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Black College Presidents Address the Importance of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

June 6, 2009

Dr. Julianne Malveaux, president of Bennett College for Women, and Dr. Billy C. Hawkins, president of Talladega College, were special guest speakers during the live international broadcast of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition's Saturday Morning Forum. The two black college presidents stressed the importance of investing in American students and specifically historically black colleges and universities (HBCU).


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.