National Action Network

National Action Network (NAN) President Rev. Al Sharpton (pictured) visited the city of Ferguson, Mo., Tuesday, urging peace among demonstrators angered at the shooting death…

The family of Eric Garner joined Rev. Al Sharpton at the National Action Network in Harlem, New York to issue a statement on the medical examiner’s…

Why more people need to know about the Supreme Court’s recent decision that will allow unlimited money to be poured into elections and what we…

New York, NY — The National Action Network celebrated its annual Triumph Awards on Monday, June 2, 2014 celebrating the achievements and contributions of a…

Appearing in public for the first time since allegedly being slammed through a window by a New York City police officer, 14-year-old Javier Payne and his family…

The fervor surrounding Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and his alleged racist comments taken from a taped conversation between he and his girlfriend show…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…