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Al Sharpton in the Villager

Jefferson Siegel filled this report on Al Sharpton’s Mass Appeal.

Bell protesters come full cycle, join Critical Mass

By Jefferson Siegel

For a little while, it seemed like a Critical Mass from the “old” days. Cyclists filled the south end of Union Square for the first time in more than a year, gathering on the last weekday of Bike Month for a pre-ride rally while police stood by on the sidelines.

The rally, organized by Freewheels, the bicycle defense fund, featured a special guest: Reverend Al Sharpton and members of Sean Bell’s family joined riders to speak out against the mass ticketing of cyclists and the fatal police shooting of Bell.

The entire article here

2 comments to Al Sharpton in the Villager

  • Anonymous

    Jesus man, get off Al’s testes already. Why not go ahead and change this blog to Alblog or SeanBellBlog or MediaWhoreReverendBlog or so on or so on.

  • Paul Tay

    Whatever. I HEART Rev. Al! Keep it rolling, Rev. Al. Wit ya ALL da way, baby!

    SHUT DOWN NYC WITH BIKES! Thumbs up. Rubber side down!