National Action Network

2020 March on Washington: Families Decry ‘Two Systems of Justice’

Standing on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. famously laid out a vision for harmony between white and Black people 57 years ago, his son issued a sobering reminder about the persistence of police brutality and racist violence targeting Black Americans.

Ward AME and Nonprofits Share Free Cooked Meals with South L.A. Community

With COVID-19 impacting countless lives in South Los Angeles, Ward AME Church united with two nonprofits to lessen the pressure on individuals and families in need. Ward’s Artishia Wilkerson Jordan Women’s Missionary Society joined with the National Action Network (NAN) and World Central Kitchen (ECK) to launch a multiple-day distribution of restaurant-cooked meals for community members.   The program kicked-off on April 28 and will continue every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Using the church’s parking lots on Adams Blvd and Magnolia Avenue, the groups staged separate pick-up sites for pedestrians and motorists to receive the

Reject Charter School Bill: Black Parents, Civil Rights Groups Ask Gov. Newsom

In May, the state Assembly voted 44-19 in favor of the legislation.

If passed and signed into law, AB 1505 would strip away the existing right charter schools have to an appeal process if a local school board denies its petition for authorization or renewal.

Laster joined leaders of the California chapters of two prominent civil rights organizations, the National Action Network (NAN) and the National Urban League (NUL), for the meeting held at the Governor’s office at the Capitol. Both groups have been outspoken opponents of the legislation.

Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Campaign Message ‘Free Money, Jobs and Technology’

The cornerstone of Yang’s platform is the universal basic income (UBI). Yang describes the UBI as “a form of social security that guarantees a certain amount of money to every citizen within a given governed population, without having to pass a test or fulfill a work requirement.” Yang’s UBI proposal is a payment of $1,000 per month for every adult American citizen.

Los Angeles County Proposes to Ban the Sale of Menthol Cigarettes But Serious Unintended Consequences  

The National Action Network (NAN),one of the nation’s leading civil rights organizations with chapters throughout the entire United States, is focused on promoting a civil rights agenda that includes the fight for one standard of justice and equity for all people regardless of race, religion, nationality or gender. 

Rev. Al Sharpton to Speak at Southern Saint Paul

Heritage Sunday kicks-off on Feb. 17, at Southern Saint Paul Church with powerful messages by the Rev. Al Sharpton. Pastor Xavier L. Thompson announced that Sharpton’s appearance is part of the church’s Black History Month celebration, which will be observed at both campuses where Thompson serves as the under-shepherd. Calvary Baptist Church, located at 12928 Vaughn St., in San Fernando, will host Sharpton at 9:30 a.m. He will preach at the 11:15 a.m. worship at Southern Saint Paul, 4678 W. Adams Blvd., in Los Angeles. Sharpton is an internationally known civil rights activist, Baptist minister, television/radio talk show host and

Rev. Al Sharpton Sells Rights of His Life Story to His Non-Profit National Action Network for $531,000

Rev. Al Sharpton who is currently in South Africa hosting an MSNBC broadcast on the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela, confirmed to the NY Post the sale of his life story to his non-profit National Action Network. NAN brought the rights for $531,000. Sharpton is the founder and president of the organization and is set to retire within the next couple of years. Sharpton told the NY Post, “the idea for the deal came from two NAN board members, whom he would not name. He said they wanted to create a source of revenue for the civil-rights organization after he steps down in

NAN Confirms Ronald Eskew aka “Najee Ali” was dumped for abusing his wife

Ronald Eskew (AKA Najee Ali) has spent the past two weeks trying to minimize and spin his dismissal from National Action Network.  He has attacked his friend and loyal supporter, the Reverend K.W. Tulloss, both in publicly and in private, while trying to deflect blame for his own malicious actions and demons.

Najee Ali Ousted From National Action Network After Wife Says He Beat Her

Ronald Todd Eskew, better known as Najee Ali is out as the National Action Network (NAN) Los Angeles Chapter’s political director after his current wife came forward about being physically abused by him. In the wake of the allegations, NAN both locally in Los Angeles and nationally under the leadership and direction of Rev. Al Sharpton have cut all ties from Ali.

DA Jackie Lacey Refuses To Prosecute CHP! WHY?

Community Leaders and members of the National Action Network’s Los Angeles Chapter are calling for L.A. County District Attorney Jackie Lacey to step down in light of her decision not to file charges against a California Highway Patrol officer who was videotaped beating a homeless woman in 2014. Lacey noted that in her review of the evidence, officer Daniel Andrew used necessary force to protect himself and mentally ill homeless woman Marlene Pinnock who later won a million dollar settlement in the case. But community leaders called the beating, for which officer Daniel was eventually fired, “savage” and are citing