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NYC Council Speaker Hopefuls Weigh in on Role of Race, Gender in Competition

At a justice forum hosted by Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network and other groups on Monday, Council members of color seeking to become speaker expressed concern about a white speaker addressing the needs of communities of color, and white candidates vowed to stand up for people of color and other marginalized groups. 1,174 more words

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National Action Network Board Asks Rev. Al Sharpton to Delay Plans to Step Down for Two Years

The Board Chair of National Action Network (NAN), Rev. Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson, has asked NAN Founder Rev. Al Sharpton to delay his plans to step down as President of NAN in 2019 upon his sixty-fifth birthday. 493 more words

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Emily Moore

Title: Founder, Executive Director
Company: Alliance Junior Development Program Inc

Title: Teacher
Company: Ulysses Byas Elementary School

Location: Roosevelt, NY United States
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Education

What Disrespects The American Flag: A Confederate flag. 

Margaret, last week six football players knelt during the national anthem.  This week it was 200.  And just like Colin Kaepernick, they weren’t making a statement about the flag. 18 more words

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More Dumb Reactions to the NFL Protest

These protests have NOTHING to do with disrespecting America’s veterans and men and women actively serving in the military. That’s already been established. I wish those who just want p… 20 more words

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A Morning Spent at the Church of Racial Justice 

A chapter meeting for the National Action Network (NAN)

“NO JUSTICE, NO PEACE!” a chaplain shouts into the audience.

“NO JUSTICE, NO PEACE!” the people in the pews shout back at the chaplain.

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ROCK SOUNDS OFF; Senate candidate defends use of Confederate flag in show; blasts those who refuse to stand for national anthem

DETROIT, MI — Rocker and possible Michigan senatorial candidate Kid Rock shot back at critics on Monday who ridiculed him for his use of Confederate flags in his shows and blasted professional athletes who refuse to stand for the national anthem during games. 570 more words