2017 is coming to an end and as we look back, we see just how crazy the year has been.
“We began the year trying to overcome the shock of Donald Trump winning the presidency,” explained Sharpton.
Of the election, marches and sexual harassment issues that have taken over this year, Sharpton believes that bigotry, white supremacy and racism became the focal point.
However, Sharpton also believes that the year wasn’t a complete loss. “I think the defeat in Alabama of an outright bigot gave us a ray of hope that if we come together, a year of going backward can be stopped.”
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