New Yorkers Descend On Nation's Capital With Renewed Calls For Racial Justice On Anniversary Of March On WashingtonThe Get Your Knee Off Our Necks rally is focused on police brutality, racial injustice and voter protection.
Newark Water Crisis: National Action Network To Rally In Support Of Mayor Ras BarakaCommunity leaders, clergy and local elected officials – including the mayors of Plainfield and Orange – are expected to attend the rally outside City Hall.
National Action Network Donates $6,000 To Family Of Harlem Fire VictimsThe National Action Network is rallying around relatives of the Harlem fire victims.
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.
Mayor De Blasio Teams Up With Rev. Al Sharpton To Serve Christmas Meals To HomelessThe mayor wrapped up his remarks with a call to cherish the city's children, so that they may become the next generation of activists.
Rev. Sharpton Protests Promotion Of Officer Involved In Amadou Diallo ShootingKenneth Boss, 44, was promoted to sergeant on Thursday.
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.”
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.
Rev. Sharpton Leads Vigil For Police Shooting Victim Walter Scott In South CarolinaScott was shot April 4 and former officer Michael Slager initially said he fired after a tussle over his department-issued Taser.
Rev. Sharpton Calls For Senate Confirmation Hearing For Attorney General NomineeAt the National Action Networks' annual convention Saturday, a crowd chanted "call the vote."
Sharpton, De Blasio Sound Off On Fatal Shooting Of South Carolina Man By CopSharpton addressed the killing of Walter Scott at the beginning of his annual National Action Network conference in New York on Wednesday.
Parents Think Brooklyn Principal Behind Obscenity-Laced Facebook TiradeHurtful and horrific comments about a Brooklyn elementary school student and his mother appeared on Facebook recently, but the source is questionable.
Sharpton Fires Back At NY Post Report Saying Eric Garner's Daughter Slammed HimThe New York Post, citing a video released by conservative activist James O'Keefe, claims that Eric Garner's daughter is caught on video saying Sharpton is only interested in money.
De Blasio Laughs Off 'Fifty Shades Of Bill' Attack AdMayor Bill de Blasio is laughing off an attack ad that depicted him as a character in the sexually charged blockbuster "Fifty Shades of Grey.''
Rookie NYPD Officer Peter Liang Indicted In Fatal Shooting Of Akai GurleyThe rookie NYPD officer who shot and killed Brooklyn man Akai Gurley has been indicted, an attorney for Gurley’s girlfriend told WCBS 880 Tuesday afternoon.