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Blog - Category: Press Release

Dr. Kenneth Alexander, University Medical School, is special guest at Rainbow PUSH Coalition

May 2, 2009

During the live broadcast of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition's Saturday Morning Forum and at a press conference following the forum, Dr. Kenneth Alexander, Associate Professor and Chief, Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, shared with the audience ways to prevent the spread of swine flu.


Rev. Jesse Jackson Covers Hot Topics; Swine Flu, President Obama's First 100 Days and the Economy

May 2, 2009

On Saturday's "Upfront with Jesse Jackson" television program, panelists discussed a range of topics that made headlines last week, including the completion of President Barack Obama's first 100 days in office and the ongoing swine flu pandemic.


Rev. Jackson:Column, Voting Rights Act Key to Enfranchisement

April 29, 2009

On July 20 2006, I had the privilege of witnessing the historic vote of the U.S. Senate for the Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act, which passed 98 to 0. It is rare but gratifying to find such unanimous and bipartisan agreement, given our nation's long struggle to achieve equality.


PUSH Excel Takes High School Students on 11th Annual Bus Tour of Historically Black Colleges

April 4, 2009

One hundred-twenty high school students left Chicago Saturday on the PUSH for Excellence 11th Annual HBCU Tour. They will spend spring break traveling to more than a dozen historically black colleges and universities to get a sense of what college life is like and where they will feel most comfortable as a student.