Rev. Al Sharpton said in his eulogy that people with mental health problems like Neely “don’t need abuse.”
On the 58th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, the president spoke of the continued fight for voting protections despite a lack of visible progress.
The president made the comment while posing with the Rev. Al Sharpton, an official connected to Sharpton said.
The Rev. Al Sharpton delivered the eulogy at the funeral for Valentina Orellana Peralta, who was killed by police when a stray bullet pierced a department store dressing room.
“We don’t want any more Black pastors in here,” said the lawyer defending the white men who chased and shot a 25-year-old Black man in Georgia last year.
“I know a con game when I see it," the civil rights activist said of police holding on to footage of the North Carolina shooting.
“And this family will not let you use George as a prop," the civil rights icon said at George Floyd's memorial to those who are "not about justice."
Civil rights icon Rev. Al Sharpton eulogized George Floyd at a memorial service, and implored President Donald Trump not to use the Bible as a prop.
It's intended to fall on the 57th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech.
“He didn’t give me the opportunity to even speak,” Philonise Floyd said.