The civil rights leader answered questions about his experience in the struggle for equal rights and the current state of the nation.
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Reverend Jesse Jackson joins MTP Daily from Memphis, Tenn. to talk Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s work in the days before his assassination and the impact its made on today’s activists.
Jennifer Pignolet, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee
Diane Nash remembered the first time she traveled to the South and encountered signs that said "white only" and "colored."
She felt outraged and humiliated, unable to walk through the front doors of places like libraries and restaurants because of the color of her skin.
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Rev. Jesse L. Jackson with ministers and community leaders during his visit at Capers Memorial CME church. (photo by Kossie Gardner III)
Capers Memorial CME Church hosted a luncheon for Rev. Jesse L. Jackson recently. Rev. Jackson, founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, fellowshipped with community leaders and held a brief question and answer session. Rev. Jackson is touring Tennessee in hopes of activating and inspiring young voters as we approach an important election season.