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Statement from Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. RORY GAMBLE NAMED FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN PRESIDENT OF THE HISTORIC UAW

December 10, 2019

 

 

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Friday, December 6, 2019

Rory Gamble Named Forst African American President of the Historic UAW
Walter Reuther Would Be Proud

Statement by Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.

 

When Rory Gamble was named President of the United Auto Workers, I could just imagine the great labor and civil rights giant Walter Reuther smiling upon us.

President Trump’s war on the poor

December 9, 2019

Donald Trump is famed for his head-snapping reversals. One day he’s taking troops out of the Middle East; the next he’s sending more in. One day he’s on the verge of an agreement with China on trade; the next he’s tweeting about holding off until after the election.

On one thing, however, Trump and his administration have been clear, consistent, coordinated and relentless: waging a war on the poor. Not a war on poverty but a war on the most vulnerable themselves.

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REV. JACKSON AND THE MOTHER OF BERNARD KERSH HEADED FOR 26TH AND CALIFORNIA TO BOND HIM OUT OF JAIL TONIGHT

December 6, 2019

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, December 6, 2019

REV. JACKSON AND THE MOTHER OF BERNARD KERSH HEADED FOR 26TH AND CALIFORNIA TO BOND HIM OUT OF JAIL TONIGHT

 

Chicago, IL:  Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. will join Mrs. Keisha Johnson in getting her son, Bernard Kersh, out of Cook County Jail tonight, Friday, December 6, 2019.

The Illinois Department of Corrections has withdrew its hold on Kersh’s parole allowing him to make bail and be released.

Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. and Rainbow PUSH Coalition to give away food baskets

December 5, 2019

 

 

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. and Rainbow PUSH Coalition to give away food baskets

 

Chicago, IL: In the spirit of Christmas and the organization’s poverty initiative, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. and the Rainbow PUSH Coalition (RPC) staff will be giving away food baskets Friday, December 6th, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the RPC’s headquarters, 930 E. 50 th St.

 

If Democrats don’t go bold with social reform right now, then when?

November 25, 2019

 

 

“Too radical, impractical, too costly, impossible, can’t pass the Senate.”

Those are the terms centrist Democrats use to describe the bold reform ideas put forth by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren in the Democratic presidential primaries.

“Venezuela, socialist, communist tripe, crazy” are the jibes preferred by President Donald Trump and Republicans.

All this begs the same question: What do they plan to do to meet the challenges we face?

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The right to vote should not fall victim to partisan battles

November 18, 2019

The right to vote is fundamental to any democracy. Protecting that right — and making it easier to exercise it — ought to be a priority across partisan lines.

Instead, in states across the country — particularly in the five years since the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act — it has become a pitched battle.

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Rev. Jackson, Bahamian officials to send off truckload of care packages for victims of Hurricane Dorian

November 18, 2019

 

 

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NOVEMBER 21, 2019

                                                             

 

Rev. Jackson, Bahamian officials to send off truckload of care packages for victims of Hurricane Dorian

 

 

 

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