Analysis: Brown Funeral and Sharpton Out-front

The Wall Street Journal
August 25, 2014 AT 6:22 PM
The WSJ’s Lee Hawkins discusses the criticism civil rights activist and MSNBC Host Rev. Al Sharpton has received from commentators who believe his MSNBC job and double-duty as an advisor to President Barack Obama and a leader in the Michael Brown controversy is a conflict of interest. Hawkins cites evidence that Sharpton, who delivered a eulogy for Brown, is now the most popular leader in black America. Photo: Associated Press