Al Sharpton rally held as Trayvon Martin HS to hold walkout

By Alex Weprin on March 23, 2012 10:44 AM The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Tony Norman writes about MSNBC “PoliticsNation” anchor Al Sharpton, and how he has changed his opinion on him. Norman begins by noting the death of Sharpton's 87 year-old mother

The Reverend Al Sharpton is set to attend a rally tonight for Trayvon Martin despite his mother's sudden death this morning. Sharpton says she would have wanted him to support Martin's family, who will also attend tonight at Fort Mellon Park

The 87-year-old mother of the Rev. Al Sharpton has died.

NEW YORK (AP) — The 87-year-old mother of the Rev. Al Sharpton has died. His spokeswoman says Ada Sharpton died early Thursday morning in Dothan, Ala., following a long battle with Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Tony Norman writes about MSNBC “PoliticsNation” anchor Al Sharpton, and how he has changed his opinion on him. Norman begins by noting the death of Sharpton's 87 year-old mother