Press Releases

King Day 2010

Jan 21, 2010

On Monday January 18th, Reverend Al Sharpton and National Action Network held their annual King Day celebration at the House of Justice.

The rally was a huge success and hosted some of the most prominent people in New York State. Among the attendees were Governor Paterson, Senator Charles Schumer, Senator Kristin Gillibrand, Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, Former Representative Harold Ford Jr. along with Senator John Sampson, Senator Malcolm Smith, Congressman Anthony Weiner, Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, District Director Rob Gottheim, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, Speaker Christine Quinn, Adam Clayton Powell IV, Councilmember Inez Dickens, Councilwoman Gale Brewer, Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, Assemblywoman Inez Barron, Councilman Charles Barron, Councilman Jonathan Van Bramer, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen M. Rice, Assemblyman Richard Brodsky, Stuart Applebaum, President of the Retail, Wholesale & Department Store Union, Judge Geraldine Pickett, Juvenile Judge in Brooklyn, George Gresham, SEIU, Arva Rice, Urban League , Mike Fishman, President, Paul Williams, Dormitory Authority, Rev. Sean Gardner, Rev. James Kilgore, Rev. Keyshawn White, Rev. John Scott, Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes, State Comptroller Tom Dinapoli, NYC Comptroller John Liu, Congressman Charles Rangel, Congressman Gregory Meeks, Public Advocate Bill Deblasio, Councilwoman Julissa Ferraras, Hazel Dukes, NAACP, and District Attorney Cy Vance