Al Sharpton: I Insisted I Wouldn't Give Up Agitating for MSNBC, Network Boss Said Okay

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Nov 08, 2013 9:40 AM
Erik Wemple at The Washington Post reports that when the Rev. Al Sharpton was negotiating with MSNBC in 2011 for a nightly program, he made clear right away he wouldn’t stop agitating through his National Action Network (NAN). MSNBC President Phil Griffin proposed a nightly gig for Sharpton, the controversial figure stipulated, “I said, well, I’m still going to run NAN, I’m still going to be an activist.”