Episode 4: Pastor and activist Jesse Jackson, author of Keeping Hope Alive
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Here in the the fourth episode of Madang, I talk with pastor and activist Jesse Jackson about his 2019 book Keeping Hope Alive: Sermons & Speeches of Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., which I edited. Jackson is the founder and president of Rainbow PUSH Coalition. He is a civil rights leader and Baptist minister, and he was a candidate of the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988.
In this episode we talk about his civil rights work with Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, and Jackson's ongoing civil rights work.