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Rev. Al Sharpton To Hold Press Conference Regarding Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino’s Repeated Violation Of Federal Anti Discrimination Laws

Posted 04/23/2014

**MEDIA ADVISORY** REV. AL SHARPTON TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE REGARDING WESTCHESTER COUNTY EXECUTIVE ROB ASTORINO’S REPEATED VIOLATION OF FEDERAL ANTI DISCRIMINATION LAWS WHO: Rev. Al Sharpton, President of the National Action Network Various Westchester politicians and activists WHAT: Rev. Al Sharpton, President of the National Action Network will hold a press conference to address Westchester…

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NAN Praises New Federal Clemency Initiative

Posted 04/23/2014

NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN) MEMBER OF CLEMENCY PROJECT 2014 WORKING GROUP PRAISES NEW FEDERAL CLEMENCY INITIATIVE   April 23, 2014 - Deputy Attorney General James Cole announced today a new set of criteria the Justice Department and White House will use when considering clemency petitions from federal prisoners. The new criteria will help the Justice Department…

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Rev. Sharpton And The National Action Network (NAN) To Launch Freedom Summer Campaign Targeting Eight States Around Voting Engagement And Rights

Posted 04/22/2014

REV. SHARPTON AND THE NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN) TO LAUNCH FREEDOM SUMMER CAMPAIGN TARGETING EIGHT STATES AROUND VOTING ENGAGEMENT AND RIGHTS New York, NY—Rev. Al Sharpton and the National Action Network are gearing up to launch the freedom summer campaign targeting eight states around the country. The goal of the campaign will to engage volunteers…

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Statement By Rev. Al Sharpton On The Supreme Court Decision In Schuette V. Coalition To Defend Affirmative Action

Posted 04/22/2014

NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK Reverend Al Sharpton, President   –FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE– STATEMENT BY REV. AL SHARPTON ON THE SUPREME COURT DECISION IN SCHUETTE V. COALITION TO DEFEND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION   April 22, 2014 (New York, NY)– “The Supreme Court decision upholding the state of Michigan’s ban of using race as a factor in affirmative action is…

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Statement By Rev. Al Sharpton On The Passing Of Basil Paterson, Father Of Former New York Governor David Paterson

Posted 04/17/2014

NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK Reverend Al Sharpton, President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE— STATEMENT BY REV. AL SHARPTON ON THE PASSING OF BASIL PATERSON, FATHER OF FORMER NEW YORK GOVERNOR DAVID PATERSON  April 17, 2014 (New York, NY)– “I have had the honor of knowing Basil Paterson since I was a teenager leading the youth division of Operation Breadbasket. In…

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Flatbush Rally To Support Family Of 13-Year-Old Boy Shot Yesterday And To Speak Out Against Recent Gun Violence In The Community

Posted 04/15/2014

  !!!MEDIA ADVISORY!!!MEDIA ADVISORY!!! FLATBUSH RALLY TO SUPPORT FAMILY OF 13-YEAR-OLD BOY SHOT YESTERDAY AND TO SPEAK OUT AGAINST RECENT GUN VIOLENCE IN THE COMMUNITY   WHO: Kirsten John-Foy, Brooklyn Chapter President, National Action Network (NAN) Bishop Eric Garnes, President East Flatbush Chapter, NAN Tony Herbert, of the National Action Network, East Brooklyn Chapter President,…

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High Profile Leaders And Entertainers To Join Reverend Al Sharpton & National Action Network (NAN) Wednesday, April 9th For The 16th Annual Keepers Of The Dream Awards

Posted 04/8/2014

MEDIA ADVISORY!!!MEDIA ADVISORY!!!MEDIA ADVISORY!!!  HIGH PROFILE LEADERS AND ENTERTAINERS TO JOIN REVEREND AL SHARPTON & NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN) WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9TH FOR THE 16TH ANNUAL KEEPERS OF THE DREAM AWARDS    Monday, April 07, 2014 (New York, NY) - Reverend Al Sharpton and the National Action Network (NAN) will host its 16th Annual Keepers of the Dream Awards Wednesday,…

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Rev. Sharpton And ‘shop And Frisk’ Retail Task Force To Meet With Nypd Commissioner William Bratton

Posted 04/3/2014

!!!MEDIA ADVISORY!!!MEDIA ADVISORY!!!   REV. SHARPTON AND ‘SHOP AND FRISK’ RETAIL TASK FORCE TO MEET WITH NYPD COMMISSIONER WILLIAM BRATTON   WHO: Rev. Al Sharpton, President, National Action Network William Bratton, Commissioner, NYPD Donna Lieberman, Executive Director, NYCLU Hazel Dukes, President, NAACP New York State Conference Isiah Hall, Associate, National Urban League Attorney Michael Hardy, NAN Executive…

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NYC Comptroller Scott M. Stringer Introduces Chief Diversity Officer Carra Wallace At NAN’s Saturday Action Rally

Posted 03/14/2014

******MEDIA ADVISORY****** NYC COMPTROLLER SCOTT M. STRINGER INTRODUCES CHIEF DIVERSITY OFFICER CARRA WALLACE AT NAN’S SATURDAY ACTION RALLY WHO: Rev. Al Sharpton, President National Action Network Scott M. Stringer, New York City Comptroller Carra Wallace, Chief Diversity Officer, New York City Comptroller’s Office Wendy Garcia, Deputy Chief Diversity Officer, New York City Comptroller’s Office WHERE: National Action Network…

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