President Barack Obama headlined Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network (NAN) 16th Annual National Convention, the April 11, 2014. The New York NAN Annual convention (April 9—12, 2014) is the biggest Civil Rights Convention of its kind. The convention was held at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel (New York Chapter). Guests in attendance were Martin Luther King III, Donnie McClurkin, Charles Rangel, Spike Lee, former NY governor David Paterson, and countless others. Audrey DuBois Harris sang the Anthem prior to President Obama’s 20 minute speech. Photograph by Celebrity Photo Journalist Lisa Pacino of Under The Duvet Productions, NY © All Rights Reserved.
White House Official Video of Speech, April 11, 2014, NY: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FYpcoGzH0s