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  • Outrage Over Octavia Spencer ‘Scary Bitch’ Label on ‘Red Band Society’ Poster

    Sep 16, 14 by Qwest7 9 Comments


    *Octavia Spencer is a “scary bitch” and the National Action Network L.A chapter is not pleased at all. According to media sources, the chapter has contacted Fox Studios to request them to discontinue a promotional poster it’s using for its new show, “Red Band Society.” The poster, which features descriptions of the featured actors on […]

  • National Action Network Wants CHP Officer That Beat Woman, ‘Fired!’

    Jul 5, 14 by Brainuser1 4 Comments


    *MEDIA ADVISORY: The L. A. chapter of the National Action Network is calling for L. A. County District Attorney Jackie Lacy to criminally prosecute the unidentified California Highway patrol officer for excessive use of force against an African American female who has refused to give her name to police. She was stopped by the officer […]

  • Sharpton’s National Action Network (NAN) Makes Changes in Senior Staff

    Jun 21, 14 by EurPublisher 2 Comments


    *New York, NY—Rev. Al Sharpton, President of National Action Network announced a major expansion of NAN’s senior staff today. Gearing up for the freedom summer campaign, NAN will target ten states to support voter engagement and fight voter suppression by providing critical ground support. NAN’s newly announced team members include: Rev. Nelson B. Rivers, VP […]

  • Al Sharpton, Najee Ali to Lead Protests At Staples Center Before Game 5

    Apr 29, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Civil rights activists and supporters plan to protest this afternoon outside Staples Center to demand the NBA suspend Clippers owner Donald Sterling after he allegedly made racist remarks on a recording, reports the Los Angeles Times. “We’re going to hold a public display of our displeasure and send a loud and clear message that we […]

  • Inaugural Fannie Lou Hamer Awards Take Place April 26, 2014

    Apr 11, 14 by Double XXposure Media 1 Comment


    *National Action Network (NAN) founder and president,  Rev. Al Sharpton is scheduled to kick-off the evening with welcome and greetings.  Tamika Mallory nationally recognized civil rights activist and the former National Executive Director of National Action Network (NAN) will serve as host for the occasion.  NAN’s National Conference is scheduled for April 9 – 12, 2014 in New York […]

  • U.S. Secretary of Education to Give Remarks at the NAN Annual Convention in New York City

    Apr 9, 14 by White House Office of Communications & Outreach Leave a comment


    *U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan (pictured) will give remarks at the National Action Network’s 15th annual convention on Wednesday, April 9, in New York City. He will deliver remarks during the convention’s Keepers of the Dream Awards Dinner. The convention honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and convenes influential national leaders […]