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The 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.
Mayor Bill de Blasio is laughing off an attack ad that depicted him as a character in the sexually charged blockbuster “Fifty Shades of Grey.”
The rookie NYPD officer who shot and killed Brooklyn man Akai Gurley has been indicted, an attorney for Gurley’s girlfriend told WCBS 880 Tuesday afternoon.
New York State Assembly’s first African American speaker joined Saturday morning’s Action Rally.
Last month, the Manhattan District Attorney’s office announced no criminal charges would be filed in the case.
A hugfest between Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Rev. Al Sharpton has been raising eyebrows.
Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, the Urban League and the NAACP are sponsoring the demonstration.
The National March Against Police Violence is scheduled for next Saturday in Washington, D.C.
City 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.
The grand jury began hearing evidence in the case on Sept. 29, and the lawyer for the officer who placed Garner in the apparent chokehold said he expected the grand jury to take about a month to come to a decision.
The 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 said both he and his organization have kept up with an IRS payment plan, reducing a $4.5 million tax obligation to $800,000.
Sharpton was expected to discuss the resignation of Chief of Department Phillip Banks III and call for Banks to be replaced with someone sensitive to police and community relations during a National Action Network rally.
Just days ago, it was announced that Banks, 51, was being promoted to 1st deputy commissioner Monday. That person is second in command at the nation’s largest police department.
Attorney Kenneth Montgomery says in the letter that Sanford Rubenstein should be arrested and charged with third-degree rape.