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 →
Sylvia Woods, February 2, 1926, she was a restaurateur who co-founded the landmark restaurant Sylvia’s in Harlem on Lenox Avenue (bet. 126th and 127th Streets, New York City with her husband, Herbert Woods, in 1962. Continue Reading →
Concerned that there may be dramatic drop off in the record turnout of black voters that propelled Barack Obama to the Presidency eight years ago, a group of veteran New York political and civil rights operatives launched the Black Votes Matter PAC. Continue Reading →
The Rev. Al Sharpton has invited Hillary Clinton’s biggest nemesis to a soul food breakfast in Harlem. Continue Reading →
A White House that has a work-from-home policy. A president who leaves the office every night at 6:30 p.m to be home in time for dinner.
A richly reported account of the forces threatening America’s historic black colleges and universities—and how diverse leaders nationwide are struggling to keep these institutions and black culture alive for future generations. Continue Reading →
Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel returns from a historic trip to Ethiopia and Kenya in Africa with President Barack Obama. Continue Reading →