Rev. Al Sharpton, host of MSNBC "Politics Nation" and founder and president of the National Action Network (NAN) will join with African American and Latino community leaders at the grand opening of The National Action Network Western Regional and Los Angeles Chapter Headquarters to announce his organization in Los Angeles is forming a committee on Latino and African American race relations in the aftermath of the hate crimes that occurred in Compton, CA.
An African -American family was recently confronted with violence at their home in Compton, by Latino gang members forcing the African-American family to move.
"The Los Angeles Chapter of NAN welcomes Rev Sharpton to Los Angeles. Rev Sharpton's bold and courageous leadership where he's a uniter in solving problems. This is the leadership our community needs right now. Especially in L.A. County where there has been an increase in recent years of racial violence between Latino and African-Americans," Stated Rev. K.W. Tulloss, President of the L.A. chapter of the National Network (NAN)