Posts tagged: Rev. Al Sharpton - Diverse
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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

Religious Leaders March Against Trump Direction

by Catherine Morris | August 28, 2017
Sikhs and Buddhist monks, rabbis, reverends and ministers rallied in the nation’s capital Mon [...] Read more

NCORE a Logical Place to Advance Conversations About Race

by | June 4, 2017
If anyone was ever under the illusion that the election of Barack Obama had somehow signaled th [...] Read more
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