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Al Sharpton's Racist And Anti-Jewish History

Jeff Katz
September 20, 2019 - 3:39 pm
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Turns out Al Sharpton the social justice warrior is actually Al Sharpton the racist.

During his testimony before a congressional hearing at the House Judiciary Committee on policing practices, Sharpton was grilled by Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) on his own personal history of using racist and antisemitic rhetoric. 

Gaetz read from a resolution entitled, "Condemning the racist and anti-Semitic views of the Reverend Al Sharpton," which contained several offensive statements and actions by Sharpton himself.

Part of the resolution Gaetz read from said:

Whereas the Reverend Al Sharpton has referred to members of the Jewish faith as ‘bloodsucking [J]ews’, and ‘Jew bastards’;

Whereas the Reverend Al Sharpton has referred to members of the Jewish faith as ‘white interlopers’ and ‘diamond merchants’;

Whereas the Reverend Al Sharpton was found guilty of defamation by a jury in a New York court arising from the false accusation that former Assistant District Attorney Steven Pagones, who is white, raped and assaulted a fifteen year-old black girl;

Gaetz's office released a video of the exchange, in which Sharpton admitted to many of the statements, or claimed he didn't recall them.