Rev. Sharpton coming to Alabama

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) - The Rev. Al Sharpton will visit Alabama this weekend.

The New York City-based minister will be the keynote speaker at The Ordinary People Society Celebration Banquet in Dothan.

Sharpton, a 2004 presidential candidate and civil rights activist, will speak Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn South.

Organizers said national SCLC president Dr. Byron Clay and Ed Vaughn, president of the Alabama Chapter of the NAACP, are also expected to attend the event.

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