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Friday: Rev. Al Sharpton to Join the Family of George Floyd, Attorney Ben Crump and the Legal Team to Provide Reaction to the Sentencing of Derek Chauvin & Provide

Jun 24, 2021

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June 23, 2021

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Friday: Rev. Al Sharpton to Join the Family of George Floyd, Attorney Ben Crump and the Legal Team to Provide Reaction to the Sentencing of Derek Chauvin & Provide Prayer

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton, along with civil rights and personal injury attorney Ben Crump; co-counsel Antonio Romanucci, L. Chris Stewart, Justin Miller, and Jeff Storms; and the family of George Floyd will provide comments during a live news conference shortly following the sentencing of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Reverend Sharpton will be in attendance to offer a prayer to the family and nation.

A pool feed of the news conference will be made available to local media via LiveU and national media via ABC/NNS at https://kstp.com/liveevents/.

Technical questions can be directed to Daren Sukhram at KSTP, dsukhram@kstp.com or (651) 642-4443.

WHO:

Members of the Floyd family

Attorney Ben Crump

Attorney Antonio Romanucci

Attorney L. Chris Stewart

Attorney Justin Miller

Attorney Jeff Storms

Reverend Al Sharpton will offer a prayer to the family and nation

WHEN:

Friday, June 25, 2021

Shortly following the 1:30 p.m. ET sentencing

WHERE:

Hennepin County Courthouse

300 S. 6th Street

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55847

South Courtyard at 7th Street and 3rd Avenue

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About National Action Network

National Action Network is one of the leading civil rights organizations in the Nation with chapters throughout the entire United States. Founded in 1991 by Reverend Al Sharpton, NAN works within the spirit and tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to promote a modern civil rights agenda that includes the fight for one standard of justice, decency and equal opportunities for all people regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, criminal record, economic status, gender, gender expression, or sexuality. For more information, visit https://nationalactionnetwork.net/

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