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CONGRESSMAN HAKEEM JEFFRIES TO JOIN REV. SHARPTON ALONG W/ THE MOTHER & WIDOW OF ERIC GARNER AT TOMORROW’S NAN SATURDAY RALLY

May 08, 2015

*MEDIA ADVISORY* 

CONGRESSMAN HAKEEM JEFFRIES TO JOIN REV. AL SHARPTON ALONG WITH THE MOTHER & WIDOW OF ERIC GARNER AT TOMORROW’S NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN) SATURDAY ACTION RALLY—

CONGRESSMAN JEFFRIES TO DISCUSS HIS NEW USE OF FORCE LEGISLATION THAT WOULD CREATE A NATIONAL PROHIBITION ON THE USE OF CHOKEHOLDS

 

WHO:

Rev. Al Sharpton, President, National Action Network

Hakeem Jeffries, U.S. Congressman, Eighth District of New York

Gwen Carr, Mother of Eric Garner

Esaw Garner, Widow of Eric Garner

 

WHERE:

National Action Network

106 West 145th Street (Lenox Avenue)

Harlem, New York

 

WHEN:

Saturday, May 9, 2015 –

9:30 a.m. Press arrival at National Action Network.

9:45 a.m. Rev. Al Sharpton to address the rally with Congressman Hakeem Jeffries and Eric Garner’s family.

(The rally will be live streamed at www.nationalactionnetwork.net & broadcast live on WLIB 1190AM.)

 

WHAT:

At tomorrow’s Saturday action rally, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries will join Rev. Sharpton along with the mother and widow of Eric Garner. Congressman Jeffries will discuss his new use of force legislation that would create a national prohibition on the use of chokeholds.

As the Minority Whip of the Congressional Black Caucus, Congressman Jeffries will also discuss the Congressional Black Caucus’ police accountability legislative agenda.

 

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Contact: Jacky Johnson, jjohnson@nationalactionnetwork.net / (646) 981-5903