Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Al Sharpton Rallies Racism: Ben Jealous NAACP: Beck Crowd Would Not Applaud I Have a Dream Speech

 Al Sharpton's White-hate Reclaim the Dream rally, only yards away from Glenn Beck's Restoring Honor gathering, was intended to protect the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, who if alive today may have been standing on the stage with Beck, or at least as his niece, Dr. Alveda King said: "would like," what was said on August 28th on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. In the video below, hear Ben Jealous, the president of the NAACP, say if MLK's speech been read at Restoring Honor, the crowd would not have applauded.

Glenn Beck Restoring Honor

Sharpton's embarrassment hasn't been this high-profile since he evoked Tawana Brawley's fake rape. He couldn't rally a significant crowd even with help from The U.S. Department of Education, which sent out 4000 emails, on federal computers, using federal employees, urging them to attend Al Sharpton's hate rally. Sharpton is claiming a crowd of 30,000, but some who stopped by both rallies are saying, huh-uh.  Joe Schoffstall at Eyeblast says 30,000 attendees are impossible - and points out the bleachers are at a high-school  athletic field and cannot hold anywhere near 30,000:
Sharpton’s website claims that 30,000 people made the 5-mile march to the MLK memorial, but I find that a little hard to believe. Those are high school football bleachers. There is nowhere near 30,000 people there.
So far, I have found no aerial shots of the Sharpton White-hate rally, but it is clear  Sharpton the Reverend Sharpton knows nothing of Grace. You cannot see it and you cannot hear it in this rally or in any interviews Sharpton has done since. Dittos Ben Jealous, the chairman of the NAACP, who says had the MLK I have a Dream speech been read at Beck's event, the crowd would not have applauded.

Ben Jealous NAACP: No Applause from Whites from MLK's I Have a Dream Speech (video)

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