Al Sharpton

Eric Garner's Family On $5.9 Million Settlement: Don't Congratulate Us, This Is Not A Victory"Don't congratulate us. This is not a victory," Garner's mother Gwen Carr said. "The victory will come when we get justice."
Rev. Sharpton Leads Vigil For Police Shooting Victim Walter Scott In South CarolinaScott was shot April 4 and former officer Michael Slager initially said he fired after a tussle over his department-issued Taser.
Sharpton, De Blasio Sound Off On Fatal Shooting Of South Carolina Man By CopSharpton addressed the killing of Walter Scott at the beginning of his annual National Action Network conference in New York on Wednesday.
Sharpton Fires Back At NY Post Report Saying Eric Garner's Daughter Slammed HimThe New York Post, citing a video released by conservative activist James O'Keefe, claims that Eric Garner's daughter is caught on video saying Sharpton is only interested in money.
De Blasio Laughs Off 'Fifty Shades Of Bill' Attack AdMayor Bill de Blasio is laughing off an attack ad that depicted him as a character in the sexually charged blockbuster "Fifty Shades of Grey.''
Sharpton, Adams Defend De Blasio At Separate MLK EventsAt a seperate MLK Day event at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Borough President Eric Adams, a former NYPD captain, also stuck up for the mayor.
Sharpton Rips Oscars Over Lack Of Minority NomineesMost notably, the civil rights film "Selma," about the struggle for equal voting rights in 1965, received just two nominations -- for Best Picture and Best Original Song.
Protesters Close Thoroughfares, Clash With Police To Decry Eric Garner Grand Jury DecisionCity officials were bracing for another night of protests across the city Thursday night, a day after a Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner.
Mother Of Akai Gurley's Child IDs BodyKim Ballinger was accompanied by Kirsten John Foy of the Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network.
Protesters Take Over FDR, West Side Highway Night After Ferguson DecisionThe website of the National Action Network is calling for noontime rallies around the country, including in New York City and in New Jersey in Newark, Atlantic City, Paterson and Camden.
Sharpton Denies Report Saying He Owes Millions In TaxesSharpton said both he and his organization have kept up with an IRS payment plan, reducing a $4.5 million tax obligation to $800,000.
De Blasio Spends Columbus Day Offering Kind Words, Praise In Effort To Woo Police For Mayor De Blasio, Columbus Day festivities were spent wooing police. He offered kind words and praise in an effort to bridge troubled waters.