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.

NAN held their We Shall Not Be Moved march and rally in Washington; should a defined demand have been issued during the march?

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

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."

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…

There’s an old adage: “take two steps forward, one step back.” At times in the Black community, it seems like we take one step forward…

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…