Cullerton Hopes President Obama's Visit Has Effect On State LawmakersSenate President John Cullerton made an appearance at today’s meeting of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, talking about the President Barack Obama’s February 10 visit to Springfield and the effort to continue funding higher education amid the on-going budget battle.
Rev. Jackson: Culture Within Chicago Police Department Must ChangeThe death of Laquan McDonald and other police-involved shootings took center stage Saturday at Rainbow/PUSH.
Rev. Jackson: Little Difference Between Charleston Shooting Suspect, ISISOutrage is being voiced over the Charleston shootings at this weekend’s annual Rainbow/PUSH convention on the South Side.
Rainbow PUSH Calls On Feds To Investigate Arrest Of College Student From ChicagoThe Rainbow PUSH Coalition is calling for a civil rights investigation into the videotaped run-in that a 20-year-old Chicago man had Alcoholic Beverage Control Agents at the University of Virginia, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Mayoral Candidates Making Final Weekend Push Ahead Of Election Three of the men who want to be the next mayor of Chicago made a case today for why they should get Chicagoans’ votes on this final weekend before Election Day, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Rev. Jesse Jackson Leads Ferguson Protest Outside Rainbow Push HQ Rev. Jesse Jackson led a protest of the Ferguson, Missouri Michael Brown decision Saturday, blocking traffic on Chicago’s South Side and demanding the federal government do what the grand jury did not.
Jackie Robinson West Players Honored During Rainbow Push BreakfastThe Jackie Robinson West All Stars were in the spotlight again Saturday, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.
Rev. Jackson Reflects On Peace Quest, Anniversary Of Presidential RunAs Rainbow PUSH's annual convention kicks off and an historic milestone takes place for Rev. Jesse Jackson, he reflects on the quest for peace in Chicago.
Mandela Vigil Held At Rainbow PUSH HeadquartersAbout 30 people -- including a local Catholic priest who was born in South Africa -- took part in the hour-long vigil on Friday evening to honor Mandela, who died Thursday at age 95.
‘We Will Not Retreat,’ Teachers Union Rep Tells PUSHThe Rev. Jesse Jackson and a Chicago Teachers Union representative said on Saturday that work will be done to fight back against the recent layoffs of more than 2,100 Chicago Public Schools employees
Rainbow Push Interns Accuse Chicago Police Of Racial ProfilingThey say officers stopped them and handcuffed them, all because of how they looked. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker talked with them today.
Jesse Jackson Sr. Defends Son At Rainbow Push MeetingToday was the first time the Rainbow Push Coalition met since Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife Sandi appeared in federal court in Washington.