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.
Funeral Held For 1-Year-Old Davell Gardner Jr., Shot By Stray Bullet Outside Brooklyn PlaygroundRev. Al Sharpton delivered his eulogy at the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
Afternoon Protests Over George Floyd's Death Bring Out Hundreds In Queens, Staten IslandPoliticians who were present at the rallies say more steps will be taken to change laws.
‘We’re Going To Make Sure That This Prosecution Goes Down’: Rev. Al Sharpton Seeks Justice During George Floyd VigilThe family of Eric Garner traveled from Staten Island to Minneapolis on Thursday, demanding justice for the death of George Floyd.
'I Got Something Important Really Wrong': Michael Bloomberg Apologizes For Stop-And-FriskBloomberg says if anyone was wrongly stopped by police, “I apologize.”
'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.
Rev. Al Sharpton, Community Leaders Outraged Over Fatal Police Shooting Of Bronx WomanThe Rev. Al Sharpton is calling for a community summit on policing following the fatal police shooting of a mentally ill woman in New York City.
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.