National Action Network

PLEASE JOIN NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK August 28, 2010 | 11:00 am | Dunbar High School | 1301 New Jersey Avenue Northwest | Washington, DC 47 years ago, the March on Washington took place where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his I Have a Dream speech at the March on Washington. 47 years later, Rev. […]

From DANBURY — He is a civil rights leaders, a self-described “agitator” who inspires passions among both those who support the causes he advocates and those who oppose them. But before the Rev. Al Sharpton was a national figure, he was a preacher, delivering his first sermon in a Brooklyn church at the age of […]

From Here is President Barack Obama’s letter to Al Sharpton for his National Action Network Conference Dear Reverend Sharpton: Congratulations to you and the National Action Network for another year of fighting for the rights of those who have no voice, and lifting up causes that would otherwise go unnoticed. I regret that I […]

From Hundreds of officials and influential leaders are participating in an annual national convention hosted by Rev. Al Sharpton and the National Action Network, which began Wednesday morning. The four-day conference will feature prominent names in religion, politics, civil rights, business, education and entertainment addressing issues that impact people of color with a priority […]

VIA: New York Times WASHINGTON — President Obama promised civil rights leaders on Wednesday to push hard and work with Congress to address the high unemployment rate, particularly among the urban and rural poor. But Mr. Obama and the three other black men who met with him for more than an hour in the Oval […]

VIA: Hip-Hop activist Erica Ford, CEO and founder of Life Camp Inc., is teaming with the Reverend Al Sharpton to lead an emergency day of protest against violence across the country, on November 23rd. Sharpton will lead a rally in Atlanta Georgia while other rallies are scheduled to take place in major cities such […]