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NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK FOUNDER REV. AL SHARPTON JOINS GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING POWERHOUSE JILL SCOTT, BISHOP T.D. JAKES AT ESSENCE FESTIVAL DURBAN 2017

Sep 22, 2017

 

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NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK FOUNDER REV. AL SHARPTON JOINS GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING POWERHOUSE JILL SCOTT, BISHOP T.D. JAKES AT ESSENCE FESTIVAL DURBAN 2017


National Action Network Founder and President Rev. Al Sharpton will joins Grammy Award-Winning songstress Jill Scott, Bishop T.D. Jakes and a host of other influential voices making waves across multiple industries at ESSENCE Festival Durban in South Africa, taking place September 26th-October 1st.

On September 27th, Rev. Sharpton will address the Durban Business Fair’s Trade Night, where SMME (Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises) who have displayed excellence, growth, competitiveness and innovation are awarded for their efforts with an aim to promote enterprise development and growth in the SMME Sector.

The ESSENCE Festival lineup will bring the multi-day arts, business and culture festival to life through a series of performances, discussions, exhibits, keynote addresses and enriching interactions celebrating the beautifully unique culture of South Africa through music, fashion, food, tech and more.

For more information on Essence Festival Durban, click here.

WHO:
Rev. Al Sharpton, Founder and President, National Action Network

WHAT:

ESSENCE Festival, Durban, South Africa

WHEN:
September 26th-October 1st, 2017

Rev. Sharpton to give keynote address at Durban Business Fair Trade Night, September 27th, 7:00p.m.

 

WHERE:
The Oyster Box Hotel
2 Lighthouse Rd, Umhlanga Rocks, Umhlanga, 419, South Africa

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About the National Action Network (NAN)
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.