Sharpton Haunted by Dead Racist Thurmond

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

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ROOTS Sharpton, Thurmond

An inconvenient connection: The Reverend Al Sharpton's great-grandfather and grandmother, both slaves in South Carolina, were given as "gifts" to Julia Thurmond, whose grandfather is the great-great-grandfather of the late right-wing Senator Strom Thurmond.

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