National Action Network

Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America march across Brooklyn Bridge (Credit: CBS 2)

New Yorkers Rally To End Violence At Events In Brooklyn, Manhattan

The parents of a Brooklyn boy who was stabbed to death are calling for an end to violence with a rally in Harlem.

06/14/2014

Dr. Maya Angelou (Photo Credit: Steve Exum/Getty Images)

National Action Network Honors Maya Angelou With Harlem March

The National Action Network hosted a rally to honor the life of the late Maya Angelou on Saturday.

05/31/2014

President Barack Obama addresses members of the National Action Network at their 16th annual convention at the Sheraton New York Times Square on April 11, 2014 (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Obama Speaks At Sharpton’s National Action Network Convention In Times Square

The group is holding its annual convention at a Times Square hotel. Some major traffic problems are expected in the area as a result of the president’s visit.

04/11/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at a news conference in Harlem on April 8, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Al Sharpton Opens Conference One Day After Admitting To Helping FBI

Sharpton acknowledged Tuesday that he helped the feds investigate New York Mafia figures, even making secret recordings that appeared to help bring down a mob boss.

04/09/2014

Cyclists ride from Newtown, Conn. to Washington D.C. on March 8, 2014 (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Cyclists Head From Newtown To D.C. In Continued Call For Stronger Gun Legislation

The group is headed to D.C. in an attempt to convince members of Congress that it’s time for stronger gun legislation in the United States.

03/08/2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Kicks Off Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend With Speech At Sharpton Headquarters

In his brief Saturday appearance at the National Action Network meeting hall, Cuomo talked about his initiatives in education, criminal justice policy and gun control.

01/18/2014

A police cruiser parked outside of the Kings Plaza Mall on Friday night. (Credit CBS 2)

Kings Plaza Mall Drops Policy Restricting Minors From Entry

Kings Plaza shopping center in Brooklyn has decided to lift a policy that forbade minors unaccompanied by adults, following a violent melee last week.

12/29/2013

Black and Jewish leaders hold a news conference on Dec. 15, 2013, to denounce the recent spate of "knockout game" attacks. (credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010  WINS)

Black, Jewish Leaders Unite To Condemn ‘Knockout Game’ Attacks

Leaders of the black and Jewish communities joined together Sunday on the steps of Brooklyn Supreme Court to repudiate the violent “knockout game.”

12/15/2013

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bratton, de Blasio Invoke Mandela At Rally With Rev. Al Sharpton

Soon-to-return NYPD Commissioner William Bratton was making the rounds with Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio Saturday, including a stop at the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network.

12/07/2013

Al Sharpton

Sharpton, Other Civil Rights Leaders Launch Fight Against ‘Knockout Game’

The Rev. Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders have launched a social media campaign in an effort to stop the violent “knockout game.”

12/04/2013

Al Sharpton

Report: Sharpton Set To Meet With Macy’s CEO Over Racial Profiling Claims

The Rev. Al Sharpton was set to meet with the chief executive officer of Macy’s Monday to talk about allegations of racial profiling, according to a published report.

11/03/2013

Avonte Oquendo Flier

Prayer Vigil Held In Hopes That Avonte Oquendo Will Be Found

A prayer vigil was held Sunday asking for the safe return of Avonte Oquendo, the 14-year-old autistic boy who has been missing for more than three weeks.

10/27/2013

Missing person flyer for Avonte Oquendo is seen at the Times Square subway station on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 (credit: CBSNewYork)

Avonte Oquendo’s Family Rallies With Rev. Al Sharpton For Extensive Search

The family of Avonte Oquendo, the autistic teen who has been missing for more than two weeks, appealed to the public to help find the boy at the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network Saturday.

10/19/2013

A demonstrator outside the stop-and-frisk trial - March 18, 2013 (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Reverend Sharpton, Community Leaders Demand Deputy Inspector McCormack’s Suspension

The Reverend Al Sharpton and a group of community leaders called on Police Commissioner Kelly to suspend NYPD Deputy Inspector Christopher McCormack on Saturday.

03/23/2013

Gov. Cuomo Delivers State of State Address Jan 9, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Cuomo At Rally: Gun Violence Must Stop

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday that gun violence must stop, and illegal guns must come off the streets once and for all.

01/19/2013

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