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REV. AL SHARPTON, MAJOR CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS & CLERGY DISCUSS MARCHES AND RALLIES TO MONITOR TRUMP ADMINISTRATION CONFIRMATION HEARINGS & NOMINEE SELECTIONS

Dec 02, 2016

 

 

 

For Immediate Release

December 2, 2016

 

Contact:

Rachel Noerdlinger – rnoerdlinger@mercuryllc.com

Kate Lucadamo – klucadamo@mercuryllc.com

Jessica Kosmider jkosmider@mercuryllc.com

 

REV. AL SHARPTON, MAJOR CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS & CLERGY DISCUSS MARCHES AND RALLIES TO MONITOR TRUMP ADMINISTRATION CONFIRMATION HEARINGS & NOMINEE SELECTIONS

 

MLK Jr. Weekend Will Kick Off Demonstrations to Highlight Critical Issues Including Voting Rights, Criminal Justice Reform, Health Insurance, and Economic Inequity 

 

The first rally is Six-Days Before President-Elect Trump’s Inauguration

 

WHO:

Civil Rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton along with national clergy and civil rights group leadership

 

WHERE:

The National Press Club

National Press Club, 529 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20045

 

WHEN:

Monday, December 5, 2016 – 10:00 a.m.

 

BACKGROUND:

National Action Network will discuss “We Shall Not Be Moved,” a series of marches and demonstrations that will start during a march on Jan. 14, 2017 in Washington. This march is planned to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr., and to give notice that a collective body of Americans are dedicated to continuing the mission Dr. King. 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. “These marches are crucial because we don’t want anger over the outcome of the presidential election to derail Americans from fighting for civil rights,” said Rev. Al Sharpton, the Keynote speaker and organizer of the March.

The kick-off rally will also feature many speakers to include; political leaders, community representatives, and diverse, faith-based leaders.

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.