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JOIN NAN FOR THE AUGUST 27TH MARCH AND RALLY ON WASHINGTON—–LET THE MASSES BE A PART OF THE OPENING OF THE KING MONUMENT AND STAND UP FOR POOR AND WORKING CLASS PEOPLE!

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REV. AL SHARPTON TO APPEAR ON MSNBC AT 6 P.M. EVERY DAY AS HE FILLS IN FOR CENT UYGUR STARTING TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2011 AT 6PM EST! TUNE IN AS REV. SHARPTON BRINGS YOU TOP POLITICAL ANALYSIS AND NATIONAL NEWS FEATURING SPECIAL GUESTS


AL SHARPTON SAYS GOODBYE TO GLENN BECK AND OFFERS SOME ADVICE



Rev. Al Sharpton appears on the BET Awards to appeal for support for tornado and flood victims in the South. Sunday, June 26, Los Angeles, CA


REV. SHARPTON ANNOUNCES CO-CHAIRS FOR NAN AUGUST 27TH MARCH ON WASHINGTON READ MORE


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THANKS TO THE ENTHUSIASM OF REV. AL SHARPTON’S TENS OF THOUSANDS OF LISTENERS WHO HAVE BEEN CALLING IN. NEWSONE.COM PRESENTS AN EXPANDED LIST OF THE SONGS THAT HAVE MEANT THE MOST TO US AS A COMMUNITY
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NAN Executive Director Tamika D. Mallory speaks at a rally against the killing of Albert Purnell Jr., an unarmed young man gunned down by Philadelphia police. The rally was organized by NAN’s Philadelphia chapter on June 15, 2011.


The White House Office of Public Engagement recently released a new webpage, www.whitehouse.gov/africanamericans, on whitehouse.gov. The webpage is a central resource to learn more about how the President’s agenda is Winning the Future among African-American communities. READ MORE


NEWS FROM THE PRESIDENT


The Way Forward At Home: When Osama bin Laden was captured and killed earlier this year, the resounding call throughout the nation was to bring our troops back home immediately. Wednesday night, the president responded. READ MORE


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NEWS


The “Her” in HIV: Recently, I was asked to promote National HIV Testing Day (June 27th) and I came across the most recent startling statistics regarding Black women. So of course, I got to thinking… Why are our numbers continuously rising when the overall numbers of those infected have remained somewhat steady, if not declining? READ MORE


CHAPTER NEWS


The NAN family welcomes our newest chapter, “The Greater Cleveland Chapter” Greater Abyssinia Baptist Church, 1161 East 105th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44108 READ MORE


NEWS FROM NAN’S WASHINGTON, DC BUREAU


In the Footsteps of a Soldier: I recently saw the movie “Barber of Birmingham” about one of the foot soldiers of the Civil Rights Movement, James Armstrong, and the realization of his dream of one day seeing a black man become President of the United States. James fought Bull Connor’s attack dogs for basic civil rights, including the right to vote. He fought for education, suing the Birmingham Board of Education to desegregate the public schools and won; his two young sons, David and Floyd, were the first to integrate the Birmingham schools in 1963. READ MORE


President Barack Obama & Rev. Al Sharpton at NAN’s 20th Anniversary national convention & Keepers of the Dream Awards April 6, 2011

Sharpton opens action network Iowa chapter