No word on whether Sharpton will be taking an ownership share ala Donald Trump.
via press release:
REVEREND AL SHARPTON HOSTS MONDAY NIGHT RAW ON SEPTEMBER 28TH
Highlights from Sharpton’s Appearance Available Immediately After Raw
What: Civil Rights Leader and radio talk show host Reverend Al Sharpton takes control of USA Network’s WWE® Monday Night Raw as the latest celebrity guest host on September 28th live from Times Union Center in Albany, NY at 9 PM ET / 8 PM CT on USA Network. Will the fiery orator be able to command the ring as he so often commands the podium?
The day after his WWE® Monday Night Raw appearance, Sharpton, along with Former House Speaker, Newt Gingrich and Education Secretary Arne Duncan will begin a four city tour to help raise awareness for the Achievement Gap currently facing schools across the US. The tour kicks off in Philadelphia, with stops in New Orleans, Baltimore and Atlanta and will highlight the current administration’s efforts to reform public education. For more information log onto www.nationalactionnetwork.net, Twittter: "THEREVAL" or facebook: Reverend Al Sharpton.