Dozens of men and women marched to police headquarters, in response to the shooting death of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and also for past officer-involved shootings of young, black men in St. Pete.
Protesters have clashed violently with police here, the looting and gunshots have terrified residents, and I have witnessed many things that don't fit neatly into stories about this community's prolonged period of unrest.
Across America, in cities large and small, people came together to silently remember Michael Brown, a teen none knew in life but whose death Saturday sparked a wave of unrest in his Missouri hometown and raised questions about racial profiling.
CBS New York reports that Sharpton was joined by family members of Eric Garner, 43, at the National Action Network. A second rally was also planned for the Mount Sinai Center for Community Enrichment on Staten Island.
A white TV reporter who voiced his opinions about black families and relations with police during a segment about a fatal police shooting said Tuesday he was suspended from his station and won't return.