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 →
An embattled Mayor Bill de Blasio took to Rev. Al Sharpton’s pulpit Saturday to talk about the forces opposition. “The voices of the status quo find many, many ways to undermine progress, to stand in the way of progress,” he told a crowd at the National Action Network in Harlem. Continue Reading →
Photographs by Seitu Oronde
On April 13th-16th, 2016, the 25th Annual National Action Network (NAN) Convention based in New York City.
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 →
The Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary, Inc. (FHM), one of only three orders of Black nuns in the United States, was preparing to phase out in 2014.
Harlem’s National Action Network (NAN) along with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), National Urban League (NUL), National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP), and National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women (NOBEL Women) and National Black Caucus of State Legislators have issued the following statements regarding key voting rights cases being heard before the United States Supreme Court today. Continue Reading →
National Action Network (NAN) applauds President Barack Obama’s latest series of proposed criminal justice reforms, including an executive order that will require federal employers to delay asking prospective employees about their criminal record until further along in the hiring process. Continue Reading →