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 →

White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett Honored At National Action Network

jarrettThis Thursday during National Action Network’s (NAN) 25th Annual National Convention, Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President of the United States, will be honored with the NAN President’s Award at the “Keepers of the Dream” Dinner and Awards Ceremony. Continue Reading →

The Harlem-Based Order Of Black Nuns Turns 100

black-nuns2 slliderThe 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.

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Harlem’s Al Sharpton: ‘The Last Night Of An All-White Oscars.’

tumblr_inline_o3a9vnjytY1td0hds_1280Just blocks from the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, the Rev. Al Sharpton led about 70 demonstrators in a rally and march circle to protest the lack of diversity among this year’s Oscar nominees. Continue Reading →

Bernie And Al Meet At Sylvia’s In Harlem (video)

2016_02_berniesharp5After his resounding primary win in New Hampshire, Senator Bernie Sanders made his way back to New York City for some important meetings. First was breakfast (or just tea?) at Sylvia’s with the Rev. Al Sharpton. Continue Reading →

Susan L. Taylor’s National CARES Mentoring Movement Hosts Star-Studded Gala

National CARES Mentoring Movement 1On Monday, January 25, 2016, the will host its first-ever For the Love of Our Children gala, presented by Verizon, to raise critical funding that will support the replication of the organization’s transformational group-mentoring programs, now operating in four US cities.  Continue Reading →

Melba Moore’s Throwback Thursday Photo Of The Day

12523908_751803344954344_1056871357008905728_nFrom Harlem World Magazine fabulous Facebook friend Melba Moore’s Throwback Thursday Photo Of The Day with Rolling Stone rocker Mick Jagger, Harlem man Rev Al Sharpton, Harlem Diva Melba Moore and the recently deceased David Bowie. Continue Reading →

National Action Network And Civil Rights Group Mobilize Around Voting Rights

coalition in harlem1Harlem’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 →

Rev. Al Sharpton’s Announces New initiative For Syrian Refugees In Harlem

sharptonAt NAN’s Saturday Action Rally, Rev. Al Sharpton to Announce that NAN is Convening a National Summit of Black Ministers to discuss the Recruitment of Black Churches as Sanctuaries for Syrian Refugees and to Recruit Congregation Members to provide Homes to Those Seeking Asylum. Continue Reading →

TV One To Air 2015 Triumph Awards Hosted By Tichina Arnold

nan awards 2015TV One today announced the inaugural television broadcast of The 2015 Triumph Awards presented by Harlem’s Reverend Al Sharpton and National Action Network (NAN) will air on Saturday, October 3 at 8PM/ET. Continue Reading →