via BlackAmericaWeb: Get ready!! Rev Al Sharpton will have a new book out this fall…“Rise Up: Confronting a Country at the Crossroads” is coming out Sept. 15 Sharpton will look back at the Obama administration, the 2016 election of Donald Trump and the transformation of the Republican Party during Trump’s presidency. CLICK HERE to read […]
via BlackAmericaWeb: Reverend Al Sharpton reminds us to get our New Years resolutions together and to take them seriously. At the end of every year tons of people have their resolutions and by the end of that year the average person has forgotten what their new year’s resolution was. Rev Al encourages us to do better […]
via BlackAmericaWeb: A standing-room-only crowd packed into a church Thursday to celebrate the life of a 22-year-old black man who was shot to death by Sacramento police, prompting angry protests in California’s capital city and a resolve to force changes in police departments around the country. The musical and scriptural celebration of Stephon Clark’s life […]
via FirstLadyB: Meek Mill will get a visit from Rev. Al Sharpton. Rev. Al Sharpton plans to visit Meek Mill in jail on Monday at the Chester State Correctional Institution in Pennsylvania. Rev. Sharpton will meet with the rapper, as part of the criminal justice reform efforts by Sharpton’s National Action Network (NAN). Mill’s case led to outrage and […]
via FirstLadyB Rev. Al Sharpton daughter, Dominique Sharpton tied the knot over the weekend in Jamaica, Queens, NY. Dominique Sharpton, 30, married Dr. Marcus Alan Bright, 33, during a public (the invitation was open to everyone) ceremony in front of hundreds gathered inside The Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral in Jamaica, Queens, New York. CLICK HERE to read story
via DefenderNetwork: One thousand ministers are expected to converge on the nation’s capital next month as part of Rev. Al Sharpton and the National Action Network (NAN) Ministers March for Justice. The march will go from the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial to the Department of Justice on Monday, Aug. 28. The ministers, from all […]
11/16/16- Rev. Al Sharpton talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about moving past Trump’s election and the plan to protest January 14th 2017, a few days before number 45 is sworn in. “We’ve got to stand up that there will be no movement on the voting act and police reform. We need to […]
Howard University on Sunday honored Cathy Hughes, Founder and Chairperson of Radio One, Inc., the largest Black-owned multi-media company in the country, at the unveiling of the Cathy Hughes School of Communications.
homegoing service was attended by legendary members of the Black press like Les Payne and Ed Gordon. Kemba Smith — who was profiled nationally by Curry in Emerge magazine — and Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., spoke during the services, honoring the life of Curry.
getty image: Rev. Al Sharpton will not attend a march in Cleveland ahead of the Republican National Convention as previously planned. The Keep the Promise march has been canceled in light of the recent violent events in Dallas and across the country. The AIDS Healthcare Foundation will still go one with the Keep the Promise […]
Over the weekend, the 2015 Triumph Awards presented by Reverend Al Sharpton, National Action Network (NAN) and TV One, was filmed in Atlanta at 200 Peachtree. Hosted by actress Tichina Arnold, the ceremony – now in its 6th year – recognized the impact its honorees have made on our society. Recording artist and philanthropist Tyrese […]
*Atlanta – In a year defined by civil rights cases that have galvanized the country, National Action Network (NAN) and Reverend Al Sharpton are partnering with TV One to present the first-ever television broadcast of the Triumph Awards Hosted by Tichina Arnold, the ceremony will be filmed this Saturday, September 12, 2015 in Atlanta, GA, and will recognize the positive impact […]