Reverend Al Sharpton

Reverend Al Sharpton’s National Action Network provided hundreds of Harlem residents with free meals and COVID-19 testing on Christmas.

Reverend Al Sharpton’s National Action Network has teamed up with World Central Kitchen to provide thousands of meals for those in need amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The civil rights leader responded in a video.

Trayvon Martin’s parents help spread the message of peace while visiting Better Family Life’s Peace Festival in support of Michael Brown’s parents. The festival drew hundreds and a handful of celebrities, activists, and politcians including: Reverend Al Sharpton, Rapper David Banner, actor and author Hill Harper, and U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters. Michael Brown Sr. spoke […]

Challenged by MSNBC’s PoliticsNation host and activist, Rev. Al Sharpton, and Community Voices Heard, five New York City Democratic mayoral candidates, Bill Thompson, Christine Quinn, Anthony Weiner, Bill de Blasio, and John Liu grabbed sleeping bags last Saturday and spent the night with host families in East Harlem’s Lincoln Houses public housing development to experience the […]

US Attorney General Eric Holder faces a tough decision as civil rights group petition the Department of Justice to press federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, 29, who was found “not guilty” on second-degree murder and manslaughter charges Saturday night by a jury of 6 women — 5 white and one Hispanic — for […]

The Mississippi Chapter of the National Action Network (NAN), community leaders and local clergy in Natchez, Mississippi have joined forces to protest the vicious Tasering of Debra Pernell-Simmons, Vice-President of the Mississippi Chapter of NAN and a retired Detroit Public School teacher, by the Adams County Sheriff’s Department, as well as their larger culture of […]

UPDATE 06-10-13 — 3:00 A.M. EST: NAN To Protest Brutality In Front Of Natchez-Adams County Miss. Sheriff’s Dept. [VIDEO] ———————————————————————————————————————– UPDATE 06-04-13 — 10:00 P.M. EST: Ms. Pernell-Simmons has been released from jail. The Mississippi Chapter of NAN plans to return to Natchez, MS for another rally. ———————————————— UPDATE 06-04-13 — 7:55 A.M. EST: NewsOne […]

Starting this Friday on Aug. 17, the Rev. Al Sharpton and the National Action Network (NAN) will begin its “Occupy the Corners” initiative in New York City to help curb the rising tide of gun violence in the African American community. SEE ALSO: It’s Time To Occupy The Corners It is an initiative that Rev. […]

[ooyala code=”hvbDFvNDoRTxDMv1ypXIdXnvTJxl1Xf5″] Rev. Al Sharpton told NewsOne that he regularly called his mother, Ada Sharpton, every Sunday when she was alive and it hurts him that he no longer has those phone conversations with her. During the final years of his mother’s life, Rev. Sharpton says his mother did not recognize him. But he says […]

Eric Holder and a cadre of heavy-hitting Obama Administration officials will kick off the annual National Action Network’s (NAN) national convention next week in Washington, D.C. Most of the panel discussions will focus on issues that voters, especially African-Americans, will have in mind when they step into ballot box come November. The four-day convention, beginning […]