NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s civic leaders were gathering with the Rev. Al Sharpton to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

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U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Gov. Andrew Cuomo were among those scheduled to participate in Sharpton’s annual event at held at his National Action Network headquarters in Harlem.

There were several other city leaders slated to speak at the forum.

Sharpton held a breakfast event earlier Monday in Washington.

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