National Action Network

4/12/17- Rev. Al Sharpton talks to the Tom Joyner Morning about what to expect from the National Action Network Convention and the need for unity. Listen below.

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.

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

  Roland Martin talks to National Urban League’s Marc Morial about the lack of diversity at this year’s Oscars and the calling of a meeting with film studios to…

Every person deserves to be counted and given equal protection, not just some of us.

When footage surfaced of a Columbia, SC high school student being flipped in her desk and then dragged across the floor by a school resource…

Gil Scott Heron said in a 1970 poem, “the revolution will not be televised,” explaining in an interview years later that he meant change can’t…

The Hip Hop community is standing in solidarity with Baltimore in the wake of the Freddie Gray tragedy and the resulting civil unrest.  Treach from…

What do an anti-trafficking bill with the Hyde Amendment to prevent federal dollars being spent on abortions and Loretta Lynch have to do with each…

Al Sharpton’s annual National Action Network conference kicked off this week with a panel that allowed the mother of Michael Brown to reveal some startling truths about her troubles since losing…

While the nation witnessed countless protests, die-ins, and marches after the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, Garner’s widow, Esaw Snipes, was struggling to find the strength…

  Rev. Al Sharpton talks about the kick-off of the National Action Network today in New York. “We’re gong to focus on policing. We’re going…