Harlem’s Rev. Al Sharpton Rips Trump’s Jeff Sessions Pick For Attorney General

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)

The Rev. Al Sharpton excoriated President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for U.S. Attorney General in a fiery speech at the Harlem Headquarters of his National Action Network—warning the incoming commander-in-chief and his Cabinet picks “better worry about me.” Continue Reading →

Apollo & WNYC Partner For MLK Celebration In Harlem

Dr. Martin Luther KingOn Sunday, January 17 at 3pm, for the 10 th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration, the Apollo Theater and WNYC will partner for a third year to present “Race and Privilege: Exploring MLK’s Two Americas,” as part of the Apollo’s Uptown Hall series. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Anthony Anderson Signs New Deal To Host For The NAACP Image Awards

anthonyandersonThe NAACP and TV One announced today that Emmy-Award nominated actor, Anthony Anderson has signed a multi-year deal to continue as host for the 47th and 48th NAACP Image AwardsContinue Reading →

Harlem Congressman Rangel Applauds Loretta Lynch Confirmation

Loretta LynchCongressman Charles B. Rangel from Harlem released the following statement today following the Senate’s confirmation of Loretta Lynch as our next U.S. Attorney General. Continue Reading →