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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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STATEMENT BY REV. AL SHARPTON ON THE NEW YORK STATE SENATE MAJORITY CONFERENCE BUDGET REGARDING PRE-K AND AFTER SCHOOL FUNDING

Posted 03/13/2014

NATIONAL ACTION NETWORKReverend Al Sharpton, President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE— STATEMENT BY REV. AL SHARPTON ON THE NEW YORK STATE SENATE MAJORITY CONFERENCE BUDGET REGARDING PRE-K AND AFTER SCHOOL FUNDING March 13, 2014 (New York, NY)– ‘Today, the Senate Majority has decided to stand with the children of New York City. I commend Senate co-leaders Klein…

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President Barack Obama To Headline The National Action Network (NAN) 16th Annual National Convention April 9–12, 2014

Posted 03/11/2014

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA TO HEADLINE THE NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN) 16TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONVENTION APRIL 9– 12, 2014  NAN CONVENTION TO BE LARGEST GATHERING OF ACTIVISTS THIS YEAR ALSO PRESENTING WILL BE US ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC HOLDER, NEW YORK GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO, AND NYC MAYOR BILL de BLASIO  New York, NY –Rev. Al Sharpton announces…

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Rev. Al Sharpton To Be Joined By New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio And First Lady Chirlane Mccray at NAN’s Universal Pre-K Day Rally March 8th

Posted 03/7/2014

REV. AL SHARPTON TO BE JOINED BY NEW YORK CITY MAYOR BILL de BLASIO AND FIRST LADY CHIRLANE MCCRAY AT NAN’S UNIVERSAL PRE-K DAY RALLY MARCH 8TH WHO: Rev. Al Sharpton, President of National Action Network New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio New York First Lady Chirlane McCray Various elected officials New York clergy…

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STATEMENT BY REV. AL SHARPTON & NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN) REGARDING THE CITY OF NEW YORK’S DECISION TO END LAWSUIT CHALLENGING RACIAL PROFILING LAW

Posted 03/5/2014

NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK Reverend Al Sharpton, President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE— STATEMENT BY REV. AL SHARPTON & NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN) REGARDING THE CITY OF NEW YORK’S DECISION TO END LAWSUIT CHALLENGING RACIAL PROFILING LAW Wednesday, March 5, 2014 (New York, NY)—Rev. Al Sharpton and National Action Network applauds the City of New York’s decision to…

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