Rev. Al Sharpton
The Academy Award-winning director was honored at the annual Moth Ball, an event benefiting The Moth, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the art of storytelling.
Rev. Al Sharpton says organizers would hold a series of nonviolent protests calling for the arrest of the crime watch volunteer who confronted the unarmed black teenager because he thought he looked “suspicious,” and then shot him.
CBS 2 has learned that the NYPD will uphold a Department trial judge’s recommendation that Det. Gescard Isnora be fired for his role in the 2006 Sean Bell killing.
Brown arrived as the service began Saturday. He walked to the casket, touched it and walked to the back of the New Hope Baptist Church.
Ramarley Graham was killed by police in the bathroom the apartment where he lived with his mother and grandmother.
Ramarley Graham was shot dead by police on Feb. 2 in the bathroom of the apartment where he lived with his mother and grandmother.
Cornelius was found fatally shot at his home in Sherman Oaks, California early this morning. Law enforcement officials say he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
The 1,500 NYPD officers sworn-in last Thursday at Madison Square Garden are now taking part in a team building event.
“Please for our family, for the life and the memory of Sean, for Joe and Trent and for New York City, terminate all these men with no pensions,” Nicole Paulte Bell said Thursday.
The spiritual and musical tribute attracted celebrities including Will Smith, Samuel Jackson, Queen LAtifa, Jay Z, Lil’ Kim, Sean Diddy Combs, and Don King.
Zurana Horton died instantly when bullets hit her in the face and chest, but thanks to her, 11-year-old Cheanne McKnight was only shot in the cheek and arm.
On Monday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said “Occupy Wall Street” protesters can stay and have their say as along as they’re law-abiding. But also expressing themselves were the business owners around Zuccotti Park, who are angered.
To veterans of past social movements, the Occupy Wall Street protests that began in New York and spread nationwide have been a welcome response to corporate greed and the enfeebled economy. But whether the energy of protesters can be tapped to transform the political climate remains to be seen.
Rev. Al Sharpton Declines Invitation To Speak At Panel On Black-Jewish Relations Following Controversy
The decision by Sharpton comes following strong and vocal criticism from the family of one of the Crown Heights riots’ victims.
The family of Yankel Rosenbaum is incensed that Sharpton will be present at the forum because they believe he helped escalate the violence with some of his comments during the unrest.
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