Rev. Al Sharpton’s charity reportedly paid more than $80,000 to his relatives in 2019, according to recent tax filings obtained 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,” the report said.
NAN also allegedly gave a $5,000 grant to Sharpton’s wife, Kathy Jordan Sharpton, that was labeled on the form as scholarship money.
The report continued:
The Harlem-based NAN’s mission is as an “activist social justice organization that works within the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to provide a modern civil rights and human rights agenda.” It received $7.8 million in revenue last year and spent $7.5 million. About a quarter of the expenses were devoted to travel and transportation with an eye-popping $777,623 going to