Rev. Al Sharpton, president and founder of the National Action Network, Inc. (NAN) has suspended the entire executive board of the Atlanta chapter after allegations of financial mismanagement. “Effective immediately, the entire NAN Atlanta Chapter Executive Board (all officers) are (is) indefinitely suspended,” Sharpton stated. The suspension was issued via an email communique to the executive committee on Monday, May 13th. Sharpton’s email states the suspension is indefinite and ordered...Read Full Story
One of our first objectives at the National Community Network and Coalition of Highlands, INC aka the NCNCHINC, is the battle against illiteracy here in Avon Park, Fl. Once we get our doors open to the public, we would like to start a tutoring program on the first floor of our headquarters building. But this problem is bigger than us and we welcome other non profits to follow our directive. Now I will explain why!
One of the most serious problems in Avon Park, FL., is illiteracy. I know...Read Full Story
The Plot Destroying Black Businesses in Highlands County Highlands County, Florida located in the Heartland of Florida. With a population of about 100,000. Here we have the highest AIDS rate in the nation, even higher than Washington DC. It is so bad here that people commonly say, “well you have to die from something.” While the nation claims the worst recession since the great depression gone worsted, here we are clearly in a DEPRESSION. While banks refuse to loan blacks money to...Read Full Story
The NCNCHINC Plans Major Fund Raiser in Avon ParkThe Southside GrooveBy: PaulThe National Community Network and Coalition of Highlands, INC, whose headquarters is located in Avon Park, FL plans a major fund raiser to address an urgent situation. All the properties on the Delaney Avenue strip of the Southside Redevelopment Area is behind on their taxes, as many are at risk of losing their properties in the next year and in a couple case even sooner. The drive is planned to happen between 20...Read Full Story
41 Arrested in Highlands County, Florida on Friday According to Highlands Today, 41 men, women and children were arrested Friday in a multi agency sting. It was a two months investigation according to Public Information Officer Neil Hays. The sting may not have been a total success as they only confiscated two vehicle, three firearms, less than a pound of marijuana a few pills, less than 5 grams of cocaine And about $400. At what cost to the government? From overtime to court costs to...Read Full Story
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Al Sharpton is an American Baptist minister, political and civil rights/social justice activist, and radio talk show host. HE was a canidate for the Democratic nomination for US president in 2004. He hosts his own radio talk show, Keepin' It Real, and is a regular guest on The O'Reilly Factor and MSNBC.