“Democrats Need To Dramatize Their Differences With Trump,” Says Harlem’s Sharpton

Mic reports that “I have fought with Donald Trump for 35 years,” the Rev. Al Sharpton said in a phone interview. “He only understands fighting, and you have to go toe-to-toe with him.” Continue Reading →

In Harlem, Al Sharpton Calls On Cuomo Donor Loeb To Resign

NY Daily News reports that the Rev. Al Sharpton on Saturday vowed to raise hell until hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb steps down as chairman of the Success Academy charter school board. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Sharpton Accuses Trump Of Encouraging Police Violence Against Americans

The Reverend Al Sharpton has accused US President Donald Trump of “encouraging police violence” during a speech this week on Long Island to an audience of uniformed officers. Continue Reading →

Harlem Church Holds Eric Garner’s Memorial

A Harlem church will hold a panel discussion and memorial service for Eric Garner on Monday night on the third anniversary of his death featuring speakers such as Rev. Al Sharpton and former NBA player and activist Etan Thomas. Continue Reading →

Al Sharpton’s NAN Donates $5G To Slain NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia Fund

The Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network (NAN) donated $5,000 Saturday to a Daily News fund benefiting the three children of assassinated NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia. Continue Reading →

Rev. Al Sharpton Calling For Diversity In Legal Pot Industry From Harlem To Hollis

Activist minister Al Sharpton reportedly believes the legal marijuana industry has “disproportionately excluded” blacks “from business opportunities” — and is calling for more diversity. Continue Reading →

Harlem Democratic Boss Still Owes $200K From Failed 2016 Congressional Bid

New documents filed with the Federal Election Commission show Manhattan Democratic Party chairman Keith Wright still $202,337.72 in the hole from his unsuccessful campaign to replace retired Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel last year Continue Reading →

Donald Trump Makes Surprise Call To Harlem Rev Al Sharpton

sharpton-trumpHarlem man Rev. Al Sharpton got a surprise phone call Thursday morning — from President-elect Donald Trump sources report. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Al Sharpton Promises Donald Trump ‘A Fight for the Future of This Country”

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 18: The Reverend Al Sharpton speaks at a rally in Brooklyn to call for justice for Eric Garner one year after he died in an apparent police chokehold on July 18, 2015 in New York City. The rally of several hundred people was held in front of the U.S. Attorney's Office in Downtown Brooklyn. Members of Garner's family joined Sharpton in demanding a federal investigation into his death. Garner, who was killed in a controversial choke-hold by a Staten Island police officer, had been approached by police for selling loose cigarettes. His death set off waves of protests around the city and country. Garner's family has settled with the city for 5.9 million in a wrongful death suit. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Rev. Al Sharpton warned President-Election Donald Trump to “saddle up your horse” because he’s planning to spend the eight weeks leading up to Trump’s inauguration fighting any changes that could adversely impact communities of color—starting with a rally at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on January 14. Continue Reading →

Diddy Says “This Is Politics,” We Got “Shortchanged” By President Obama (Video)

diddy and obama2Diddy is expressing more disappointment in President Obama’s administration, this time during an interview with MSNBC. Continue Reading →

‘Negroes You Ain’t Never Seen Before’: Al Sharpton On Rangel Congressional Seat

seitu sharpton3The Rev. Al Sharpton discussed the race for retiring Congressman Charles Rangel‘s seat—using a weekly live address to endorse Rangel’s favored successor and to blast “political gentrification,” “new leadership” and “negroes you ain’t never seen before.” Continue Reading →

Harlem’s NAN Applauds President Obama’s Efforts To Make Re-Entry Easier

sharptonHarlem-based National Action Network released the following statement applauding President Obama for his latest efforts in making re-entry easier for those who have been recently incarcerated and designating April 24-30, 2016, as National Re-entry Week.

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NAN 25th Annual Convention Featuring Democratic Presidential Candidates

Al-SharptonNational Action Network (NAN), the leading civil rights organization founded by Reverend Al Sharpton, will host its 25th annual convention in New York from April 13th-16th at the Sheraton Hotel, 811 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019.  Continue Reading →

Everything Harlem’s Sharpton Has Lived For Is At Stake

e03921212e871ea2716eab1327767f02July 20, 2014, three days after Eric Garner suffocated to death during an arrest by New York City police officers for selling loose cigarettes, the Reverend Al Sharpton delivered the Sunday sermon at Riverside Church, on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Continue Reading →

Bernie Sanders To Dine With Al Sharpton In Harlem

sharpton and berniealThe Rev. Al Sharpton has invited Hillary Clinton’s biggest nemesis to a soul food breakfast in Harlem. Continue Reading →