Rev. Jesse Jackson decries violence, poverty at HCC black history gala

By By Cindy George The deadly mass shooting that claimed 17 lives at a south Florida high school this month illuminates one of the two issues – violence and poverty – that the Rev. Jesse Jackson believes are the most pressing in America today.
The legendary civil rights leader spent a few hours in Houston on Saturday night to address the Houston Community College Black History Scholarship Gala, an annual event.
In remarks before the dinner, attended by more than 400 people in downtown Houston, Jackson said he’s more convinced than ever that unity is the only way for all Americans to prosper.
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Source: Houston Chronicle

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