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Rev. Al Sharpton’s NAN 4-Day Convention 2017 With Spike Lee, MC Lyte, Harper Hill, Chirlane McCray & More by Photojournalist Lisa Pacino

Reverend Al Sharpton’s National Action Network (NAN) annual four day convention, The Sheraton Times Square Hotel, New York, April 26-29, 2017.

Filmmaker and director Spike Lee, panel discussion. Photograph by Lisa Pacino.

The Convention honorees, speakers, and attendees included NAN’s President Rev. Al Sharpton, Harry Belafonte, Pamela Frank-Belafonte (Harry’s wife), Martin Luther King III, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya Richardson-Jackson, New York First Lady Chirlane McCray, Spike Lee, Hip Hop star MC Lyte, Harper Hill, Reverend Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson, Professor Susannah Heschel the Daughter of Rabbi Abraham Heschel, Terry O’Neill of NOW, Reverend Dr. William Barber II, June Ambrose, Emil Wilbekin, Manhattan Boro President Gale Brewer, Terrie Williams, Susan L Taylor, Khephra Burns, Roland Martin, Irene Gandy, Rachel Noerdlinger, Dominque Sharpton, Ashley Sharpton, Kathy Jordan Sharpton, Gwen Carr the Mother of Eric Garner, Kadiatou Diallo the Mother of Amadou Diallo, former US Attorney General Eric Holder, Professor Michael Eric Dyson, Ilyasah Shabazz the Daughter of Malcolm X & Betty Shabazz, Sybrina Fulton the Mother of Trayvon Martin, Valerie Bell the Mother of Sean Bell, Omarosa Manigault, Shaun King, Cheryl Wills, Van Jones, Maria Schiavocampo, Joy-Ann Reid, Bill Ritter, Cyrus Vance, Darcel Clark, Iesha Sekou, Minister Kirsten John Foy, Stanley Nelson, Michael A. Hardy, Esq., Benjamin Crump, Esq., and hundreds more.

Photography by Celebrity Photojournalist Lisa Pacino of Under The Duvet Productions, NY. All Rights Reserved.  Miscellaneous photos, please visit our other photo-articles including HARRY BELAFONTE Honored at NAN Gala With Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya Richardson, Martin Luther King III, Gov. Cuomo & More:


Reverend Al Sharpton’s National Action Network (NAN) is a national annual convention in New York City honoring the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The convention brings together influential national leaders in civil rights, government, labor, the church, business, politics, media and activism, to assess where we are today. NAN’s is on the forefront fighting for justice and equality for all who deserve. Some of the topics that will be addressed at the National Convention will include issues of civil rights, education, gun-violence, labor, health-care and the state of black media.

Bernie Sanders, United States Senator of Vermont and 2016 Presidential candidate was scheduled for the Plenary Session but cancelled due to a necessary emergency vote in Washington, D.C. He spoke via video at the Convention.

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