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Bertha Lewis—founder of the Black Institute, charter member of the left-wing Working Families Party and former CEO of Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now—claimed today that President Donald Trump and the Republican Party are “out to kill you,” and argued it is up to organized labor to step up and “lead the resistance.” 620 more words
Applause greeted President Donald Trump aide Omarosa Manigault when she approached the podium at Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network convention this afternoon—but the civil rights leader and political commentator Angela Rye offered a harsh reproach to her and her boss after she resumed her seat. 656 more words
Former Attorney General Eric Holder used his speech on the first morning of Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network convention to warn that voting rights—particularly those of communities of color—are currently “under siege” by Republican voter identification laws. 493 more words
A civil rights convention is kicking off Wednesday in midtown.
For the next three days elected officials and faith leaders will join grassroots organizers for the 26th Annual National Action Network Convention titled “Everything Is At Stake.” 56 more words