On Friday, I went to Montgomery, Alabama to see civil rights speakers talk about our government. They talked about "Bloody Sunday." I saw some cool people and I remembered a few important things.
Producer Tyler Perry speaks after receiving his award at the 2011 Triumph Awards while Rev. Al Sharpton looks on
Rev Al Sharpton looks on as Honorable Judge Greg Mathis speaks after receiving his award at the 2011 Triumph Awards
Tyler Perry has gotten plenty of criticism from some who feel his popular movies don't reflect well on the black community. But Al Sharpton says Perry's critics are "proper Negroes" who don't understand regular black folk.
Martin Luther King, III speaks to the crowd at the National Action Network rally for jobs with Rev. Al Sharpton looking on.
Organized by the Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network, hundreds of people marched to the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial to call attention to the country's unemployment woes.