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Reverend Al Sharpton
Founder & President /National Action Network (NAN)

Reverend Dr. Al Sharpton is the founder and president of the National Action Network (NAN). Formed in 1991, NAN is a not-for-profit civil rights organization with more than 100 chapters nationwide, including a Washington, DC bureau.  Reverend Sharpton is one of the nation’s most renowned civil rights leaders, praised by President Barack Obama as "the voice of the voiceless and a champion for the downtrodden.”  Reverend Sharpton hosts a daily syndicated radio show and a national cable news television show.  Reverend Sharpton is also an established author.