Rev. Al Sharpton

Rev. Al Sharpton


EMPOWERMENT
Saturday - 4:35PM: The Convention Center's Great Hall

Rev. Al Sharpton is the founder and President of the National Action Network (NAN), a not-for-profit civil rights organization headquartered in Harlem, New York, with over sixty chapters nationwide including a Washington, DC Bureau and regional offices from coast to coast.  Rev. Al Sharpton is currently the host of a daily television show on MSNBC that analyzes the top political and social news and features the country's leading newsmakers.  "PoliticsNation” with Rev. Al Sharpton airs at 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.(Also see Rev. Al Sharpton moderate the '"What's At Stake II" Panel Saturday, July 5 at 12:20P.M.)

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