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This is the photo used for the New York Times obituary of Brooklyn CORE chairman Major Owens who died on October 21, 2013. The photo is notable because in it he is speaking at an NAACP event.

The fact that Congressman Major Owens was ever a…

This is the Jan. 20, 1988 New York Newsday article, 'The Minister and the Feds'. In it, Rev. Al Sharpton is reported to have secretly worked as an informant for the FBI. His targets included not just mafia figures but New York City Black leaders and…