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NAN 2018 Convention is Biggest in History, See Here News Coverage

Apr 24

 

Print/Online:

CNN
#2020Vision: The Sharpton Primary; Sanders hits media coverage of Trump scandals; Merkley, Murphy team up on healthcare bill

By: Eric Bradner, Gregory Krieg, Caroline Kenny

April 22, 2018

 

CNN

Donald who? 202 prospects hit New York for ‘temperature tour’

By: Gregory Krieg

April 20, 2018

 

The Washington Post

Black voters warn Democrats with 2020 ambition about taking them for granted

By: David Wiegel

April 20, 2018

 

Fox News

Eric Holder hints at 2020 presidential run with important New Hampshire appearance

By: Paulina Dedaj

April 19, 2018

 

Associated Press

Dems to black activists: Trump is ‘the darkness’

By: Steve Peoples

April 20, 2018

*Also ran in: The New York Times, The Star Herald, The Daily Star, The Columbia Missourian, the Raleigh News and Observer, KTBS (Shreveport, LA), WHIO (Dayton, OH), WPRI (Providence, RI), Watertown Daily Times (WI), WDUN (GA), Bluefield Daily Telegraph (WV), Killeen Daily Herald (TX)

 

The New York Times

Cuomo plans to restore voting rights to paroled felons

By: Vivian Wang

April 18, 2018

*Also ran in The Buffalo News

 

The Washington Post

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signs executive order giving parolees in his state the right to vote

By: John Wagner

April 18, 2018

 

Associated Press / The Guardian

Cory Booker urges voters to use their power – as Dems come out for ‘Sharpton Primary’

By: Guardian Staff/Agencies

April 20, 2018

 

NEWSONE

Trump’s war on civil rights will be a focus of the 2018 NAN convention

By: Nigel Roberts

April 16, 2018

NEWSONE

Al Sharpton Leads a call to defend civil rights from Trump’s Attacks

BY: Nigel Roberts

April 19, 2018

 

Politico

Kamala Harris’ rapid rise confounds California

By: David Siders

April 19, 2018

 

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, USA Today

Andrew Cuomo to grant voting rights to paroled felons in New York

By: Jon Campbell & Josh Spector

April 18, 2018

 

BLAVITY

Oh no, Senator, what is you doing? Sen. Cory Booker blames Trump’s win on low black voter turnout

By: Tonja Renee Stidhum

April 23, 2018

 

Bloomberg Politics

Elizabeth Warren to Black voters: “all our fights are interconnected”

By: Steve Peoples

April 20, 2018

 

Slate

Holder 2020?

By: Jamelle Bouie

April 18, 2018

 

NY1
Through executive order, Cuomo grants NY parolees right to vote

By: Josh Robin

April 18, 2018

 

NY Daily News

The Chances New York’s parolees deserve

Editorial

April 20, 2018

 

Amsterdam News

National action Network wraps up national convention

By: Cyril Josh Barker

April 18, 2018

 

Buzzfeed News

Cory Booker wants the social justice mantle on Marijuana

By: Darren Sands & Ruby Cramer

April 20, 2018

 

Buzzfeed News
The “Sharpton Primary” is back and the last democrat to win it became president

By: Darren Sands

April 20, 2018

 

Buzzfeed News

Stephon Clark’s Family Is “Disheartened” By The White House Calling His Shooting A “Local Matter”

By: Darren Sands

April 18, 2018

 

The Root

NAN convention arrives just as civil rights progress is taking its biggest hit in decades

By: Terrell Jermaine Starr

April 11, 2018

 

The Root

Eric Holder talks like he’s running for president

By: Terrell Jermaine Starr

April 18, 2018

 

The Root

Sen. Cory Booker Believes That African Americans Have Themselves to Blame for Republican Victories

By: Stephen A. Crockett Jr.

April 23, 2018

 

The Root

Bernie Sanders spoke to a crowd of Black folks and he didn’t screw it up this time

By: Terrell Jermaine Starr

April 20, 2018

 

The Root

Chirlane McCray Is Making Mental Health an Open Discussion, and We’re the Better for It

By: Terrell Jermaine Starr

April 19, 2018

 

The Grio

By: TheGrio

Senator Cory Booker advocates for increased voter turnout

April 23, 2018

 

Colorlines

New York Governor restores voting rights to parolees

By: Alfonso Serrano

April 19, 2018

 

Caribbean Life

NAN’s 2018 confab focuses on Trump, civil rights

By: Vinette K. Pryce

April 19, 2018

 

NJ.com

Phil Murphy is facing some rough seas with his school spending plan

By: Paul Mulshine

April 19, 2018

 

The Observer

NYC First Lady: police shootings of emotionally disturbed “did not have to be”

By: Madina Toure

April 19, 2018

 

The Observer

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Moves to Grant 35,000 New York parolees the right to vote

By: Madina Toure

April 18, 2018

 

Real Clear Politics

Kamala Harris: People don’t want to wait until 2020 to help them

By: Tim Hains

April 22, 2018

 

BOSSIP

Common, #MeToo’s Tarana Burke, MSNBC’s Joy Ann Reid & More Honored At “Keepers Of The Dream” Awards

By: Jennifer Cunningham

April 20, 2018

 

Washington Examiner

Democratic presidential hopefuls hit Trump at Al Sharpton confab

By: Laura Barron-Lopez

April 21, 2018

 

Washington Free Beacon

Gillibrand: The Country’s Ready for a Woman President

By: David Rutz

April 22, 2018

 

Washington Free Beacon

Sanders Rips ‘Conservative Democrats’ Who Attacked His Remarks About Obama

By: David Rutz

April 23, 2018

 

Page Six

Joe Tacopina headlines legal panel for Sharpton’s National Action Network

By: Ian Mohr

April 18, 2018

 

AFRO, The Black Media Authority

As one generation is honored another looks forward

By: Lisa Snowden-McCray

March 29, 2018

 

Breitbart

Governor Cuomo to restore voting rights to 35,000 New York felons

By: Penny Starr

April 19, 2018

 

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

It’s time to secure the vote

By: Khalilah L. Brown-Dean

April 22, 2018

 

Fox 23 (Sacramento)
Stephon Clark police shooting: new videos confirm delay in medical aid, show more muted body cameras

By: Crystal Bonvillian

April 17, 2018

 

Fox News

Fox News First: Trump says he’ll leave Kim summit if talks aren’t productive; Cuomo’s “power grab” in NY

April 20, 2018

 

Fox News Insider

Watters: Gov. Cuomo Trying to Be the ‘Anti-Trump Crusader’

April 19, 2018

 

Guns.com

Eric Holder may run for President in 2020

By: Chris Eger

April 19, 2018

 

Conservative Tribune

Gov. Cuomo gives 35,000 felons right to vote in New York mere months before election

By: Joe Saunders

April 19, 2018

 

Broadway World

Common, Joy-Ann Reid, & more to highlight National Action Network’s Keepers of the Dream Awards

By: TV News Desk

March 27, 2018

 

 

Television Packages:

 

Fox News Channel

Eric Holder Hints at 2020 Presidential Run

April 19, 2018

 

MSNBC

AM Joy: NAN Convention, Interview with Rev Sharpton

April 21, 2018

 

Headline News

Parolees: Vote By Executive Fiat

April 19, 2018

 

NY 1

Cuomo Executive Order at NAN Convention

April 18, 2018

*Note: This headline segment ran several times throughout the day and night on Wednesday.

 

NBC 4 – WNBC

Cuomo Executive Order on Parolees

April 18, 2018

 

Fox 5 – WNYW

NYS To Allow Parolees To Vote

April 18, 2018

 

Fox 5 – WNYW

Sharpton Statement on Eric Garner News

April 20, 2018

 

WNET (Local PBS)

New York Now: Cuomo Executive Order

April 21, 2018

 

News 12 Bronx

De Blasio on Mass Incarceration at NAN Convention

April 18, 2018

 

 

 

Reporters and Outlets Present at Convention

 

AP – Steve Peoples

The NY Times – Greg Howard, Vivian Wang

Washington Post – David Weigel, John Wagner

The Daily News – Noah Goldberg, Leonard Greene

The NY Post – Carl Campanile

CNN – Michele Tasoff, Gregory Crieg

Fox News Channel – Marta Denis, Rob Ginnane

Buzzfeed – Darren Sands,

Afro – Lisa Snowden-McCray

The Daily Beast – Gideon Resnick

Slate, Jamelle Bouie

Blavity, Tonja Renee Stidhum

Bossip – Jennifer Cunningham

The Root – Terrell Starr

Politico

NBC 4

CBS 2

Fox 5

PIX 11

1010 WINS

NY 1 – Josh Robin

WNYC – Brigid Bergin

BET – Chanel Joyles

KAZI Radio 88.7FM

The Observer, Madina Toure

Mass Appeal – Naomi Wright, Chris Frierson

European Pressphoto Agency

MSNBC News Radio

The Positive Community Magazine

Gary’s Video & Photos – Gary Battle

News One – Nigel Roberts

MNN

World Liberty TV

City of Newark TV

African Vision Network

Inside NY – Joan Allen

OnMogul – Judith Davis