We know what to do to reduce poverty and entrenched discrimination. It isn’t a mystery. It is simply a matter of will — and of power.
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May 4, 2018
Family of Anthony Crawford, prominent black farmer lynched in South Carolina in 1916, will speak at Rainbow PUSH Coalition News Conference calling for passage of federal anti-lynching law after 200 failed attempts.
If we don’t know the whereas, the therefore doesn’t make sense. Witness the ovens in Auschwitz and Treblinka, and then you can understand the creation of Israel.
Last week, the National Memorial for Peace and Justice opened in Montgomery, Ala., demanding a reckoning with one of this nation’s most repressed atrocities: the lynching of thousands of black people in a campaign of racist terror that lasted for decades.
“Mission accomplished,” announced President Donald Trump after the United States, France and England unleashed more than 100 missiles on Syria in reaction to the regime’s alleged use of chemical weapons against its own people.
LENASIA, South Africa – A day after attending the state funeral of his longtime friend, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela – “the mother of the nation” – Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., met privately with the head of the country, South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa.
SOWETO, South Africa – The skies over Soweto waited to rip open and weep with the rest of South Africa until almost the very end of the long and spirited farewell here today for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela – the “mother of the nation.”
The state funeral for the 81-year-old freedom fighter was held in a packed soccer stadium, awash in yellow and green, the colors of the African National Congress, or ANC, which she devoted much of her life to. The prayers, speeches and music began in the searing sunshine Saturday morning and stretched well into the afternoon.
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PRAYERS FOR MAMA WINNIE
Delivered by the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. in Soweto
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Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. to attend Funeral Services in South Africa for Winnie Mandela “Mother of the Struggle”
I will never forget the Sunday morning when she left Robben Island with Nelson Mandela, even as he forgave the prison guards that had kept them apart.
The civil rights leader answered questions about his experience in the struggle for equal rights and the current state of the nation.