Civil Rights Leaders, Police Unions Weigh In On Change Of Guard At NYPDCivil rights leaders and police union officials weighed in Tuesday on the changing of the guard at One Police Plaza.
Sharpton Blasts Effort To Mute Black Lives Matter MovementThe Rev. Al Sharpton is criticizing efforts to mute the Black Lives Matter movement, saying a sustained protest is the only way to force change.
Rev. Al Sharpton Shows Support For De Blasio Amid Campaign Finance ProbeSpeaking at the National Action Network, Sharpton expressed support for the mayor, who is currently under federal investigation for potential violations in campaign finance practices.
Rev. Al Sharpton Plans Oscars Protest In Hollywood Over Lack Of DiversityThe Rev. Al Sharpton has announced plans to stage a rally on Sunday prior to the Oscars to protest a lack of diversity in Hollywood.
Sharpton Calls Firing Of Chicago Police Chief 'Deposit On Justice, Not Full Payment'Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired the city's police superintendent Tuesday, a week after the release of a dash-cam video that showed a white officer fatally shooting a black teenager 16 times.
NY Leaders Propose National Gun Violence Awareness MonthLike breast cancer awareness month with its pink theme, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries is proposing a national gun violence awareness month with an orange theme.
Sharpton: Longtime NAACP Board Chairman Julian Bond Was 'Champion For Human Rights'The Rev. Al Sharpton on Sunday called civil rights activist Julian Bond “a trailblazer for equality and inclusion” and a “champion for human rights.”
Activists Demand Federal Charges Against Officer In Death Of Eric GarnerEarlier this week, Garner's family reached a $5.9 million settlement with New York City over the death.
Rev. Al Sharpton Presented With Key To The City Of NewarkThe Rev. Al Sharpton was honored for his civil rights and social justice work in Newark.
With Approval Rating At All-Time Low, Mayor De Blasio Continues Trip To D.C., CaliforniaDe Blasio will be speaking at the National Press Club Tuesday morning, followed by an afternoon speech on "the Progressive Agenda to Combat Income Inequality."
Rev. Sharpton Holds 'Thanksgiving' Rally In NYC Following Charges Against Baltimore CopsGarner's widow asked why there seems to be justice in Baltimore, but not in New York City.
NYC Council Speaker: Police Should Lighten Up On Low-Level OffensesThe New York City Council speaker said Saturday that fewer arrests for low-level offenses would help police improve their relations with some communities.