National Action Network

So much is said about black men in popular media. It seems like every time you look up there’s another study with a bleak outlook being released, or there’s some talking head telling black men what their problem is. Well, NewsOne set out to talk to everyday black men about their concerns and goals. Here’s what black […]

The environmental issues that we deal with aren’t always discussed as we have conversations about justice, but this Earth Day, we need to pay attention to how our zip code impacts our overall health and quality of life. A few weeks ago, I joked on Instagram that it was time for people to get right […]

The dehumanization of African American children has long been an issue in our country. The similarities between stories like Emmett Till’s and Trayvon Martin’s illustrate that racism in America is still alive and well. How can we uplift young African American children when the world is constantly trying to knock them down? This was a topic discussed […]

The media undoubtedly has a huge influence on how many people perceive what goes on in the world. Often times the voice and tone used by different media outlets to convey information leave people misinformed about stories and, in the case of African Americans, an entire race. The Role of Media in Crafting the Social Narrative […]

President Barack Obama downplayed accusations of voter fraud by legislators who have introduced bills that have threatened to turn back decades­-old gains for African American and other voters and that he said must stay in place. SEE ALSO: Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Resigns “The right to vote is threatened today in a way that it […]

If you missed the second day of the National Action Network 2014 Convention, catch some of the highlights of what might have been the day’s hottest panel in NewsOne’s exclusive video recap. ALSO WATCH: “NAN Convention Day 1: What You Missed [VIDEO]“ Stay tuned to NewsOne for more coverage of the 2014 NAN Convention.

  1. Justice for Ramarley Graham: It’s been more than two years since the New York City Police Department broke down the door of unarmed 18-year-old Ramarley Graham’s Bronx home and shot him to death in front of his brother and grandmother. After initially failing to indict the officer who fired the fatal shots, the […]

Stay up-to-date with the events, panels, speakers, and attendees of the National Action Network’s annual conference, April 9-12, 2014.

If you missed the first day of the National Action Network 2014 Convention, catch some of the highlights of the panels in NewsOne’s exclusive video recap. The opening day’s sessions covered gun violence, upcoming elections, a plenary session with Attorney General Eric Holder, immigration, and a “Women’s Braintrust,” among other topics. ALSO READ: Attorney General Holder Addresses […]

Attorney General Eric Holder is clearly still incensed by a tense exchange with Rep. Louie Gohmert (R, Texas) yesterday during a House Judiciary Committee hearing. “The last five years have been defined by significant strides and by lasting reforms, even in the face of unprecedented, unwarranted, ugly and divisive adversity,” he told hundreds gathered in […]

If you can’t make it to New York City to take part in the annual National Action Network convention, you can still catch all the panels and events right here on Don’t miss appearances by Attorney General Eric Holder, Mayor Bill De Blasio, President Barack Obama and more. See the full schedule here.

As previously reported on NewsOne, President Barack Obama will headline this year’s National Action Network convention with an appearance and speech on Friday, April 11, 2014. For a chance to join in this historic event, NewsOne has arranged exclusive tickets to the event through the National Action Network. If you’re able to be in the […]