De Blasio, Sharpton and mayoral candidates attend MLK Day event in NYC
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Mayor Bill de Blasio and a half-dozen New Yorkers seeking to replace him at City Hall will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with speeches at the Harlem headquarters of the Rev. Al Sharpton.
Six 2021 mayoral hopefuls confirmed to The Post that they plan to attend the summit Monday afternoon at the National Action Network’s offices on West 145th Street, including city Comptroller Scott Stringer, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, tech entrepreneur and former 2020 Democratic candidate Andrew Yang, former top de Blasio adviser-turned-TV legal analyst Maya Wiley, former Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia and former CitiGroup executive Ray McGuire.
Hizzoner, who is term-limited, and first lady Chirlane McCray are set to address the audience as well.
The event is one of the few MLK Day events still on the schedule as New York City — and the rest of the country — remain under siege from the coronavirus pandemic, which has killed nearly 400,000 Americans.
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