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 →

Rev. Sharpton To Focus On Trump During National Action Network’s Convention (Update)

NY Daily News reports that the National Action Network holds its annual convention this week — with an emphasis on action. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Sharpton Blasts Trump’s ‘Wicked’ Budget

Rev. Al Sharpton used his weekly rally on Saturday to assail what he called “the immorality” of President Donald Trump’s preliminary budget proposal, and to urge his followers to organize in opposition to its program-slashing designs. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: King Day 2017 Celebration At National Action Network In Harlem (Photos)

Photographs by Seitu Oronde

On Wednesday, January 16, 2017 during the Celebration of Martin Luther King Day 2017 at the National Action Network (NAN) in New York, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlme’s Al Sharpton Announces Pre-Inauguration March (Video)

al-sharpton-in-harlemRev. Al Sharpton, of the Harlem based National Action Network, announces Monday that a coalition of groups will lead a march and rally at the Dr. Martin Luther King Memorial in Washington a week before President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Based NAN, IDC And Others Pushes Funding For Immigrant Legal Services

nan-event-in-harlemThe National Action Network (NAN) and members of the Independent Democratic Conference (IDC) stood alongside advocates to support measures which would protect immigrants living in New York State from discrimination and hate crimes. 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 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 →

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 →

Sean “Diddy” Combs And Others Receive 2016 Triumph Award Hosted By Tichina Arnold (Photographs)

nan2Last night, Harlem’s Reverend Al Sharpton and the National Action Network along with TV One presented the 2016 Triumph Awards at the Tabernacle Concert Hall in Atlanta. Continue Reading →