REV. AL SHARPTON TO DELIVER REMARKS AT THE FUNERAL FOR RAMARLEY GRAHAM—
Feb 16, 2012
Crawford Memorial United Methodist Church 3751 White Plains Road, Bronx, NY
Saturday, February 18th, 2012
Ramarley Graham died Thursday, February 2nd after a New York police officer kicked down the door of his grandmother’s apartment and shot him. Graham was unarmed and police did not have a warrant to enter the home. National Action Network (NAN) has raised funds for the family and is helping them seek justice on behalf of Ramarley. On Monday, Rev. Al Sharpton and leading clergy held a press conference outside the Bronx district attorney‘s office to call for a federal probe into the NYPD killing of Ramarley Graham. Rev. Sharpton & NAN also called on the Police Department and Bronx prosecutors to release more information about Ramarley’s death.
The Community Address will be given by Tamika Mallory, Executive Director of NAN and the Eulogy will be given by Minister Kirsten John Foy, President- elect of the Brooklyn Chapter of NAN.