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Jackson to join Kenosha march to protest Rittenhouse verdict
November 22, 2021
The Rev. Jesse Jackson is scheduled to join his Rainbow PUSH Coalition and other groups on a march in Kenosha on Sunday afternoon to demand criminal justice reform following the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse. ... read more »
Tensions Flare in Arbery Death Trial as Jesse Jackson Visits
November 18, 2021
A judge denied mistrial requests on Monday at the trial of three white men charged with murdering Ahmaud Arbery after defense attorneys claimed jurors were tainted by weeping from the gallery where the slain Black man’s parents sat with the Rev. Jesse Jackson. ... read more »
Recognizing Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Perseverance during his fight Against COVID-19
August 26, 2021
The core of the Black community felt the heaviness in the air when news broke about Rev. Jesse Jackson and his wife, Jacqueline were hospitalized after contracting COVID-19. ... read more »
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Scientific community must reach out to African Americans to bolster confidence in vaccine
January 14, 2021
What’s clear is that the scientific community and community leaders must reach out and work hard to ensure that African Americans gain the confidence to get vaccinated. This won’t be easy. But with the leadership of Dr. Corbett and others, and with a new administration getting serious about providing the resources for mass vaccination and for outreach into the communities most impacted, lives can be saved. ... read more »
Myths and lies about poverty
September 17, 2020
No doubt, some will always be wealthier than others. We wouldn’t want to live in a society that forced all to be equal. But poverty isn’t inevitable. The 30 million people in America who lived in poverty even before the pandemic when unemployment was at record lows needn’t exist in that state.  ... read more »
America’s greatest athletes are standing up, calling this country to change
September 3, 2020
The greatest athletes in America are standing up for justice at a critical time. Despite unprecedented, multiracial demonstrations across the country protesting police violence against African Americans, the horrors keep on coming. ... read more »
Mandatory college football practices at time of pandemic are nuts
July 9, 2020
The experience of Texas and Florida and Arizona in reopening suggests that it may not even be safe to reopen college campuses with thousands of students gathering together in dorms, classes, parties and bars, much less begin practices on a football field. ... read more »
On Juneteenth: A Call for Tech to Act to Combat Racial Inequality
June 20, 2020
6:19-8:46: Jesse Jackson’s PUSHTech2020 and the UK-based Colorintech launches a call for the tech Industry to make transparent, measurable commitments to fighting systemic racial injustice”Jesse Jackson’s PUSHTech2020 and the UK-based Colorintech launches a call for the tech Industry to make transparent, ... read more »
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Rainbow PUSH Coalition, Working Diligently for Rights and Protection for Underrepresented Communities During COVID-19 Pandemic
April 30, 2020
As the world continues to adjust to changes and trying times presented by COVID-19, economic shutdowns, and more, one organization is stepping up to fight for the Black community and those underrepresented. ... read more »
Rihanna and Congressman John Lewis to be Honored at NAACP Image Awards
February 20, 2020
Five-Time Image Award Recipient Anthony Anderson will return as the host for the Live TV Special. ... read more »
WATCH: LA Sentinel @ Equal Justice Now Awards 2020
January 24, 2020
Brittany K. Jackson interviews guests at the Justice Awards. ... read more / watch video »
Jackson Celebrates 78th Birthday Honoring Service of Others
October 3, 2019
The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. will mark his 78th birthday this week by recognizing the humanitarian and social justice efforts of several individuals ... read more »
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