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Rev. Sharpton Along with Attorney Ben Crump to Stand With NY State Senator John Liu & Asian American Advocates to Decry Rise in Hate Crimes Against Them Due to COVID-19

Feb 19, 2021

(New York, NY) – On Saturday, February 20, Rev. Al Sharpton and National Action Network (NAN) will host its weekly Saturday Action Rally featuring Attorney Ben Crump, NY State Senator John Liu, and local Asian American advocates. The Saturday Action Rally will focus on combatting the rise of hate crimes across the state primarily due to former President Trump’s hateful rhetoric against Asian Americans and coining the term “China Virus.”


Reverend Al Sharpton, President, and Founder National Action Network
Attorney Ben Crump
NY State Senator John Liu
Local advocates and community leaders


Saturday, February 20
9:30 AM (Press Arrival Time)


NAN House of Justice
106 W 145th St. @ Malcolm X Blvd.
New York, NY 10039

Watch the live broadcast on the NAN Livestream Page, at, or on Impact Television Network, or listen live on WLIB 1190 AM.