National Action Network

After bonding with GRIFF over the close proximity of their birthdays, Reverend Al Sharpton talked with him and Maurette Brown-Clark about the National Action Network’s 2016 Triumph awards. The show honors and highlights people and organizations that have used their positions and platform to fight the good fight for civil and human rights! He explains […]

The Alfred Olango shooting raises more questions about the nation's police. How should they respond to the mentally ill?

There’s an old adage: “take two steps forward, one step back.” At times in the Black community, it seems like we take one step forward…

What do an anti-trafficking bill with the Hyde Amendment to prevent federal dollars being spent on abortions and Loretta Lynch have to do with each…

Al Sharpton’s annual National Action Network conference kicked off this week with a panel that allowed the mother of Michael Brown to reveal some startling truths about her troubles since losing…

While the nation witnessed countless protests, die-ins, and marches after the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, Garner’s widow, Esaw Snipes, was struggling to find the strength…

A judge on Thursday ruled against releasing evidence presented to a grand jury that failed to indict a New York City police officer who administered…

In August of 2013 several national Black Civil Rights organizations came together to set a Black Agenda. This conglomeration of organizations included the National Urban League,…

In the wake of the Department of Justice’s scathing report on the Ferguson Police Department and their racially biased procedures, Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne…

A group of Black media owners have filed a $20 billion federal lawsuit against Comcast, Time Warner, Inc., the Rev. Al Sharpton, the NAACP and the National…

Erica Garner, daughter of slain cigarette seller Eric Garner, says comments she made about Rev. Al Sharpton in a video released by conservative activist James O’Keefe‘s…

  The Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition held a meeting Thursday with Sony executives, including company co-chair Amy Pascal, discussing possible diversity initiatives. RELATED: Kevin Hart’s…