News from the President

Demonstration, Legislation: Hand-in-Hand Towards Progress

Posted 09/2/2014

Become the Change You Want; Correcting Police With a Discipline Movement

Posted 08/11/2014

Police Behavior, James Brown, and the Struggle Continues

Posted 08/4/2014


Happy Birthday, Muhammad Ali: 70 Iconic Images for 70 Years

Posted 01/17/2012

Ali vs. George Foreman, Zaire, 1974 Al Sharpton: “I chose this photo because it took place in 1974 in Zaire, Africa, where Ali re-gained his title of Heavyweight Champion of the World after having been stripped of this title for refusing to serve in the War in Vietnam and being persecuted for his religious beliefs….

Read More

Share via email

Elected Officials Crowd Sharpton’s Tribute To Martin Luther King

Posted 01/17/2012

New Yorkers honored the memory and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday by volunteering and holding events across the five boroughs, including a rally well stocked with politicians at the National Action Network headquarters in Harlem.  

Share via email

National Action Network Hosts Martin Luther King Day Breakfast

Posted 01/16/2012

Reverend Al Sharpton’s National Action Network hosts a breakfast event to recognize individuals whom they feel are honoring Martin Luther King Jr.’s tradition of civil rights activism.

Share via email

Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream lives in holiday-eve vigil

Posted 01/16/2012

Hundreds of Occupy Wall Street protesters joined members of Al Sharpton’s National Action Network in freezing temperatures for a Harlem vigil on the eve of Martin Luther King Day. Read more:

Share via email

Sharpton to protest Mich. emergency takeover law

Posted 01/15/2012

SUPERIOR TOWNSHIP, Mich.— The Rev. Al Sharpton and others say they plan a demonstration Monday outside the gated community where Republican Gov. Rick Snyderlives to protest what they say is a racially biased law that makes it easier for Michigan to take over financially struggling communities and school districts.

Share via email

Mark Green: Romney Puts Democracy on Trial by Questioning Duly Elected President

Posted 01/14/2012

The White House yesterday demanded that Mitt Romney apologize for attacking President Obama. “Any criticism of him is tantamount to putting our democracy on trial,” said press secretary Jay Carney.
Read more: Super PACs, Mitt R…

Share via email

Al Sharpton Blasts Rick Santorum And Republicans

Posted 01/5/2012

Al Sharpton tore into GOP candidate Rick Santorum on his MSNBC show Wednesday night, who he described as “one of the most right-wing candidates” in th…
Read more: Video, Msnbc Politicsnation, Al Sharpton, Msnbc, Republican Can…

Share via email

Al Sharpton Blasts Governor Scott Walker For ‘Bogus Claims’

Posted 12/28/2011

Al Sharpton laid into Republican Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin for, according to Sharpton, spewing ‘bogus claims’ on Fox News’ morning show “Fox …
Read more: Video, Msnbc, Al Sharpton Politics Nation, Al Sharpton, Msnbc P…

Share via email