If Dante wasn’t your son, he’d be a candidate for a chokehold. And we’ve got to deal with that reality. The Rev. AL SHARPTON, bluntly addressing New York City mayor Bill de Blasio during a City Hall meeting on Thursday. Sharpton also addressed NYPD commissioner William Bratton: “ I also think, commissioner, that the best way to make …

“I Can’t Breathe” This is powerful: On July 29th, at 6pm WalkRunFly Productions (Warren Adams & Brandon Victor Dixon) partnered with poet Daniel J. Watts, and over 100 Broadway stars, directors, producers, musicians, choreographers, designers and technicians in Times Square to send a message about violence and the killing of Eric Gardner. The death of …

(Photo by @JoshHarkinson of Mother Jones) So tonight the New York Police Department not only raided and cleared Liberty/Zucotti Park, the place occupied by Occupy Wall Street, claiming there were “health and fire safety concerns.” According to many reports on twitter, the police officers, dressed in riot gear, used force and tear gas against the …