NAN Over the Years Press Releases

NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK ANNOUNCES SLATE OF EVENTS FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY IN NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY, AND WASHINGTON, D.C. TO REFLECT ON 50 YEARS SINCE DR. KING’S ASSASSINATION, FEATURING COUNTRY’S FOREMOST POLITICAL LEADERS

Jan 12

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NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK ANNOUNCES SLATE OF EVENTS FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY IN NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY, AND WASHINGTON, D.C. TO REFLECT ON 50 YEARS SINCE DR. KING’S ASSASSINATION, FEATURING COUNTRY’S FOREMOST POLITICAL LEADERS

 

Joined by prominent civil rights leaders and elected officials, Rev. Al Sharpton and NAN will host events all over the country on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his legacy of civil rights activism

                                                                                                                                                                                            

Rev. Al Sharpton and National Action Network (NAN) will welcome prominent elected officials and civil rights leaders at events all over the country on Monday to honor the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy. In Washington, DC one of the original 1968 sanitation strikers from Memphis AFSCME Local 1733 where Dr. King was killed will be honored. NAN chapters across the United States will recognize the holiday with civil rights events in Washington, D.C., New York City, Newark, N.J., Cleveland, Ohio, Charleston, S.C., Macon, Ga., and San Diego, Calif. The three events where Rev. Al Sharpton will be present are listed below.

 

WHEN:

Monday, January 15, 2018

 

SCHEDULE AND ATTENDEES:

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

Martin Luther King Day Inaugural Newark Event

Metropolitan Baptist Church

149 Springfield Ave

Newark, NJ 07103

3:00 p.m.

 

 

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About 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.

 

For more information go to www.nationalactionnetwork.net.