Hosted by the International Peace Foundation, Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. will keynote its "Bridges: Dialogues Towards a Culture of Peace" program in Malaysia and Thailand April 19-24, 2009.
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, welcomed back 120 -high school students on Saturday who participated in the 11th Annual PUSH EXCEL HBCU tour.
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., president and founder of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, issued the following statement after the recent shootings in Binghamton, NY and Pittsburgh, PA.
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.
"Forty one years after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we commemorate his life and legacy and celebrate our accomplishments; but we must be reminded that we still have work to do."
"The firing of Richard G. Wagoner raises concerns that ripple through the heart of our community. Wagoner, who was forced out of leadership, brought knowledge, credibility and sensitivity to the automotive industry with his 30-plus-years of experience.
Leaders and citizens from around the world must join together to fix the world's economy, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, said today during the Rainbow PUSH Saturday Morning Forum broadcast.
The Rainbow PUSH Coalition commends Marc Morial and the National Urban League for publishing The State of Black America 2009.
In an emotional reunion here tonight, Reverend Jesse L. Jackson Sr. came face-to-face with Stuart Lockwood for the first time since rescuing the young British citizen nearly 19 years ago from Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein on the eve of the first Gulf War.
The preeminent voice and witness for America's sojourn from slavery to freedom has been silenced physically; but his writings, research, interpretation and legacy will live forever.