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Rev. Al Sharpton Asks Harvard if it Has Black Endowment Managers

| April 9, 2020 Civil rights leader the Rev. Al Sharpton last month asked Harvard University to disclose whethe Read more

Bill Clinton, Activists, and Others Honored at King Day Celebration

by | January 20, 2020
At the National Action Network’s Martin Luther King Day Civil Rights Breakfast, the organizat [...] Read more

Lawmakers Gather at the National Action Network Legislative Conference

by | November 14, 2019
Representatives and Senators gathered for the National Action Network Legislative Conference in [...] Read more

Rev. Al Sharpton Named Fisk University Commencement Speaker

by | April 13, 2019
Fisk University has announced that civil rights activist the Reverend Al Sharpton will be the c [...] Read more

National Action Network Convention Explores the Complex Legacy of Frederick Douglass

by Sara Weissman | April 3, 2019
Dr. David Blight, a historian at Yale University, discussed his new book on abolitionist Freder [...] Read more

SUNY Old Westbury President, Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts III Announces Retirement

by | March 14, 2019
The Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts III, the longest-serving president of SUNY Old Westbury and pastor [...] Read more

Politicians Honor Legacy of King

by | January 21, 2019
Former Vice President Joe Biden was among the dozens of political leaders — and potential 202 [...] Read more

Federal Policy Priorities Outlined at National Action Network Conference

| November 13, 2018
Voting rights, health care, economic uplift and criminal justice reform are key legislative pol [...] Read more

Higher Ed Mulls Supreme Court Ruling Against Mandatory Union Fee

| June 27, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling Wednesday against a mandatory labor union fee for nonmember p [...] Read more

Oxford University Criticized for Dismal Diversity Record

by | June 6, 2018
One of the most prestigious universities in the world is under fire for its dismal record in ad [...] Read more

Black Intellectuals Tasked With Forging Connections

by Lois Elfman | April 19, 2018
At a time when many see a reinforcement of racism and oppression, a panel of Black intellectua [...] Read more

Renowned Social Justice Expert Is Optimistic About the Possibilities

by | March 19, 2018
Maya Wiley came to understand social injustice at a young age, partly by listening directly to [...] Read more

Civil Rights Icon Wyatt Tee Walker Dies

by | January 23, 2018
The Rev. Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker, who served as an architect of the early civil rights campaigns i [...] Read more

Context Needed in Coverage of Libya Slave Trade, Media Experts Say

by | December 4, 2017
The auctioning of hundreds of African immigrants in Libya is perhaps one of the most underrepor [...] Read more

As Tax Plan Rolls Out, Activists Stake Claim for Diversity

by | November 2, 2017
On the same day that House Republicans rolled out a sweeping new tax plan that critics say favo [...] Read more
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