A New Beginning of Light and Hope

2020-08-10T18:07:50+00:00May 20th, 2019|Statement|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, May 20, 2019 A New Beginning of Light and Hope A statement by Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be an incredible mayor. Her inaugural address today was an out-of-the-park home run.  Hours later, [...]

Trump Pell Grant Plan a Disgraceful Attack on Education

2020-08-10T21:04:44+00:00May 17th, 2019|Statement|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 17, 2019 Trump Pell Grant Plan a Disgraceful Attack on Education A statement by Rev.  Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.   CHICAGO – The scheme by the Trump administration to diminish the American Dream for millions [...]

We Can’t Let this Giant Die

2020-08-10T21:25:38+00:00April 10th, 2019|Statement|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, April 10, 2019 We Can’t Let this Giant Die A statement by Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.   For me, the news that Johnson Publishing, a great American institution, has declared bankruptcy and closed its doors [...]

A Statement from the Rainbow PUSH Coalition on Jussie Smollett

2020-08-10T21:46:47+00:00March 26th, 2019|Statement|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, March 26, 2019 A Statement from the Rainbow PUSH Coalition on Jussie Smollett   The Rainbow PUSH Coalition is an international human rights/civil rights organization that is committed to advancing the human rights of all people.  [...]

COLORADO JOINS MOVEMENT FOR ONE PERSON, ONE VOTE DEMOCRACY

2020-08-10T21:52:48+00:00March 18th, 2019|Statement|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, March 18, 2019 COLORADO JOINS MOVEMENT FOR ONE PERSON, ONE VOTE DEMOCRACY A statement by Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. Congratulations to Colorado Gov. Jared Polis for joining the crusade to create real democracy in the [...]

We the People Must Act to Stop the Carnage

2020-08-10T22:05:02+00:00March 15th, 2019|Statement|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, March 15, 2019 We the People Must Act to Stop the Carnage A statement by Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.     CHICAGO – We join the world in shock, grief and condemnation of the slaughter of [...]

Hate Will Not Win

2020-08-10T22:03:39+00:00March 15th, 2019|Statement|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, March 15, 2019 Hate Will Not Win A statement by Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.   CHICAGO – Today I attended Friday afternoon prayers at the Downtown Islamic Center here in solidarity with our Muslim brothers and [...]