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?

@kwellscomm tlcnaptown.com Sports The WNBA has withdrawn fines given out to teams and players for wearing black warm-up shirts before games in a show of support for citizens and police involved in recent shootings across the country and the #BlackLivesMatter movement. The teams fined included the Indiana Fever, New York Liberty, and Phoenix Mercury. (The […]

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."

  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…

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…

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…

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 Naughty By Nature and “Do It All” from Lords of the Underground traveled from New Jersey to be on ground zero. Watch this video of Treach making some raw and […]