Comedian Bill Maher Apologizes After Using Racial Slur On HBO ShowRepublican Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska joked Friday that he would like to have Maher visit Nebraska and work in the fields, which prompted Maher to use a slur in a joke that he was a house slave.
Sharpton: Dallas Police Shootings A 'Horrific, Despicable Act'He said the killings of black men by police officers in Louisiana and Minnesota, as well as the Dallas shootings, have put the nation at a "tipping point.''
NYPD Disputes Report That Staten Island Teen's Death Was Hate CrimeThe NYPD is disputing a report that a black teenager was chased by a mostly white group that shouted racial slurs before he collapsed and died.
Hillary Clinton Meets With Rev. Al Sharpton, Other Civil Rights LeadersCampaign 2016 came to New York City again Tuesday, as the Rev. Al Sharpton met with Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in Lower Manhattan.
Bernie Sanders Meets With Rev. Al Sharpton At Sylvia's Restaurant In HarlemSupporters cheered as Sharpton greeted Sanders with a hug when he arrived at the famed Sylvia's Restaurant in Harlem.
Bernie Sanders To Meet With Al Sharpton At Sylvia's In HarlemSen. Bernie Sanders will be taking his momentum to New York Wednesday morning.
Mayor De Blasio Teams Up With Rev. Al Sharpton To Serve Christmas Meals To HomelessThe mayor wrapped up his remarks with a call to cherish the city's children, so that they may become the next generation of activists.
Rev. Sharpton Protests Promotion Of Officer Involved In Amadou Diallo ShootingKenneth Boss, 44, was promoted to sergeant on Thursday.
Trump Calls Meeting With Black Pastors 'Amazing'Many of the religious leaders invited to the meet-and-greet with Trump were surprised that the gathering was being advertised by his Republican presidential campaign as an endorsement.
Sharpton Says He Will Not Attend Slain NYPD Officer’s FuneralIn a letter to Holder's father, the Rev. Al Sharpton says he has "withdrawn my acceptance of your invitation to attend or have words" at Holder's funeral on Wednesday.
Rev. Sharpton Leads Prayer Vigil For NYPD Officer Gunned Down In East HarlemSharpton laid a wreath at the memorial outside of the Harlem police precinct.
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."