"The Rainbow PUSH Coalition would like to extend our congratulations to Bernice King for her appointment as president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). Her education, life and lineage make her equal to the tasks and responsibilities of the position. The Rainbow PUSH Coalition offers our continued support to her and the organization."
The Rainbow PUSH Coalition is a progressive organization protecting, defending and expanding civil rights to improve economic and educational opportunity. The organization is headquartered at 930 E. 50th St. in Chicago. For more information about the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, please visit the organization’s Web site, www.rainbowpush.org, or telephone (773) 373-3366. To arrange an interview with Rev. Jackson on this topic, please call the number listed above.