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By Stacy M. Brown
NNPA National Correspondent 

Rev. Dr. Frederick D. Haynes III Succeeds Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. as President and CEO of Rainbow PUSH Coalition


Rev. Jesse Jackson has a lifetime of service to the United States and beyond

Tributes have continued to pour in for the Rev. Jesse Jackson, who announced on July 14 his retirement as President and CEO of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, the influential civil rights organization he started decades ago to carry on the struggle for equality and justice that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. fought heroically.

The organization said Rev. Dr. Frederick D. Haynes III will succeed Jackson.

"The promise of America is that we are all created equal in the image of God and deserve to be treated equally throughout our lives. While we've never fully lived up to that promise, we've never fully w...

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