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Al Sharpton Brings His Brand of Activism Back to St. Louis

posted on August 14, 2014

In The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Lilly Fowler reports that the Rev. Al Sharpton’s presence in St. Louis following the shooting of Michael Brown is part of his “mode of operation,” which critics say is stoking controversy rather than resolving problems. Sharpton called for peace, prayer, and justice—and condemned the looting and vandalism of recent protests—in front of an audience of more than 1,000 people on Tuesday night, joined by Baltimore Pastor Jamal Bryant and Brown’s family.

Read at St. Louis Post-Dispatch