Al Sharpton provided family members at least $80,000 to work for his social justice organization, National Action Network. In Addition, the organization spent lavishly on travel.
The information comes from recent tax filings reviewed by the New York Post.
“The National Action Network paid Sharpton’s 33-year-old daughter Ashley Sharpton $63,250 last year to do social media work and consulting, and gave $13,750 to his niece, Nikki Sharpton, 45, for special-event work in NAN’s Atlanta bureau, according to the group’s most recent tax filing, which was obtained by The Post,” the outlet reported. “And NAN gave a $5,000 grant to Kathy Jordan Sharpton, 64, the reverend’s wife from whom he separated in 2004. It was listed on the form as scholarship money.”
Sharpton himself took less money than he did in 2018, receiving a 1% raise to collect $327,570 in 2019. He was paid an extra $722,948 in 2018, which NAN said was for years in which Sharpton was not