A legendary American civil rights activist, Sharpton was a formative figure in the late Nineties, and protested with figures such as Jesse Jackson. His work acted as a precursor to much of the Black Lives Matter movement, with President Obama describing Sharpton as “the voice of the voiceless and a champion for the downtrodden”
‘If We Keep Rising Up, We Can Continue On The Long March To Justice, Together’
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