REV. AL SHARPTON AND OTHER CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS TO MEET WITH NBA COMMISSIONER ADAM SILVER ON JUNE 4TH

Written by MCJStaff   // June 3, 2014   // 0 Comments

al-sharpton-adam-silverWHO:
Rev. Al Sharpton, President, National Action Network
Adam Silver, Commissioner, NBA
Marc Morial, President, National Urban League
Lorraine Miller, Interim President & CEO, NAACP
Cornell Brooks, President-Select, NAACP
Melanie Campbell, President and CEO, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation
Barbara Arnwine, Executive Director, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Mark Tatum – Deputy Commissioner & COO, NBA
 
WHERE:
NBA Olympic Tower
645 5th Ave.
New York, NY 10022
 
WHEN:
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 –
11:00 a.m. Closed meeting between NBA and civil rights leaders
12:00 p.m. Rev. Sharpton will be available to speak to press at the conclusion of the meeting in front of the NBA Olympic Tower building
 
WHAT:
Rev. Al Sharpton, President of the National Action Network and other leading civil rights leaders are scheduled to meet with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver tomorrow to discuss the ongoing LA Clippers matter and address civil rights issues within the NBA moving forward.
 
 
BACKGROUND:
NAN is one of the leading civil rights organizations in the country with over 70 chapters in the U.S. The organization works extensively to promote a modern civil rights agenda, which includes the fight for equality of opportunity for all people regardless of race, class or sex, social justice for all communities, education, non-violence, equality in healthcare and improvement of race relations. Through the years, NAN has served as a voice for the voiceless and an advocate for those in need.


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