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Sharpton Reflects On Crown Heights Mistakes

Says his tone "exacerbated tensions and played to extemists;" Norman Rosenbaum says apology is missing.

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Rev. Al Sharpton did not understand the extent of the violence during the 1991 Crown Heights riots when he initially entered the neighborhood, the activist wrote in an op-ed in the New York Daily News published Sunday.

"I did not know the full volatility of the situation," Reverend Sharpton wrote.

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