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Rev. Al Sharpton Will Speak At the Funeral of Eric Garner

Posted 07/21/2014

!!!MEDIA ADVISORY!!!MEDIA ADVISORY!!! REV. AL SHARPTON WILL SPEAK AT THE FUNERAL OF ERIC GARNER WHO: Rev. Al Sharpton, President National Action Network WHERE: Bethel Baptist Church 265 Bergen St. Brooklyn, NY 11217 WHEN: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 – 2:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Viewing (closed to press) 7:15 p.m. Funeral for Eric Garner (open to…

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Rev. Sharpton to Preach at Riverside Church

Posted 07/19/2014

REV. SHARPTON TO PREACH AT THE HISTORIC RIVERSIDE CHURCH THIS SUNDAY & WILL APPEAL TO THE FAITH BASED COMMUNITY TO SUPPORT THE CASE OF ERIC GARNER— REV. SHARPTON TO ALSO LEAD SPECIAL PRAYER FOR THE VICTIMS OF THE MALAYSIA AIRLINES CRASH New York, NY (July 19, 2014)—Rev. Al Sharpton will preach at the historic Riverside…

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The Family Of Eric Garner The Staten Island Man Choked To Death By Police Officers Will Join National Action Network’s (NAN) Saturday Action Rally Demanding A Full Investigation Into His Death

Posted 07/18/2014

!!!MEDIA ADVISORY!!!MEDIA ADVISORY!!! THE FAMILY OF ERIC GARNER THE STATEN ISLAND MAN CHOKED TO DEATH BY POLICE OFFICERS WILL JOIN NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK’S (NAN) SATURDAY ACTION RALLY DEMANDING A FULL INVESTIGATION INTO HIS DEATH REV. SHARPTON WILL MEET IN STATEN ISLAND WITH THE FAMILY AND COMMUNITY LEADERS FOLLOWING THE RALLY     WHO: Rev. Al Sharpton,…

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REV. SHARPTON TO BROADCAST LIVE AT NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK’S (NAN) BROOKLYN CONFERENCE SUMMER RESOURCE DAY BRINGING CITY HALL AND CITY AGENCIES TO CENTRAL BROOKLYN WITH APPEARANCES BY VARIOUS ELECTED OFFICIALS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS ON FRIDAY JULY 18TH

Posted 07/17/2014

(New York, NY) July 17, 2014 – National Action Network’s Brooklyn conference is holding it’s summer resource day, bringing New York City Hall to Central Brooklyn. The day will feature resource tables from various community based organizations and appearances by New York city and state officials. Rev. Sharpton will broadcast his nationally syndicated radio show…

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NAN Applauds Confirmation of Julián Castro as US Secretary of Housing & Urban Development

Posted 07/9/2014

NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN) APPLAUDS THE CONFIRMATION OF JULIÁN CASTRO AS THE US SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT July 9, 2014 (New York, NY)— National Action Network applauds the confirmation of San Antonio, TX Mayor Julián Castro as the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. Mayor Castro led San Antonio’s Promise Zone designation, building…

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CHICAGO MAYOR RAHM EMANUEL BUILDS CAMPAIGN RESOURCES WHILE OUR COMMUNITIES STRUGGLE FOR RESOURCES TO STEM THE TIDE OF VIOLENCE

Posted 07/9/2014

CHICAGO MAYOR RAHM EMANUEL BUILDS CAMPAIGN RESOURCES WHILE OUR COMMUNITIES STRUGGLE FOR RESOURCES TO STEM THE TIDE OF VIOLENCE National Action Network (NAN) Illinois Chairman Bringing National Civil Rights Leaders to Chicago for Summit on Urban Violence (July 9, 2014) Chicago, IL– In the wake of the ongoing violence in Chicago, Rev. Gregory Seal Livingston,…

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National Action Network (NAN) Is Holding It’s First Annual Policy & Legislative Conference July 8 – 9, 2014

Posted 07/8/2014

NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN) IS HOLDING IT’S FIRST ANNUAL POLICY & LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE JULY 8 – 9, 2014 (July 7, 2014) Washington, D.C.—National Action Network (NAN) is holding it’s first annual Policy & Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C., July 8 – 9, 2014. This event brings together NAN Chapter Leaders, members, partners and leaders in the civil rights community….

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Amadou Diallo’s mom, Sean Bell’s wife & Trayvon Martin’s Mom give Rev. Sharpton a heartfelt thank you at Essence Festival

Posted 07/7/2014

REV. AL SHARPTON SURPRISED WITH THE ESSENCE FESTIVAL ICON AWARD PRESENTED TO HIM BY THE MOTHERS OF TRAYVON MARTIN AND AMADOU DIALLO AND THE FIANCÉE OF SEAN BELL   Watch the Essence Icon Award presentation here: http://nationalactionnetwork.net/?p=37350 (New York, NY) July 7, 2014 –Rev. Al Sharpton was honored yesterday during the Essence Festival with the Icon…

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National Action Network’s (NAN) Statement On The Supreme Court Decisions In Sebelius V. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. And Harris V. Quinn

Posted 07/1/2014

NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK’S (NAN) STATEMENT ON THE SUPREME COURT DECISIONS IN SEBELIUS V. HOBBY LOBBY STORES INC. AND HARRIS V. QUINN National Action Network is disappointed with the Supreme Court’s decisions today in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. and Harris v. Quinn. Today’s decision in this case is a dangerous, slippery slope and another…

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