National Action Network

From "Mothers of the Movement" to former attorney general Eric Holder and Bernie Sanders, the NAN convention is required attendance for those who are serious about the sanctity of Black life in America.

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The Alfred Olango shooting raises more questions about the nation's police. How should they respond to the mentally ill?

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During a discussion panel about the 2016 presidential race at this year's NAN conference, Armstrong Williams said candidates are making speeches that reference race "because they feel that’s what you want to hear today."

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A judge on Thursday ruled against releasing evidence presented to a grand jury that failed to indict a New York City police officer who administered…

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In August of 2013 several national Black Civil Rights organizations came together to set a Black Agenda. This conglomeration of organizations included the National Urban League,…

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In the wake of the Department of Justice’s scathing report on the Ferguson Police Department and their racially biased procedures, Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne…

Erica Garner, daughter of slain cigarette seller Eric Garner, says comments she made about Rev. Al Sharpton in a video released by conservative activist James O’Keefe‘s…

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UPDATED, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 8:35 p.m. E.T.: The live stream has concluded. During the presser, Rev. Al Sharpton announced a national march in  Washington, D.C. on Saturday,…

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…

  National Action Network (NAN) & Rev. Al Sharpton will hold NAN’s Inaugural Health Care Award Luncheon Honoring Health Care industry leaders serving communities of…

Wednesday marks the opening day for the 15th Annual National Action Network Convention, a gathering of civil rights, religious, and LGBT rights leaders headed by…

The Reverend Al. Sharpton (pictured above left) hosted the city’s first mayoral debate at his National Action Network headquarters Tuesday evening. Five Democratic mayoral hopefuls…