Tag Archives: sean bell

  • Al Sharpton: National Action Network Confab is NOT a Fan Club (Watch)

    Apr 8, 14 by Deron Dalton 1 Comment

    *Al Sharpton wants everyone to know it’s not all about him. The 2014 National Action Network Convention will have many guest speakers and panelists there, and Sharpton is ready to take action on so many civil rights issues. “If you serve people, people tend to come,” he said. “This isn’t an Al Sharpton fan club.” “I think the […]

  • Sharpton: ‘You Don’t Need a Grand Jury’ to Arrest Zimmerman

    Apr 9, 12 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *Al Sharpton, who has been in the forefront of calling attention to the Trayvon Martin case, has released a statement about the special prosecutor’s decision today to forego bringing the case before a grand jury. It “vindicates the position that we have taken all along—that is you do not need a grand jury to make […]

  • Rev. Al Sharpton Considering Suit Against NYPD for Spying on Him

    Feb 21, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 3 Comments

    *Rev. Al Sharpton is ready to take on the NYPD in a legal action lawsuit after a blogger alleged law enforcement figures placed spies in Sharpton’s  National Action Network (NAN) headquarters in Harlem. According to Huffington Post blogger, Len Levitt, the police department’s purpose was to find out if the organization was planning any major […]

  • Sean Bell’s Widow Mulls City Council Run

    Sep 3, 10 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *The fiancee of police shooting victim Sean Bell is considering running for the Queens City Council seat in New York left vacant when Councilman Thomas White died, Politico reported Wednesday night. Nicole Paultre-Bell, who was to marry Sean Bell the day he was gunned down by 50 police bullets, may run in a special election […]

  • NYC Pays $7 Million to Settle Sean Bell Case

    Jul 28, 10 by EurPublisher 5 Comments

    *The city of New York agreed Tuesday to pay more than $7 million to settle a wrongful death civil suit filed by the fiancée and friends of Sean Bell, the unarmed black groom gunned down by cops on his wedding day, reports the New York Daily News. The settlement, approved by a Brooklyn federal magistrate, […]

  • Sean Bell’s Estate Sued by Cop Involved in Shooting

    Jun 29, 10 by EurPublisher 10 Comments

    *A New York police officer involved in the fatal shooting of Sean Bell on his wedding day is now suing Bell’s estate — claiming the unarmed victim drunkenly assaulted and badly injured him with his car right before the hail of police gunfire that took his life. According to the New York Post, Officer Michael […]