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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

Rev. Al Sharpton meets with Barneys CEO Mark Lee on Oct. 29, 2013. (credit: Al Sharpton)

Sharpton, Barneys CEO Discuss Racial Profiling During ‘Candid’ Meeting

Two black customers accused the luxury store of racial profiling last week after they said they were detained by police on suspicion of credit card fraud after lawfully purchasing expensive items.

10/29/2013

Jay-Z points as Beyonce looks on during the 2013 NBA All-Star game at the Toyota Center on Feb. 17, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Sharpton, Jay-Z Weigh-In On Claims Of Racial Profiling At Barneys

The Rev. Al Sharpton on Saturday called threatened to boycott the luxury retailer Barneys, in response to allegations by shoppers who claimed they were racially profiled.

10/26/2013

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

Al Sharpton

Lhota, De Blasio Both Make Appearances With Rev. Sharpton

Mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota both made appearances Saturday with the Rev. Al Sharpton, who recently celebrated his birthday.

10/05/2013

Bill Thompson, candidate for mayor. (credit: Used with permission via the Thompson Campaign)

Mayoral Candidate Thompson Among Leaders For African-American Day Parade

The Rev. Al Sharpton, mayoral candidate Bill Thompson, former Mayor David Dinkins and U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) were among the grand marshals Sunday for the African-American Day Parade in Harlem.

09/15/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) speaks during a news conference as Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly listens at City Hall on Aug. 12, 2013.  (credit: CBS 2)

Bloomberg, Kelly Blast Judge’s Stop-And-Frisk Ruling That Says Practice Violates Rights

U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin issued the ruling on Monday, but did not order an end to the practice. Instead, she has appointed an independent monitor to oversee changes.

08/12/2013

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics used by police on Feb. 23, 2013 in New York City.   (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Lawmakers, Activists & Others React To Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

Reaction is pouring in to a judge’s ruling Monday that found the NYPD deliberately violated the civil rights of tens of thousands of New Yorkers with its stop-and-frisk policy.

08/12/2013

John Liu, Rev. Al Sharpton, Anthony Weiner, Christine Quinn, Bill Thompson and Bill de Blasio (L-R) following a mayoral candidates sleepover at a NYCHA housing complex in East Harlem. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Democratic Mayoral Candidates Reflect On Overnight In Housing Complex

Residents at the Lincoln Houses complex in East Harlem rolled out the welcome mat so the candidates can see what life is really like for the 3,100 residents.

07/21/2013

Zimmerman Protest

Zimmerman Found Not Guilty: New Yorkers Take To The Streets

Strong reaction has erupted in New York and across the country after a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

07/14/2013

George Zimmerman

New Yorkers React After Not Guilty Verdict Delivered In Zimmerman Trial

A Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on Saturday night.

07/13/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Won’t Apologize For Remarks On Stop-And-Frisk

A defiant Mayor Michael Bloomberg would not apologize Sunday for his controversial comments about the NYPD stop-and-frisk program and how officers stop “whites too much.”

06/30/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Edward Reed)

Bloomberg Blasts NYPD Oversight Bills, Calls Them ‘Dangerous, Harmful’ Legislation

Early Thursday morning, the City Council voted to create an inspector general to review and monitor the NYPD and expand the definition of racial profiling to include age, gender, sexual orientation and immigrant status.

06/27/2013

New York City Mayoral Candidate Anthony Weiner campaigns in Harlem - May 23, 2013 (credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Candidate Weiner Criticizes Stop-And-Frisk Program

New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner on Saturday criticized the NYPD stop-and-frisk program during an appearance at the Rev. Al Sharpton’s headquarters in Harlem.

06/08/2013

Ramarley Graham (credit: Image via CBS 2)

Judge Tosses Manslaughter Indictment Of NYPD Cop In Shooting Of Bronx Teen

On Wednesday, a judge found that prosecutors gave flawed instructions to a grand jury that indicted Officer Richard Haste. He pleaded not guilty to manslaughter charges last year in connection with the death of 18-year-old Ramarley Graham.

05/15/2013

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