Rev. Sharpton Calls for Federal Policing Laws

by

Rev. Al Sharpton, foreground, speaks at a news conference in New York, Wednesday, April 14, 2021. He is accompanied by and attorney Ben Crump, left, who represents the family of Daunte Wright, Lesley McSpadden, mother of Michael Brown, background center, and Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on pinterest
Share on email
Reading Time: < 1 minute

Rev. Al Sharpton has called for federal legislation following the deaths of George Floyd and Daunte Wright and decried the over-policing of Black communities.

Rev. Sharpton held a news conference in New York City alongside Benjamin Crump, attorney for the Wright family, Lesley McSpadden, mother of Michael Brown, and Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner.

Click ▶️ to listen to AURN Washington Correspondent Jamie Jackson’s report:

This booking photo released by the Hennepin County, Minn., Sheriff shows Kim Potter, a former Brooklyn Center, Minn., police officer who is charged Wednesday, April 14, 2021, with second-degree manslaughter for killing 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright in a shooting that ignited days of unrest and clashes between protesters and police. (Hennepin County Sheriff via AP)

AURN Facebook Feed

advanced divider
advanced divider
Advertisement

NEWS