Next NYPD Commissioner Shea Facing Crisis Of Trust With Minorities On Day 1Incoming Police Commissioner Dermot Shea is calling for changes to the state's new criminal justice reform laws, and that's already showing signs of a collision course with some community leaders.
Eric Garner Case: NYPD Supervisor Of Pantaleo Won't Stand Trial, Loses 20 Vacation Days As PunishmentNo departmental trial will happen for the sergeant who supervised the officers involved with Eric Garner's death on Staten Island in 2014.
Eric Garner Case: NYPD Fires Officer Daniel Pantaleo, 5 Years After ConfrontationThe commissioner's decision comes two weeks after an NYPD administrative judge recommended Pantaleo be fired for apparently using a banned chokehold during Garner's arrest.
Eric Garner Case: While Family Praises Pantaleo Decision, Police Union Blasts Move As ‘Absolutely Embarrassing’Eric Garner's family says the NYPD's decision to fire NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo is only part of the justice they've waited five years for.
‘He’s Like A Child’: Rev. Al Sharpton Fires Back President Donald TrumpThe Rev. Al Sharpton fired back at President Donald Trump in a press conference from Baltimore Monday after the president called him a “conman.”
Reverend Jesse Jackson Talks Civil Rights Movement, Jackie Robinson & NYC Economic SummitJackson discusses what it was like to march with MLK and why he is in NYC fighting for economic equality for all.
Rev. Al Sharpton Calls On ESPN To Reinstate Anchor Jemele HillHill was suspended for two weeks after violating the network's social media policy with tweets about President Donald Trump and the NFL anthem protests.
'I Want ESPN To Be Real Clear': Sharpton Defends Embroiled Sportscenter HostReverend Al Sharpton warned ESPN that there will be real consequences if it bows to White House pressure to fire Sportscenter host Jemele Hill.
Al Sharpton's Daughter Arrested Following Dispute With Taxi DriverPolice say Ashley Sharpton has been released on an appearance ticket after her arrest around 3:30 a.m. Saturday.
Complaint Board Says NYPD Should Discipline Cop In Eric Garner ChokeholdIt's been over three years since Eric Garner died in a struggle with police.
Comedian Bill Maher Apologizes After Using Racial Slur On HBO ShowRepublican Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska joked Friday that he would like to have Maher visit Nebraska and work in the fields, which prompted Maher to use a slur in a joke that he was a house slave.
Sharpton: Dallas Police Shootings A 'Horrific, Despicable Act'He said the killings of black men by police officers in Louisiana and Minnesota, as well as the Dallas shootings, have put the nation at a "tipping point.''
NYPD Disputes Report That Staten Island Teen's Death Was Hate CrimeThe NYPD is disputing a report that a black teenager was chased by a mostly white group that shouted racial slurs before he collapsed and died.
Hillary Clinton Meets With Rev. Al Sharpton, Other Civil Rights LeadersCampaign 2016 came to New York City again Tuesday, as the Rev. Al Sharpton met with Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in Lower Manhattan.
Bernie Sanders Meets With Rev. Al Sharpton At Sylvia's Restaurant In HarlemSupporters cheered as Sharpton greeted Sanders with a hug when he arrived at the famed Sylvia's Restaurant in Harlem.