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MSNBC Keeps Al Sharpton On The Bus, But Moves Him To The Back

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If you didn’t have enough evidence already of the white supremacy that controls America, here you go.

With the cancellation of Now with Alex Wagner, The Cycle, and The Ed Show, MSNBC has shown an utter disregard for women, people of color, and the mentally challenged, respectively. The following news isn’t quite that problematic, but it’s still pretty damn problematic.

Alex Weprin, Politico:

Al Sharpton is leaving MSNBC’s weekday dayside lineup, and moving to Sunday mornings.

Sharpton’s last weekday “PoliticsNation” will be Sept. 4. He moves to Sundays a month later on Oct. 4, according to a memo sent to MSNBC staff by the channel’s president Phil Griffin Wednesday evening…

But don’t you worry about Al. Rather than organizing a protest march and threatening MSNBC’s sponsors to fight this obvious racism, he’s choosing to take it in stride:

“I never wanted to be a weeknight pundit. I wanted to be a Sunday morning newsmaker,” he told the News. “I wanted to be Dr. Martin Luther King, not Larry King.”

Yes, we all remember Dr. King’s immortal words: “I have a dream that one day… I’ll be stuck on the third-place cable news network while everybody’s sleeping off their hangovers.”

If you haven’t seen Al’s show, here’s why you should set your DVR for MSNBC on early Sunday mornings:

That’ll sure wake you up!