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Trayvon Martin, voting rights show dream not yet realized, Sharpton says in Newark
nj.com ^ | July 29, 2013 | Ryan Hutchins

Posted on 07/29/2013 2:37:35 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe

"We still got a ways to go. And in the last 60 days, we were given a reminder that we still have to fight — because if we go to sleep, there are those that never intended for us to get this far, that would turn back on everything that was achieved."

Sharpton delivered the message as thousands prepare to join together on the Aug. 28 anniversary of King's speech and the 1963 March on Washington.

Sunday's rally was meant to "prime the pump" for that event, said the Rev. David Jefferson Sr., pastor of the Newark church. ....

Jefferson, Sharpton and others who spoke — including state Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver (D-Essex) — said it was made clear in the last two months that the dream is not fully realized.

They pointed to the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision in June to strike down key provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, essentially stripping the federal government of its ability to oversee state-level changes to voting procedures in places with a history of racial discrimination.

"We saw the Supreme Court of this nation revoke something that our mothers and fathers and grandmothers and grandfathers and aunts and uncles suffered decades of indignities for," Oliver said in her address before the audience of nearly 2,000. They "were subjected to tests and counting of beans in a jar and having to sign their X and being turned away for decades and decades and decades — being denied the right to vote."

They also pointed to the acquittal of George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood watch commander who shot and killed Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old African-American boy who was walking to his father's house.

(Excerpt) Read more at nj.com ...


TOPICS: US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: blackkk; florida; georgezimmerman; trayvonmartin

1 posted on 07/29/2013 2:37:35 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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2 posted on 07/29/2013 2:40:37 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Support Free Republic!)
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3 posted on 07/29/2013 2:41:32 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Trayvon Martin, voting rights show dream not yet realized . . .

You'd think there would be more than abundant evidence in Newark itself that the dream is not yet realized.

4 posted on 07/29/2013 2:43:09 PM PDT by madprof98
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To: Tailgunner Joe
"voting rights show dream not yet realized, Sharpton says in Newark"

If voting rights leads to more Detroits, I vote for voter suppression.

5 posted on 07/29/2013 2:44:16 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Sharpton’s dream is that he and his ilk become like Mugube in Zimbabwe.


6 posted on 07/29/2013 2:45:05 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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Sharpton’s dream has nothing to do with that earlier one about the content of a man’s character.


7 posted on 07/29/2013 2:47:51 PM PDT by Bronzewound (Lost Hope & Loose Change)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

At first glance, I thought he said: Trayvon Martin’s voting rights show dream not yet realized.

Meaning: Trayvon can cast votes in future elections.

[He wouldn’t be the first dead person to cast a vote or three in an election.]


8 posted on 07/29/2013 2:49:20 PM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Trayvon Martin, voting rights show dream not yet realized, Sharpton says in Newark

For Sharpton and the Grievance Posse, the dream can never be realized. It would kill their Race Racket.

9 posted on 07/29/2013 2:50:58 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Tailgunner Joe
"We saw the Supreme Court of this nation revoke something that our mothers and fathers and grandmothers and grandfathers and aunts and uncles suffered decades of indignities for," Oliver said in her address before the audience of nearly 2,000. They "were subjected to tests and counting of beans in a jar and having to sign their X and being turned away for decades and decades and decades — being denied the right to vote."

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Someone should inform this guy that the Supreme Court decision did not take away the right to vote.

The hysteria of the black community the past few months is even greater than usual. "They now have the right to hunt us down!", "We've lost the right to vote!" It's almost enough to make you question their sanity or intelligence.

10 posted on 07/29/2013 2:57:06 PM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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To: Tailgunner Joe

There is a black president, there are hundreds of black mayors and black city leaders, black congressmen, black people in every walk of life, what the hell do they want?


11 posted on 07/29/2013 2:57:20 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

From the way he looks he has got one foot in the ground and the other on an oily surface.


12 posted on 07/29/2013 2:57:38 PM PDT by chiefqc
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Sharpton is right of course. Every dope-smoking street thug should be able to achieve his dream of bashing a creepy-ass cracker’s head on the sidewalk.


13 posted on 07/29/2013 3:00:09 PM PDT by wny
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To: Toespi
There is a black president, there are hundreds of black mayors and black city leaders, black congressmen, black people in every walk of life, what the hell do they want?

Zimbabwe.

14 posted on 07/29/2013 3:01:09 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: TomGuy

“Trayvon Martin, voting rights show dream not yet realized, Sharpton says in Newark...”

That is a very convoluted string of words there.


15 posted on 07/29/2013 3:05:03 PM PDT by FAA
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To: Tailgunner Joe

The only thing that is the same as it was in the 1860’s is they still sign their names with an X.. Just ask Tray-Mark’s friend Precious... :)


16 posted on 07/29/2013 3:06:00 PM PDT by carlo3b (Speechless in Sugar Land)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

who can turn a phrase like the revrant Sharpton??

We still got a ways to go. And in the last 60 days, we were given a reminder that we still have to fight — because if we go to sleep, there are those that never intended for us to get this far, that would turn back on everything that was achieved.”

granted this run on mess is considerably better than a lot of his clumsy sloganeering..but not by MUCH


17 posted on 07/29/2013 3:06:12 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Macabre Crumpet of Caucasian Ethnicity)
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18 posted on 07/29/2013 3:08:39 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Tailgunner Joe
...killed Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old African-American boy who was walking to his father's house.

That should've been mentioned at the trial.

19 posted on 07/29/2013 3:10:36 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: chiefqc

Sharpton is no longer the fat bastard he used to be. He now sports a deeply creased and sallow sagging face. May he depart this planet shortly.


20 posted on 07/29/2013 3:12:42 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Tailgunner Joe

You have the right to vote, you just need to break away from the democrat plantation. Yes, believe it or not Al, colored people can achieve things and be independent also!


21 posted on 07/29/2013 3:14:07 PM PDT by jughandle
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Trayvon Martin, voting rights show dream not yet realized

but the nightmare has.

22 posted on 07/29/2013 3:14:18 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Tailgunner Joe
there are those that never intended for us to get this far, that would turn back on everything that was achieved

Did he following this by saying, "but enough about me...".

23 posted on 07/29/2013 3:45:10 PM PDT by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: ArmstedFragg

Ol’ Al wants to be judged by the color of his skin, not by the content of his character....


24 posted on 07/29/2013 4:19:04 PM PDT by CarmichaelPatriot
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To: Tailgunner Joe

The Reverend envisions a utopian future where teenage girls are smeared with feces, have racial slurs written on them with magic marker, and then are stuffed in dumpsters.

“I have a dream...”


25 posted on 07/29/2013 4:22:52 PM PDT by 4buttons
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Sharpton’s Dream and that of the Liberal MSM is a world where any black can walk up to any white and physically assault them without suffering any physical or legal repercussions. They think that blacks have a right to 200 years of Gettin’ some Get Back, and they don’t want the ‘right to self-defense’ to get in their way.


26 posted on 07/29/2013 4:40:57 PM PDT by Main Street (Stuck in traffic.)
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To: SpaceBar

>Sharpton is no longer the fat bastard he used to be.

Now, he’s just a bastard.


27 posted on 07/29/2013 5:40:32 PM PDT by Jacob Kell
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To: Toespi

“what the hell do they want?”

More obamasta$h!


28 posted on 07/29/2013 5:41:06 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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