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Rev. Sharpton to Join Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump & the Parents of Keyon Harrold Jr., to Provide Update in Case

Jan 10, 2021

(NEW YORK CITY, NY) — Nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorney Ben Crump, the parents of Keyon Harrold Jr., and Reverend Al Sharpton will hold a news conference on Monday, Jan. 11 at 11 a.m. ET to provide an update in the case following the arrest of Miya Ponsetto. Color of Change will also be in attendance to address the pervasive issue of racial profiling.

Keyon Harrold Jr., a 14-year-old Black minor, was attacked and accused of stealing Ponsetto’s cell phone in the lobby of the Arlo SoHo hotel, where the Harrolds were staying as guests. Her cell phone was later found in an Uber.

If attending, please wear a mask and social distance.


Parents of Keyon Harrold Jr.
Attorney Ben Crump
Reverend Al Sharpton
Color of Change


Jan. 11, 2021, at 11 a.m. ET


City Hall Park
New York, NY 10007