A professional bigot who is not only honored by politicians like Bill DeBlasio, Chuck Schumer, and former president Barack Obama, has his own show on MSNBC and is honored by most media outlets as a civil rights activist is about to celebrate the 26th anniversary of his first race riot. The bigot’s name is Al Sharpton and 26 years ago this coming Saturday, (8/19) he exploited unrest and incited what is now known as the Crown Heights riot.
It started with a tragic car accident in Crown Heights Brooklyn that Al Sharpton escalated into a full-blown pogrom against the Jews of Crown Heights Brooklyn.
The media gives it a politically correct description, violence between the area’s Blacks and Jews. However, the violence was not two-sided. The Crown Heights riot was an attack on the Jews by the neighborhood’s Caribbean community, fueled in large part by Al Sharpton, the “Reverend” who does not