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Al Sharpton to deliver eulogy for Black man who died after being held down by Milwaukee hotel guards

MILWAUKEE (AP) 鈥 The Rev. Al Sharpton is scheduled deliver a eulogy for a Black man who died last month after being pinned to the ground by hotel security guards in Milwaukee, his office said Tuesday.

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Al Sharpton to deliver eulogy for Black man who died after being held down by Milwaukee hotel guards

FILE - Al Sharpton waits for Vice President Kamala Harris to speak before walking across the Edmund Pettus Bridge commemorating the 59th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday voting rights march in 1965, March 3, 2024, in Selma, Ala. Sharpton, who serves on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, said in a news release Tuesday, July 9, that he’ll speak Thursday, July 11, at the funeral of Dvontaye Mitchell, a Black man who died after a confrontation with hotel security guards last month. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)


MILWAUKEE (AP) 鈥 The Rev. Al Sharpton is scheduled deliver a eulogy for a Black man who died last month after being pinned to the ground by hotel security guards in Milwaukee, his office said Tuesday.

The death of D’Vontaye Mitchell has drawn comparisons to the , a Black man killed in 2020 after a white police officer in Minneapolis knelt on his neck.

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