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Rev. Jesse L. Jackson

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Rev. Jesse L. Jackson

The Reverend Jesse Louis Jackson is founder and president of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition.


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Resolving this injustice could open doors for diplomacy between the US and North Korea. 

A transparent election in Côte d'Ivoire is essential to restoring that country's democracy and economic might. It is time for Côte d'Ivoire to overcome its history of violence.

What do the people get from this bailout?

The nomination of Barack Obama--so able intellectually, morally and spiritually--marks a magic moment for America, culminating the hopes of those who worked for a more perfect union, a more peaceful world.

The Bush Administration's solutions for the subprime mortgage crisis are too little, too late. Americans need a New Deal-style agency to manage domestic reconstruction.

Mohandas K. Gandhi, killed sixty years ago, was a moment in the conscience of mankind. But the flame of hope his life inspired shapes our lives still.

This is the text of the speech given by the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., at the anti-war rally in Washington, DC, on Saturday, October 26.