News from the President

The Time for Voter Rights Is Now

Posted 03/2/2015

2016 Presidential Lineup Prospects: You Must Be Ready for Primetime

Posted 02/23/2015

They May Dismiss Us, But Maybe They Will Listen to FBI Director Comey, Or Justice Ginsburg

Posted 02/16/2015


Wait, Civil Rights Groups Sued For Discriminating Against Black-Owned Media?

Posted 02/24/2015

A group of Black media owners have filed a $20 billion federal lawsuit against Comcast, Time Warner, Inc., the Rev. Al Sharpton, the NAACP and the National…

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Erica Garner’s exclusive statement to NewsOne Refuting NY Post Cover Story

Posted 02/24/2015

“It is unfortunate that the New York Post and James O’Keefe have taken a moment of reflection and mourning as an opportunity to sow discord and confusion among a peaceful and unified movement. The comments were taken out of context, edited and released to partisan outlets for nefarious reasons. Reverend Sharpton, Cynthia Davis, and NAN…

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EXCLUSIVE: Erica Garner Slams “Fraudulent Claims” In O’Keefe Video, Announces Foundation

Posted 02/24/2015

Erica Garner, daughter of slain cigarette seller Eric Garner, says comments she made about Rev. Al Sharpton in a video released by conservative activist James O’Keefe‘s…

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Conservative Black Sheriff Applauds DOJ Darren Wilson Decision, Slams Rights Leaders

Posted 01/22/2015

A day after it was announced that the U.S. Department of Justice is unlikely to pursue a civil rights case against ex-Ferguson, Mo., Officer Darren…

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Black Head of Academy Responds To Oscar Nom Whitewash, Rev. Al Weighs In Too

Posted 01/17/2015

Predictably, after the swift and cutting backlash from the blinding whiteness of this year’s Oscar nominations – from the front lines of Twitter (see: #OscarsSoWhite) to…

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Black Hollywood Task Force Formed After Sony Hack

Posted 01/12/2015

After Sony’s embarrassing email hacking scandal laid bare Hollywood’s deep-seated race problems, civil rights leaders have formed a diversity committee to address the issue, Deadline…

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