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SHARPTON DOCUMENTARY ‘LOUDMOUTH’ SCREENS IN WASHINGTON, D.C. Featured

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Caption (left to right): John Gibson, Vice President of External and Multicultural Affairs at MPA; Rev. Al Sharpton; Tanya Lombard, NAN National Board Member and Vice President of Global External Public Affairs – Head of Multicultural Engagement & Strategic Alliances at AT&T; and Ambassador Charles Rivkin, Chairman and CEO of the MPA. Caption (left to right): John Gibson, Vice President of External and Multicultural Affairs at MPA; Rev. Al Sharpton; Tanya Lombard, NAN National Board Member and Vice President of Global External Public Affairs – Head of Multicultural Engagement & Strategic Alliances at AT&T; and Ambassador Charles Rivkin, Chairman and CEO of the MPA. Photo Credit: Supreme Creative Agency

Rev. Al Sharpton, Founder and President of the National Action Network (NAN), Monday night lead a screening of Loudmouth

Special to the Black Star News, November 16, 2022

New York, NY (Tuesday, November 15, 2022) – Rev. Al Sharpton, Founder and President of the National Action Network (NAN), Monday night lead a screening of Loudmouth, the highly acclaimed documentary on his career, at the Motion Pictures Association headquarters in Washington, D.C. The screening was followed by the launch of the Loudmouth Awards, which honored local community activists, as well as a Q&A with Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart.

View trailer of Loudmouth: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNM5jJIYrlE

“I first want to thank the MPA and Ambassador Rivkin for partnering with NAN to screen Loudmouth at its headquarters in Washington,” said Rev. Al Sharpton, Founder and President of NAN. “Loudmouth not only takes a look at how far we have come but serves as a reminder of the work still ahead in the fight for justice. My hope is it will inspire the next generation of loudmouths to get involved to fight for their community.”

Several Members of Congress were among the key Washington decisionmakers who attended the event, including NAN National Board Member Tanya Lombard, Vice President of Global External Public Affairs – Head of Multicultural Engagement & Strategic Alliances at AT&T, as well as the Washington staff for several national civil rights organizations. Rev. Sharpton was also greeted by MPA Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ambassador Charlies Rivkin.

The first recipients of the Loudmouth Awards were:

Jessica Brown, President, The College Gurl Foundation
Anise Jenkins, Washington, DC Statehood Advocate
Jennifer Gelencia Muhammad, Founder, The New Royal Family

Loudmouth makes its theatrical release on Dec. 9 in over a dozen cities including New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Miami, tells the story of Rev. Sharpton’s career as an activist, chronicling his work in New York City in the 1980s to the national response to the murder of George Floyd in 2020. Throughout the film examines these key moments in Rev. Sharpton’s life and how the media approached issues around racism in northern cities like New York.

For a full list of theaters playing Loudmouth view here: https://nationalactionnetwork.net/newnews/loadmouth-in-theaters-december...

About National Action Network (NAN)
National Action Network is one of the leading civil rights organizations in the Nation with chapters throughout the entire United States. Founded in 1991 by Reverend Al Sharpton, NAN works within the spirit and tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to promote a modern civil rights agenda that includes the fight for one standard of justice, decency, and equal opportunities for all people regardless of race, religion, nationality, or gender.  For more information go to www.nationalactionnetwork.net.

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