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STATEMENT FROM NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN) ON THE OFFICER INVOLVED IN SHOOTING DEATH OF NEW JERSEY MAN JERAME C. REID

Posted 01/22/2015

NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK Reverend Al Sharpton, President Thursday, January 22, 2015 STATEMENT FROM NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN) ON THE OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING DEATH OF NEW JERSEY MAN JERAME C. REID “National Action Network (NAN) supports calls for the State Attorney General to investigate the case of Jerame C. Reid. The 36-year-old New Jersey man was…

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REV. AL SHARPTON TO TRAVEL TO THE UNITED KINGDOM FOR ATWO-DAY TRIP WHERE HE WILL MEET WITH MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT, SPEAK AT OXFORD UNIVERSITY, SPEAK AT VOTER UNITY RALLY, & PREACH IN BRIXTON

Posted 01/22/2015

Rev. Sharpton’s United Kingdom itinerary includes: Friday, January 23, 2015 • Rev. Sharpton to join as a special guest at a roundtable with Community Leaders at the House of Parliament in Westminster, London. • Rev. Sharpton to address the Oxford University event at The Oxford Union. • Rev. Sharpton to host his MSNBC PoliticsNation show,…

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NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN) & REV. AL SHARPTON TO HOLD ‘BE LIKE KING’ DAY WITH FOUR EVENTS IN TWO CITIES, COMMEMORATING THE MLK HOLIDAY IN THE SPIRT OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.—URGING PEOPLE TO EMULATE HIS EXAMPLE IN STANDING FOR JUSTICE & AGAINST SENSELESS VIOLENCE

Posted 01/18/2015

WHEN: MONDAY, JANUARY 19, 2015  WASHINGTON, D.C. 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. EST Rev. Al Sharpton and National Action Network (NAN) to host annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast, honoring leaders fulfilling the vision and tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Last year United States Vice President, Joe Biden delivered the keynote address. This year NAN…

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STATEMENT BY NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN) GENERAL COUNSEL & EVP MICHAEL A. HARDY ON THE NEW YORK STATE GOVERNOR’S COMMISSION ON YOUTH, PUBLIC SAFETY AND JUSTICE

Posted 01/18/2015

STATEMENT BY NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN) GENERAL COUNSEL & EVP MICHAEL A. HARDY ON THE NEW YORK STATE GOVERNOR’S COMMISSION ON YOUTH, PUBLIC SAFETY AND JUSTICE  January 19, 2015 (New York, NY)– “I am honored to have had the opportunity to serve on the Governor’s Commission on Youth, Public Safety and Justice. I am confident that…

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STATEMENT BY REV. SHARPTON BLASTING THE LACK OF DIVERSITY IN TODAY’S OSCAR NOMINATIONS

Posted 01/15/2015

NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK Reverend Al Sharpton, President STATEMENT BY REV. AL SHARPTON BLASTING THE LACK OF DIVERSITY IN TODAY’S OSCAR NOMINATIONS— SHARPTON CALLS FOR MEETING WITH NAN TASK FORCE IN HOLLYWOOD TO ASSESS ACTION January 15, 2015 (New York, NY)— “The lack of diversity in today’s Oscar nominations is appalling and while it is good…

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REV. AL SHARPTON & NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN) TO HOLD “BE LIKE KING” EVENTS IN HONOR OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. ON JANUARY 19TH INCLUDING THE ANNUAL BREAKFAST IN WASHINGTON, D.C. & THE ANNUAL PUBLIC POLICY FORUM IN NEW YORK CITY— REV. SHARPTON, ALONG WITH THE FAMILIES OF ERIC GARNER & AKAI GURLEY & MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY, TO CARAVAN TO A WREATH-LAYING AT THE SITE WHERE DETECTIVES WENJIAN LIU & RAFAEL RAMOS WERE KILLED, THEN HOLD A PRAYER VIGIL AT THE PINK HOUSES WHERE AKAI GURLEY WAS KILLED, & END WITH A CANDLELIGHT VIGIL AT THE SITE WHERE ERIC GARNER WAS KILLED

Posted 01/10/2015

January 10, 2015 (New York, NY)–Rev. Al Sharpton and National Action Network (NAN) will hold national “Be Like King” events honoring and promoting the work Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the Dr. King observed holiday. The day’s events will begin in Washington, D.C with NAN’s annual MLK Jr. breakfast. Rev. Al Sharpton will then…

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NEW YORK POST BUSTED FOR EIGHT YEAR OLD FRONT PAGE EXPOSÉ THAT IS THE SAME AS THE DISCREDITED STORY THEY DID IN 2008

Posted 01/4/2015

NEW YORK POST BUSTED FOR EIGHT YEAR OLD FRONT PAGE EXPOSÉ THAT IS THE SAME AS THE DISCREDITED STORY THEY DID IN 2008  January 4, 2015 (New York, NY)– On a weekend where New York City is burying the second officer who was viciously slain, and as we mourn the passing of our former Governor…

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STATEMENT FROM REV. AL SHARPTON ON THE PASSING OF NEW YORK GOVERNOR MARIO CUOMO

Posted 01/1/2015

NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK Reverend Al Sharpton, President Thursday, January 1, 2015 STATEMENT FROM REV. AL SHARPTON ON THE PASSING OF NEW YORK GOVERNOR MARIO CUOMO “The passing of Governor Mario Cuomo is a true loss to the nation, the state and lovers of civil rights and liberties. He was the last liberal giant of New…

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REV. AL SHARPTON TO BE JOINED BY THE WIDOW & MOTHER OF ERIC GARNER FOR A PRESS CONFERENCE TOMORROW AT NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN), DENOUNCING THE KILLING OF THE TWO NYPD OFFICERS & ANY CONNECTION OF ERIC GARNER’S NAME TO ANY VIOLENCE—THE GARNER’S WILL OFFER PRAYERS FOR THE FAMILIES

Posted 12/20/2014

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** REV. AL SHARPTON TO BE JOINED BY THE WIDOW & MOTHER OF ERIC GARNER FOR A PRESS CONFERENCE TOMORROW AT NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN), DENOUNCING THE KILLING OF THE TWO NYPD OFFICERS & ANY CONNECTION OF ERIC GARNER’S NAME TO ANY VIOLENCE—THE GARNER’S WILL OFFER PRAYERS FOR THE FAMILIES— REV. SHARPTON TO THEN…

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STATEMENT FROM REV. AL SHARPTON ON THE POLICE SHOOTING IN BROOKLYN, NY TODAY

Posted 12/20/2014

NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK Reverend Al Sharpton, President Saturday, December 20, 2014 STATEMENT FROM REV. AL SHARPTON ON THE POLICE SHOOTING IN BROOKLYN, NY TODAY “I have spoken to the Garner family and we are outraged by the early reports of the police killed in Brooklyn today, Any use of the names of Eric Garner and…

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