by: John Rodriguez
Media outlets are attracted to stories viewers would want to see, and stories that stir them. Sharpton utilizes the media as a platform to address the issues within Black communities. His is a public figure who attracts attention, and while it doesn’t overshadow the work he has done there appears to be a focus on the more vocally present representative than ones who prefer to do their jobs rather than stand before cameras. In the end, which would be better a representative who prefers the limelight or one who wants to do their job and know they’ve done all they could. They are just the media’s unsung.