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 →
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 →
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 →
The 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-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.
National 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 →
July 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 →
The Rev. Al Sharpton has invited Hillary Clinton’s biggest nemesis to a soul food breakfast in Harlem. Continue Reading →