"Rev. Al Sharpton, called the comment 'disheartening.' Sharpton agreed:
I think that we have to be consistent. We have denounced the N-word at the
National Action Network and other groups. Those of us, and many of us, who have
used it privately said we must refrain from it if we're going to challenge
people using it publicly. You must be consistent and I think this is very
Could I really be agreeing with Al Sharpton, I am.