Cuomo, de Blasio And Celebs Celebrate Sharpton’s 60th

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo was so eager to honor Sharpton on his 60th birthday that he ducked out in the middle of the Catholic Church’s Al Smith Dinner at the Waldorf to greet The Rev and lavish praise on him at the nearby Four Seasons restaurant. Continue Reading →

Harlem, Guess Who’s Coming To Breakfast, Commissioner Bratton

bill brattonJoin the Crain’s Business Breakfast Forum with William J. Bratton, the Police Commissioner, City of New York. Continue Reading →

Qoute of the Week: “I’ll be your Worst Enemy,” Harlem’s Al Sharpton

sharpton deblasioThere was an astonishing visual display of the battle for the future of New York yesterday in a round-table discussion at City Hall. Continue Reading →

Officer in Fatal NY Arrest Stripped of Gun, Badge (update)

erin carverA New York City police officer involved in the arrest of a man who died in custody after being placed in an apparent chokehold has been stripped of his gun and badge and placed on desk duty, police said Saturday. Continue Reading →

NYPD’s Bratton And Harlem’s Rev. Sharpton Discuss “Shop And Frisk”

rev al and nypds brattonPolice Commissioner William J. Bratton and the Rev. Al Sharpton met behind closed doors for an hour on Thursday, discussing allegations of profiling by the police in retail stores. Continue Reading →

Bill Bratton Begins Shakeup of NYPD Brass

extralargeThe NYPD shakeup has started. The Chief of Detectives and the head of the Internal Affairs Bureau are being replaced following a series of meetings with Police Commissioner Bill Bratton — two of the most high-profile moves made by the new commissioner, sources told On the Inside. Continue Reading →

Harlem Activists Hold Bill Bratton Protest Rally

manhattan-20111021-00133In Friday night’s bitter cold in front of the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building in Harlem, a few dozen protesters drew a proverbial line in the sand. Continue Reading →