MLK Day 2018

News About MLK Day with NAN:

Deadline: New York Film & TV Workers Protest During MLK Day with Rev. Al Sharpton & Top Empire State Pols

amNY: Rally Against Racism held on MLK Day in Times Square

On MLK Day, New York’s Political Heavyweights Vow to Fight Trump

NY Daily News: Al Sharpton jokes about recruiting Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand for President after her rousing MLK Day speech

The Hill: Al Sharpton torches Trump in MLK Day Op-Ed

Governor Andrew Cuomo Speaks to the NAN House of Justice on MLK Day



Martin Luther King Day Civil Rights Breakfast

Mayflower Renaissance Hotel

1127 Connecticut Ave.

Washington, D.C. 20036

8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.


  • Rev. Al Sharpton, Founder and President, NAN
  • Tom Perez, Chair of the Democratic National Committee
  • Martin Luther King III, eldest son of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation of Teachers
  • Janaye Ingram, Director National Partnerships, Airbnb
  • Baxter Leach, 1968 Sanitation Striker, Memphis AFSCME Local 1733
  • Joe Madison, Civil Rights Activist and Radio Talk Show Host, SiriusXM Urban View


Martin Luther King Day Public Policy Forum

National Action Network House of Justice

106 W. 145th St.

New York, NY 10039

12:00 p.m.


  • Rev. Al Sharpton
  • Gov. Andrew Cuomo
  • Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand
  • Sen. Chuck Schumer
  • Rep. Adriano Espaillat
  • Rep. Carolyn Maloney
  • Rep. Jerrold Nadler
  • Rep. Gregory Meeks
  • Rep. Yvette Clark
  • Rep. Hakeem Jeffries
  • New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman
  • New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli
  • New York Senate Democratic Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins
  • New York Senator Jeff Klein
  • Mayor Bill de Blasio
  • New York City Public Advocate Letitia James
  • New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer
  • New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson
  • Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer
  • New York City’s Parking Production Assistants (PPAs), with support from the Communications Workers of America (CWA)
  • State and local elected officials and clergy


Martin Luther King Day Inaugural Newark Event

Metropolitan Baptist Church

149 Springfield Ave

Newark, NJ 07103

3:00 p.m.


  • Rev. Al Sharpton
  • Rev. Dr. David Jefferson, Chairman, NAN New Jersey
  • Ras Baraka, Mayor of Newark
  • Local elected officials and community leaders