Today Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio and his police commissioner-to-be Bill Bratton attended a Nelson Mandela commemoration at the National Action Network’s House of Justice. Hosted by the Rev. Al Sharpton, the commemoration also included Congressmen Charles Rangel and Gregory Meeks and Council Members Mark Weprin, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Ydanis Rodriguez and Jumaane Williams.
Here is Bill de Blasio’s full speech.
Update – Sharpton & Bratton:
The Rev. Al Sharpton gave a powerful introduction of Bill Bratton. Here is full video of Sharpton’s introduction and Bratton’s speech.