Kirsten John Foy

Akai Gurley, man shot to death inside the stairwell of a Brooklyn housing complex by a rookie police officer. (credit:

Mother Of Akai Gurley’s Child IDs Body

Kim Ballinger was accompanied by Kirsten John Foy of the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network.


The Rev. Al Sharpton marches with family members of Eric Garner (right) and hundreds of others during a demonstration against the death of Eric Garner on July 19, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Staten Island Residents Brace For Eric Garner Protest March Saturday

No parking signs are already up along the march route where crowds are expected to fill the streets for hours.


Mayor Bill de Blasio in Brooklyn on Friday, Aug. 8. (Credit: CBS 2)

Mayor De Blasio Downplays Sharpton’s Impact On City, Police Policy

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday night played down the impact of the Rev. Al Sharpton’s point of view on city and police policy.


The front window of Barneys New York(Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Barneys Pledges Policy Review After Racial Profiling Claim

Barneys New York department store said Thursday it has reached out to community leaders to start a dialogue.


Kirsten John Foy (L) and Jumaane Williams (credit: Stan Brooks/1010 WINS)

Councilman Jumaane Williams Says He Was Detained By NYPD Because Of Race

A day after the confrontation with police at the West Indian Day Parade, New York City Councilman Jumaane Williams believes he was detained because he is a “35-year-old black man with dreadlocks.”