Jesse Jackson's Rainbow PUSH Conference to Address "State of Civil Rights" in America
Courtesy of Taylor Media Services | 5/4/2010, 1:55 p.m.
Will Jackson Detail His Differences with President Obama?
Differences have reportedly developed between Rev. Jesse jackson and President Barack Obama. The 39th annual convention of the Rev. Jesse Jackson-founded RainbowPUSH Coalition has been set for June 12th-to-16th in Chicago, Illinois. The theme of the gathering, which is expected to draw thousands, is "A More Perfect Union: The State of Civil Rights."
The conference takes place at McCormick Place West, 2301 S. Indiana Avenue. The array of guest speakers includes the NAACP's Benjamin Jealous, Judge Greg Mathis and activist professor Julianne Malveaux. Jackson is also expected to outline some of the differences he has with the domestic policies of President Obama. The veteran civil rights leader is said to be upset that Obama has not done more to generate jobs for Blacks and other minorities.
Additional in formation about the conference is available at the group's website: www.rainbowpush.org or by calling 773-373-3366.