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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

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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

 

 

 

Risking lives in endless wars is morally wrong and a strategic failure

November 11, 2019

 

 

We just celebrated Veterans Day, paying tribute to the young men and women who have served our country. Across the country, families gathered at the gravesites of those who gave their lives. Veterans drank toasts to their fellow soldiers.

In football and basketball stadiums, crowds offered a moment of silence for the fallen. The rituals are heartfelt, but far from complete.

Too often ignored is the far greater number of lives that are lost not on the battlefield but at home, not from the enemy’s guns but from our veterans’ own hands.

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PUSH TO HONOR VETERANS, DISCUSS STUDENT LOAN CRISES, BUFFALO WILD WINGS INCIDENT AND UPDATE ON PEMBROKE LACK OF RESOURCES

November 8, 2019

 

 

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         NOVEMBER 8, 2019

                                                              

Chicago:  Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. and the Rainbow PUSH Coalition staff are launching a major campaign to either reduce or eliminate the nation’s student loan debt that hovers around $1.5 trillion and is financially suffocating African American students and their parents.

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