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.

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."

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…

Hundreds of young people turned out to voice concerns about life growing up in Baltimore City. The National Action Network created a forum for dialogue between Baltimore youth and leaders of the City of Baltimore and the State of Maryland. The leaders in attendance included President of the NAN Rev. Al Sharpton, Larry Young, Sen. […]

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…

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,…

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…

Washington, D.C. hosted the most high-profile and traditional of Saturday’s protests against racial bias in the legal system.  The march and rally was organized by National Action…