Reverend Al Sharpton has offended many Michael Jackson fans all over the world after making racially-charged allegations that Michael Jackson hasn’t been treated the same as other stars who have died, because he was black. Read more and see video of Rev Al at Michael Jackson’s memorial below.
Rev Sharpton is under fire for what many consider to be racist statements. But Rev. Al delivered a nice speech at Michael Jackson’s memorial that didn’t seem to be racist. What do you think?
But Rev. Al Sharpton said Sunday at the First African Methodist Episcopal Church of Los Angeles: “I am here because of the disgraceful and the despicable way some elements of the media have tried to destroy the legacy and image of Michael Jackson.”
“You have had other entertainers that have had issues in their life. But you [the media] did not degrade and denigrate them…Show the same respect for Michael and Michael’s family that you showed Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley.”
What do you guys think of Rev. Al Sharpton’s comments above and his speech at the Michael Jackson memorial? Do you find them racist? See below for photos of Rev Al at Jackson’s memorial.
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