"Alfred Charles "Al" Sharpton, Jr." is an United States/American American Baptist Churches USA/Baptist minister, African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955-1968)/civil rights activist, television/Talk radio/radio talk show host and a trusted White House adviser who, according to 60 Minutes, has become President Barack Obama/Barack Obama's "go-to black leader." In 2004, he was a candidate for the Democratic Party (United States)/Democratic nomination for the United States presidential election, 2004/U.S. presidential election. He hosts his own radio talk show, Keepin It Real with Al Sharpton/Keepin' It Real, and he makes regular guest appearances on Fox News (such as on The O'Reilly Factor), CNN, and MSNBC. In 2011, he was named the host of MSNBC's PoliticsNation, a nightly talk show.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous politicians! More Al Sharpton on Wikipedia.