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The Faux Rev, Al Sharpton, gave a fiery keynote address today at a rally he helped to organize commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous march on Washington DC. Sharpton said today’s rally would focus  on “issues that have stood in the way” of fulfilling King’s goals.  However one of the issues standing in the way of fulfilling Dr. King’s goals is pseudo-civil rights leaders who preach disunity between the races instead of the unity Martin Luther King Jr. taught.

In typical Sharpton fashion, he peppered his speech with divisiveness which would have made the Reverend Dr. King cringe:

He told the crowd that a recent Supreme Court ruling and some new state ID laws threaten the vote that many civil rights leaders gave their lives for.

“We had ID when we voted for those that succeeded ’em, Carter, Reagan, Bush, Clinton, Bush again,” Sharpton said. “Why, when we get to Obama, do we need some special ID?”

He
told the crowd that a recent Supreme Court ruling and some new state ID
laws threaten the vote that many civil rights leaders gave their lives
for.
“We had ID when we voted for those that succeeded ’em,
Carter, Reagan, Bush, Clinton, Bush again,” Sharpton said. “Why, when we
get to Obama, do we need some special ID?”
– See more at:
http://statenisland.ny1.com/content/politics/political_news/187668/sharpton–mayoral-candidates-among-those-in-dc-to-mark-50-years-since-march-on-washington#sthash.TKByfvuJ.dpuf
He
told the crowd that a recent Supreme Court ruling and some new state ID
laws threaten the vote that many civil rights leaders gave their lives
for.
“We had ID when we voted for those that succeeded ’em,
Carter, Reagan, Bush, Clinton, Bush again,” Sharpton said. “Why, when we
get to Obama, do we need some special ID?”
– See more at:
http://statenisland.ny1.com/content/politics/political_news/187668/sharpton–mayoral-candidates-among-those-in-dc-to-mark-50-years-since-march-on-washington#sthash.TKByfvuJ.dpuf
He
told the crowd that a recent Supreme Court ruling and some new state ID
laws threaten the vote that many civil rights leaders gave their lives
for.
“We had ID when we voted for those that succeeded ’em,
Carter, Reagan, Bush, Clinton, Bush again,” Sharpton said. “Why, when we
get to Obama, do we need some special ID?”
– See more at:
http://statenisland.ny1.com/content/politics/political_news/187668/sharpton–mayoral-candidates-among-those-in-dc-to-mark-50-years-since-march-on-washington#sthash.TKByfvuJ.dpuf
He
told the crowd that a recent Supreme Court ruling and some new state ID
laws threaten the vote that many civil rights leaders gave their lives
for.
“We had ID when we voted for those that succeeded ’em,
Carter, Reagan, Bush, Clinton, Bush again,” Sharpton said. “Why, when we
get to Obama, do we need some special ID?”
– See more at:
http://statenisland.ny1.com/content/politics/political_news/187668/sharpton–mayoral-candidates-among-those-in-dc-to-mark-50-years-since-march-on-washington#sthash.TKByfvuJ.dpuf

Sorry Faux Reverend– but allowing ineligible people to vote waters down the voting power of all Americans.  You should want to protect the power of each Americans vote. Besides how can the movement to make sure only eligible people to vote be about Obama last time I checked the constitution he cannot run in 2016.

Sharpton also claimed that this country was set up to only work for white men:

“Old America that only worked for white males has passed away,” he said. “Old America that only worked for English speaking has passed away.”

He continued, “Old America that tells you who to sleep with… has passed away.”

Sharpton said those gathered in Washington were marching to bring a “new America” of “equality, justice, and fairness” and emphasized that in this “new America” there would be justice “not for some,” but “for all.”

“It’s time to march for a new America,” Sharpton said. “It’s time to organize for a new America. It’s time to register and vote for a new America.

Sharpton’s message wasn’t even close to the message Dr. King gave 50 years ago. Truth be told, this purveyor of hatred and diversity dishonors the memory of King almost every time he opens his mouth.

 Sharpton has accused non-minorities of of trying to steal the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. “Don’t let them steal our crown, this is our crown.” As if Sharpton believed that he is the sole inheritor of Dr. King’s Legacy. What was amazing about Dr. King, was his message was for all people, not just minorities and his crown was the crown of peace for all people in the world. 

To put it bluntly Al
Sharpton wouldn’t recognize Dr. King’s legacy if it jumped up did a 360 degree flip in the air before it landed and kicked him in the Ass.
On August 28th 1963, Dr. King sent a message to all
Americans that combined his great faith, his honor for all people and
his hope that working together people could create a better America.

I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the
difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream. It is
a dream deeply rooted in the American dream.

I
have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the
true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident:
that all men are created equal.”


I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons of
former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit
down together at a table of brotherhood.


I have a dream that one day even the state of Mississippi, a desert
state, sweltering with the heat of injustice and oppression, will be
transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice.


I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where
they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content
of their character.

Three years ago forty-seven years to the day later Al
Sharpton and a host of speakers stood in front of a group of 3,000
people and declared that Reverend King’s dream was their property alone:

Sharpton and other activists gathered to commemorate the
47th anniversary of MLK’s “I Have a Dream” speech, then joined hands
and walked 3 miles to the site of King’s future memorial. “This is
our day and we ain’t giving it away,” said Sharpton.

Reverend
King knew that the only way his dream would ever be realized is to
invite people of all colors and beliefs to join him. And when he
marched, Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel (on the left in the picture
below), was next to him,
along with others, like Rabbi Maurice Eisendrath (carrying the Torah)
who were not Black but believed that Dr. King’s cause was holy.

Heschel, a Polish immigrant, scion of a long line of
Chasidic rabbis, Professor of Jewish Ethics and Mysticism at the Jewish
Theological Seminary of America and King, an American descendant of
slaves, a compassionate protector of the oppressed, charismatic orator,
writer and theologian, marched side-by- side from Selma to Montgomery to
protest the pernicious racism that poisoned America and humiliated its
African-American citizens. A host of white citizens, filled with
venomous hate, surrounded the marchers, jeered and spat upon them. But
as Heschel declared later: “When I marched in Selma, my feet were
praying.” It is important not only to protest against evil but to be
seen protesting. Faith in the goodness and oneness of God is powerfully
expressed through the language of feet, hands, and spine.

The
crown of Dr. King is not Al Sharpton’s it belongs to everyone who
fought for equality in this country, it is a legacy passed down to all
Americans, the ones that heard his speech live or those who have only
seen video clips. We must hold hands and fight bigotry together.

Sharpton, on the other hand, is a professional bigot a “Reverend” who does not believe in the ninth commandment which forbids bearing false witness.

 During his long career the Reverend’s words, his bearing false witness has incited two anti-Semitic pogroms;
the Crown Heights riot and the firebombing of the Jewish-owned
Freddy’s Fashion Mart in Harlem. Each of the Sharpton-incited pogroms
resulted in deaths. He also ruined a young DA’s life by bearing false witness against him.

Sharpton preached hatred and introduced race as lead the attacks on Latino George Zimmerman who tragically killed a young black man in an act of self defense. He preaches hate when he takes Bill O Reilly’s words out of context to accuse him of racism.

At today’s rally, Sharpton reminded the thousands gathered that Rosa Parks was not a “ho,” but the Faux Rev. Sharpton is a “ho.” He preaches his message of divisiveness because it helps him to prostitute himself to the mainstream media. His message appeals to their progressive leaning, besides hatred makes news.

Dr King preached love between all people, Al Sharpton preaches hate.

Dr. King did say that one day some of you will own my dream. But he
never said that some would own his message, and others had to stay
away, he said that we all should unite in faith and freedom:

This is our hope. This is the faith with which I return to
the South. With this faith we will be able to hew out of the mountain of
despair a stone of hope. With this faith we will be able to transform
the jangling discords of our nation into a beautiful symphony of
brotherhood. With this faith we will be able to work together, to pray
together, to struggle together, to go to jail together, to stand up for
freedom together, knowing that we will be free one day.

That is the “Crown” of Dr King, a message of brotherhood to all people, and owned by all.

Al Sharpton’s “Crown” is a dunce cap of hatred and decisiveness.

Fifty years ago, Dr Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and said.

When we let freedom ring, when we let it ring from every
village and every hamlet, from every state and every city, we will be
able to speed up that day when all of God’s children, black men and
white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and Catholics, will be able to
join hands and sing in the words of the old Negro spiritual, “Free at
last! free at last! thank God Almighty, we are free at last!”

Al Sharpton would be better off to learn about the legacy of Dr. King and put his message of unity in to practice– only then could he claim to be its owner.

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