City Hall can't decide if it wants you to have guns or not! Police commissioner Ray Kelly and Reverend Al Sharpton had a press conference today, announcing a gun buyback program to take illegal guns off the streets...just weeks after Mayor Michael Bloomberg slashed the fee for a gun permit from $ ... More >>
Having set the national stage for the Carl Paladino roll-out yesterday, with CNN citing the Times as their reason for interviewing him, the paper did a nosedive today on the Sienna and Marist polls that rebut the Quinnipiac numbers that were featured in a front page story the day before. Th ... More >>
By Cat Contiguglia Michael Steele, the embattled head of the Republican National Committee, seems to be making a last ditch effort to make some friends -- any friends -- by hooking up with Al Sharpton. Steele, who has been the subject of intense criticism for irresponsible spending, includi ... More >>
SuttonJesse Jackson was standing by the front door at Riverside Church as Percy Sutton's coffin made its way out of the church Wednesday afternoon. Jackson had opened the three-and-a-half-hour service with a poignant salute to "the tallest tree in our forest," recalling the many "points of li ... More >>
When Governor Paterson included a tax amnesty program in his proposal to cut the state's $3-billion-plus budget deficit, claiming it would bring in $350 million, we thought it was rather wishful thinking. But the Albany Times-Union finds some big numbers among the top 200 state tax scofflaws ... More >>
It's Primary Day. The candidates have been scrambling to make last minute subway pitches, spend their final dollars on radio and television ads, and send volunteers to push campaign literature in people's faces. So what does New York -- a city where so many people appear detached from local ... More >>
On December 6th, thousands of protesters filled Foley Square to express their outrage over the Sean Bell shooting. Today, the Rev. Al Sharpton is promising civil disobedience, slow-downs and pray-ins at six locations around the city to protest the acquittal of three cops charged in the shooting. F ... More >>
The New York Times has softened its earlier report that Rev. Al Sharpton and influential union chief Dennis Rivera had discussed a joint endorsement of Democratic frontrunner Fernando Ferrer.
Sharpton and Jackson: 'They were kind of the best of enemies'
Reverend Al Sharpton and Rupert Murdoch join forces to fight television technology
Democrats Are Ignoring Black Issues in Their Push for the White House. The Surprise Is Who Couldn't Care Less.
Reverend Al Dumps Jesse's Best for Bush's Buddy
A Bush Covert Operative Takes Over Al Sharpton's Campaign
Reverend Al slips and slides as political landscape shifts
Presidential Candidate Sharpton Goes After His Party
'Justified' Shootings Spotlight Police Policy Issues
Did Memories of the 2001 Mayoral Race Kill the Gubernatorial Primary?
Sharpton's Confab Charges Music-Money Apartheid
Détente Between City Hall and Sharpton?
How Black Talk Jocks Sold We Like Mike to African Americans
Brooklyn Assemblyman Roger Greens Challenge to a Turncoat Liberal
Probing Greens Shaky Rapprochement With the Ferrer Camp
A View From behind the Scenes
Unmasking a Phony White Liberal
Jesse Jackson Raids the GraveyardOn Al Sharptons Watch
Mayoral Hopeful Will Receive Official Nod Before Labor Day
Inside the Civil Rights Power Struggle
A Black-Jewish Alliance Stirs Up Racial Fears in Battle for Crown Heights Seat
How Abner Louima's Former Attorney Can Make or Break A Black-Latino Coalition
Why Jesse Jackson's Political Comeback Seems Doomed
Retiring NYPD Detective Bill Jackson Was No Ordinary PolicemanHe Even Rescued Al Sharpton and Me From a Jewish Mob
The Last Will of Minister Khallid Abdul Muhammad
Are Civil Rights Leaders Frontin for Hip Hop Gangstas?
Jackson-Watchers Claim Wall Street Contributors Arranged His Phone Call to Bush
An African American Reporter Comes to Terms With a Taboo Subject
Grandpa Al and Reverend Al in Senate Race Endorsement Flap
How the former mayor made Al Sharpton kosher and is winning back the hearts of African Americans
A History of the Confrontational Politics That Led to the 'Assault' on Councilman Bill Perkins by the Bully Boys of The Million Youth March
Embattled mayor embraces a harsh critic, but still can't find forgiveness in some African American quarters.
How Al Sharpton rose from 'racial arsonist' to racial healer, and changed New York City
Political retribution in Harlem in the wake of the Million Youth March
An investigation by the joint terrorist task force adds to the Million Youth March leader's woes
The racial politics of reconciliation in New York
Black Activists Say O. J. Simpson's Lawyer Is on a Quest To Hijack the New York Civil rights Movement