National Action Network
The parents of a Brooklyn boy who was stabbed to death are calling for an end to violence with a rally in Harlem.
The National Action Network hosted a rally to honor the life of the late Maya Angelou on Saturday.
The group is holding its annual convention at a Times Square hotel. Some major traffic problems are expected in the area as a result of the president’s visit.
Sharpton acknowledged Tuesday that he helped the feds investigate New York Mafia figures, even making secret recordings that appeared to help bring down a mob boss.
The group is headed to D.C. in an attempt to convince members of Congress that it’s time for stronger gun legislation in the United States.
In his brief Saturday appearance at the National Action Network meeting hall, Cuomo talked about his initiatives in education, criminal justice policy and gun control.
Kings Plaza shopping center in Brooklyn has decided to lift a policy that forbade minors unaccompanied by adults, following a violent melee last week.
Leaders of the black and Jewish communities joined together Sunday on the steps of Brooklyn Supreme Court to repudiate the violent “knockout game.”
Soon-to-return NYPD Commissioner William Bratton was making the rounds with Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio Saturday, including a stop at the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network.
The Rev. Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders have launched a social media campaign in an effort to stop the violent “knockout game.”
The Rev. Al Sharpton was set to meet with the chief executive officer of Macy’s Monday to talk about allegations of racial profiling, according to a published report.
A prayer vigil was held Sunday asking for the safe return of Avonte Oquendo, the 14-year-old autistic boy who has been missing for more than three weeks.
The family of Avonte Oquendo, the autistic teen who has been missing for more than two weeks, appealed to the public to help find the boy at the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network Saturday.
The Reverend Al Sharpton and a group of community leaders called on Police Commissioner Kelly to suspend NYPD Deputy Inspector Christopher McCormack on Saturday.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday that gun violence must stop, and illegal guns must come off the streets once and for all.