Al Sharpton says he is moving to Chicago, help with youth violence

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The Rev Al Sharpton says he wants to personally put Chicago’s violence problem in the national spotlight by spending a few months working in the city.
The civil rights activist was in town to speak about a new youth mentoring program in Chicago and to talk about the upcoming 50th anniversary of the march on Washington.
Sharpton says he plans to collaborate with community leaders and pastors in their anti-violence efforts—much like Martin Luther King, Jr. did during his stay in Chicago.
Sharpton says he and Martin Luther King III will also hold a march in Chicago in august.

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