The racial profiling scandal that has exploded in the last week regarding high-end department store Barneys culminated into a meeting with community leaders on Tuesday (Oct. 29). Rev. Al Sharpton and others met with the CEO of Barneys New York to discuss the accusations of black shoppers that claim the store unfairly targeted them because […]
Civil rights activist and MSNBC‘s PoliticsNation host Rev. Al Sharpton makes his latest entry into the literary world with his upcoming third book, The Rejected Stone: Al Sharpton And The Path To American Leadership.
Last weekend’s “Realize The Dream” march in Washington stood as a celebratory reminder of the 50 years that’s passed since Dr. Martin Luther King‘s “I Have A Dream” speech. Fox News host Bill O’Reilly blasted Rev. Al Sharpton‘s National Action Network for the event, blamed broken black families for not taking “personal responsibility” and more.
A Bronx judge has thrown out the criminal case against an NYPD officer accused in the fatal shooting death of an 18-year-old. The manslaughter indictment was tossed due to a mistake made by the district attorney, ABC News reports.
Pepsi officials will meet today (May 8) with Emmett Till’s family along with civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton. The beverage company has suffered a pair of recent media blows after controversies involving Lil Wayne and Tyler, The Creator became part of the national conversation.
Lloyd Morgan, the 4-year-old boy who was killed during a charity basketball game in the Bronx has been laid to rest. The child’s funeral was held at the Mt. Neboh Baptist Church in Harlem Wednesday (Aug. 2) night. Rev. Al Sharpton delivered Morgan’s eulogy, and spoke to the gun violence that has tragically taken the […]
New York’s “stop-and-frisk” policy continues to be hot-button among the NYPD and community members alike, but Commissioner Ray Kelly has had enough. Kelly addressed the media Tuesday (July 10) revealing that 77 people were shot in the city from July 2-8. “There doesn’t seem to be any major community response,” Kelly said. “Many of them […]
And just like that, George Zimmerman is free… once again. It’s starting to appear that Zimmerman’s lawyer Mike O’Mara is spearheading his client’s lackluster campaign to deceive the public because he posted bond Friday (July 6), not long after he pleaded for financial donations, to get the former neighborhood watch captain out of jail. Zimmerman was released […]
A trial date has been set for 11 of the 13 marching band members charged in the hazing death of Robert Champion. Circuit Judge Marc Lubet announced October 8 as the date when the accused will face legal action, but according to an attorney for one of the former band members, the trial won’t start […]
Richard Haste, the NYPD officer charged with manslaughter for shooting and killing 18-year-old Ramarley Graham, entered a not guilty plea during his arraignment Wednesday (June 13).
The NYPD officer who killed 18-year-old Ramarley Graham, after breaking into his house and shooting him, will surrender to authorities, Wednesday (June 12).
UPDATE: Jimmy Henchman has been found guilty of all charges. Beleaguered Hip-Hop mogul James “Jimmy Henchman” Rosemond‘s high-stakes drug trial began on May 14, with fans of his former client base undoubtedly shocked to learn just how deep in the game the executive was. Facing charges of running a multi-state, $10 million dollar-per-year coke operation, the former […]
The parents of Trayvon Martin, will make the two month anniversary of their son’s death with a massive rally to be held in Los Angeles Thursday (April 26). Coordinated by the NAACP, the National Action Network, Empowerment Movement, and the Rainbow Push Coalition, the Justice for Trayvon Martin Foundation Los Angeles Rally will be held […]
Bill O’Reilly is no stranger to controversy, and his latest target appears to be the Trayvon Martin case. O’Reilly interviewed Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton on his show Thursday (April 12), and after offering his condolences, the political pundit launched into an attack on Rev. Al Sharpton. According to O’Reilly, Sharpton should apologize for injecting emotion […]