MARCH ON WASHINGTON KICK-OFF RALLY FEATURING KEYNOTE SPEAKER REVEREND AL SHARPTON OF THE NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK HOSTED BY NATIONAL CAPITOL BAPTIST CONVENTION’S PRESIDENT, REVEREND CHARLES MCNEILL—
DATE: Monday, December 5th, 2016
LOCATION: Southern Friendship Baptist Church
4444 Old Branch Avenue,
Temple Hills, MD 20748
TIME: 6:30 PM
National Action Network launches “We Shall Not Be Moved” Kick-Off Rally on Monday, December 5th, 2016, to raise awareness and support for its’ January 14th, 2017, March in Washington. This march is planned to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr., and to give notice that a collective body of Americans are dedicated and fully committed to moving the legacy and mission Dr. King forward. The National Action Network is calling for President-Elect Trump and congress to protect voting and civil rights, access to quality healthcare as well as police reform. “The 2017 March holds significant importance. The tone of our effort is in direct response to the resent Presidential Election’s outcome.”, says Rev., Al Sharpton, the Keynote speaker and organizer of the March. “We want to bring all people, together and have a national response noting our intent.” Says Sharpton.
Sharpton is an American Civil Rights Activist, Baptist Minister, television/radio talk show host and President Barack Obama’s, White House adviser.
The kick-off rally will also feature many speakers to include; political leaders, community representatives, and diverse, faith-based leaders.
The Rally’s Host and President of the National Capitol Baptist Convention, Reverend Charles McNeill; says; “This is an important time in the lives of all people and it’s necessary for us to Network, Educate and Worship together so that we can collectively make a stronger community, despite current national tensions.”
Prior to the community rally, Rev. Sharpton will hold an 11am press conference at the National Press Club. Rev. Sharpton will also speak to local Baptist ministers at 1pm at the Missionary Baptist Ministers Conference of DC and Vicinity, held at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, N.E. Washington, DC.
About National Action Network
National Action Network is one of the leading civil rights organizations in the Nation with chapters throughout the entire United States. Founded in 1991 by Reverend Al Sharpton, NAN works within the spirit and tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to promote a modern civil rights agenda that includes the fight for one standard of justice, decency and equal opportunities for all people regardless of race, religion, nationality or gender.
About National Capital Baptist Convention
Organized in 1961 as a conventional home for local Baptist congregations, the National Capital Baptist Convention focuses on networking-connecting and working with other non-profits, grassroots organizations, local government and political leaders for resources and assistance. Educating to enhance the mental and spiritual growth of society, while inspiring integrity and creating values. Worshiping is recognizing the goodness of God with an expression that is reflective of his grace
For more info contact : Rev. Charles McNeil 301-366-5089 | [email protected]