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Al Sharpton

Sharpton, Other Civil Rights Leaders Launch Fight Against ‘Knockout Game’

The Rev. Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders have launched a social media campaign in an effort to stop the violent “knockout game.”

12/04/2013

Al Sharpton

Report: Sharpton Set To Meet With Macy’s CEO Over Racial Profiling Claims

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.

11/03/2013

Avonte Oquendo Flier

Prayer Vigil Held In Hopes That Avonte Oquendo Will Be Found

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.

10/27/2013

Missing person flyer for Avonte Oquendo is seen at the Times Square subway station on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 (credit: CBSNewYork)

Avonte Oquendo’s Family Rallies With Rev. Al Sharpton For Extensive Search

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.

10/19/2013

A demonstrator outside the stop-and-frisk trial - March 18, 2013 (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Reverend Sharpton, Community Leaders Demand Deputy Inspector McCormack’s Suspension

The Reverend Al Sharpton and a group of community leaders called on Police Commissioner Kelly to suspend NYPD Deputy Inspector Christopher McCormack on Saturday.

03/23/2013

Gov. Cuomo Delivers State of State Address Jan 9, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Cuomo At Rally: Gun Violence Must Stop

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday that gun violence must stop, and illegal guns must come off the streets once and for all.

01/19/2013

Rev. Al Sharpton Serving Christmas Meal (credit: twitter.com/thereval)

Sharpton, Kelly Join Forces To Call For Assault Weapons Ban

The unlikely duo said they are dedicating this holiday and the New Year to achieving a national assault weapons ban.

12/25/2012

Anti-gun rally in Harlem (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Anti-Gun March, Rally Held In Harlem Sunday

“My brother was out with his friends and the guy just came up to him and just shot him. Just picked a fight with him and shot him,” protester Cardida Wilkerson said.

01/08/2012

Al Sharpton (credit: AP)

NY Leaders Meet Sharpton To Mark King Holiday

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Gov. Andrew Cuomo were among those scheduled to participate in Sharpton’s annual event at held at his National Action Network headquarters in Harlem.

01/17/2011

Al Sharpton (credit: AP)

Sharpton Announces Book Deal, Capital Plan

The working title is “Mountain Highs and Valley Lows” and additional details are scheduled to be announced later this month.

01/03/2011

Rev. Al Sharpton (L-Getty Images), Commissioner Ray Kelly (R-Getty Images)

Sharpton, Kelly Team Up To Combat Gun Violence

The Rev. Al Sharpton and New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly have had their differences in the past, but now they’re teaming up.

11/20/2010

Rev. Al Sharpton (L-Getty Images), Commissioner Ray Kelly (R-Getty Images)

Sharpton, NYPD Team Up To Get Guns Off Streets

Sharpton and police Commissioner Ray Kelly on Friday announced they would host a summit on gun violence in December.

11/19/2010

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