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Talks the Talk

By on 8.18.06 | 1:03PM

Al Sharpton recently spoke out against people who act "as if gangsterism and blackness are synonymous." It would seem, though, that the dear Reverend doesn't always practice what he preaches. There he was at the Radio One Awards in D.C. last night, schmoozing with the hucksters and glitterati of the pop-gangster culture, including the likes of Janet Jackson, gangster rappers Sean "P Diddy" Combs, Jay-Z and Jermaine Dupree, as well as the rap producer Russell Simmons.

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