but believes his use of a provocative term to address President Barack Obama may open an important dialogue for the country.

  • Beyond music, Prince's legacy includes black activism story has photos
    Updated: Apr-24-16 1:36 pm

    Prince accepted a standing ovation as he strolled out carrying a cane and rocking an Afro to present the 2015 Grammy for album of the year. Then he stole the show with a line that reminded everyone he was more than just a pop superstar; he was a black activist.