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Rev. Jesse Jackson

Rev. Jackson Reflects On Peace Quest, Anniversary Of Presidential Run

As 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.

06/28/2014

Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., at microphone, leads a vigil Friday night for Nelson Mandela. (CBS)

Mandela Vigil Held At Rainbow PUSH Headquarters

About 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.

12/06/2013

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‘We Will Not Retreat,’ Teachers Union Rep Tells PUSH

The 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

07/20/2013

The four Rainbow Push interns accusing Chicago Police of racial profiling. (Credit: CBS)

Rainbow Push Interns Accuse Chicago Police Of Racial Profiling

They say officers stopped them and handcuffed them, all because of how they looked. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker talked with them today.

07/15/2013

Rev. Jesse Jackson

Jesse Jackson Sr. Defends Son At Rainbow Push Meeting

Today was the first time the Rainbow Push Coalition met since Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife Sandi appeared in federal court in Washington.

02/23/2013

Community members held a march to remember Hadiya Pendleton. (Credit: CBS)

Jesse Jackson Leads March For Slain Teen

There are calls for witness protection and presidential intervention to deal with the epidemic of youth violence in Chicago. They came during a march to honor the memory of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton.

02/02/2013