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Rev. Sharpton Calls for Federal Policing Laws

April 14, 2021

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)

Original article source: https://aurn.com/rev-sharpton-calls-for-federal-policing-laws/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rev-sharpton-calls-for-federal-policing-laws | Article may or may not reflect the views of KLEK 102.5 FM or The Voice of Arkansas Minority Advocacy Council

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