MSNBC chose Rev. Al Sharpton to be its permanent news host for the channel's 6 P.M. slot, for a program to be called "PoliticsNation."
Rev. Al Sharpton says he made "mistakes" during the Crown Heights riots 20 years ago.
On Sept. 17, 1991, almost a month after the tragic car accident that set off the Crown Heights Riots, Rev. Al Sharpton went to Israel to serve the driver of the car, Yosef Lifsh, with a wrongful death lawsuit.
The brother of Yankel Rosenbaum, the visiting Jewish scholar murdered in the 1991 Crown Heights riots, is decrying the participation of the Rev. Al Sharpton in a synagogue's panel discussion on the event's 20th anniversary.
Blacks and Jews are back together and working side by side for an Obama victory, JTA reports from Denver.
With the genocide in Darfur topping the Jewish community's national agenda, an unmistakable Jewish presence ran through Sunday's rally.