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Rev. Sharpton to give Keynote speech at the Rainbow Push Coalition’s Saturday Morning Forum

Mar 28
Rev. Sharpton stands in Nelson Mandela's last residence in Johannesburg next to piano with photographs and a bust of Mandela.

SAT: ON THE WEEKEND BEFORE CHICAGO’S HISTORIC MAYORAL ELECTION, REV. AL SHARPTON WILL CALL FOR CIVILITY & RESTRAINT FROM PERSONAL ATTACKS AGAINST EITHER CANDIDATE IN THE RACE

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50-YEARS AFTER BEING YOUTH DIRECTOR FOR OPERATION BREADBASKET UNDER REV. JESSE JACKSON, REV. AL SHARPTON TO BE HONORED BY HIS MENTOR & HE WILL DELIVER THE KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Who

Rev. Al Sharpton, President, National Action Network
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., President of The Rainbow Push Coalition
Lori Lightfoot, 2019 Chicago Mayoral Candidate
Toni Preckwinkle, 2019 Chicago Mayoral Candidate

What

Rev. Sharpton will be the Keynote speaker at the Rainbow Push Coalition’s Saturday Morning Forum and he will be honored for his work in civil rights by Rev. Jesse Jackson who mentored Rev. Sharpton when he was a teenager.

During his keynote address, Rev. Sharpton will address the Chicago Mayoral race as he calls for civility in the home stretch of an election that will see a Black woman become Mayor for the first time in history.

When

9:30 AM
Saturday, March 30th

Where

Rainbow Push Coalition National Headquarters
930 E. 50th Street
Chicago, IL 60615