October 8, 2008 - Is convicted of two counts of disorderly conduct stemming from an arrest at a May 2008 protest.
February 22, 2009 - Asks the city government to put pressure on the New York Post for a President Obama cartoon he says was racist. Meets with the FCC to oppose waivers granted to New York Post owner Rupert Murdoch.
April 23, 2009 - Is fined $285,000 by the FEC, alleging he received hundreds of thousands of dollars in private funds. It is later found that his National Action Network gave hundreds of thousands of dollars towards his campaign that should have been covered by his election committee.
May 16, 2009 - On the 55th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, Sharpton and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich come together at the White House to announce they will be working together to explore how the educational gap between races and classes can be fixed.
June 20, 2009 - Meets with Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to discuss allegations of racial profiling when arrests have been made.
September 3, 2009 - Delivers eulogy at Michael Jackson's funeral.
August 28, 2010 - Speaks at the "Reclaim the Dream" Rally in D.C.
August 29, 2011 - Sharpton's new show on MSNBC, "PoliticsNation," premieres.