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  • CNN Host Don Lemon: “Al Sharpton Is Not My Leader”

    CNN host Don Lemon made an appearance on Laura Ingram’s radio show yesterday and poked fun at the idea that Al Sharpton is a racial gatekeeper for black Americans. “I missed you last time,” Lemon said, “I think you wanted me on last week but I couldn’t because I had to go to an Al Sharpton meeting to make sure I could talk to you.”

    “Many people think African-Americans are monolithic and they speak with one voice and there is one leader. And, you know, yeah, there are a lot of people who follow Al Sharpton. I have nothing against Al Sharpton, I have no beef with him, but I do not agree with everything that comes out of Al Sharpton’s mouth, and Al Sharpton is not my leader,” Lemon said.

    Jerome Hudson

    Managing Editor

    Jerome Hudson has written for numerous national outlets, including The Hill, National Review, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and was recognized as one of Florida’s emerging stars, having been included in the list “25 Under 30: Florida’s Rising Young Political Class.” Hudson is a Savannah, Ga. native who currently resides in Florida.

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