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 →

Charges Dropped Against Trump Tower Protesters Al Sharpton’s Daughter

More than a dozen people arrested during two protests outside Trump Tower — including ​the ​Rev. Al Sharpton’s daughter and Eric Garner’s mom — were told Monday that their cases would be dropped if they stayed out of trouble. 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 →

De Blasio, Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito And Sharpton Feed Hungry At Annual Buffet In Harlem

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio dished out food and a message on Christmas Eve, likening the political left’s struggle against President-elect Donald Trump to the resistance faced by early Christians in the time of Jesus. 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’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 →

Seitu’s World: The 46th Anniversary West Indian American Day Parade & Carnival In Brooklyn

fest11Photographs by Seitu Oronde

On Labor Day, Monday, September 5th, 2016, Seitu Oronde was at the 46th Anniversary West Indian Day Parade (which was started in Harlem) in Jamiaca, New York. Continue Reading →

Sharpton, Cuomo, de Blasio And Clinton Makes Appearance In NYC Pride Parade

649292731-543155640AHarlem based Rev. Al Sharpton made an unannounced appearance in the New York City Pride Parade on Sunday, marching alongside thousands of LGBT supporters two weeks after the massacre at a Orlando, Fla., gay nightclub. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Comes To NAN In Harlem

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013An 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 →