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Author Jackson, Jesse, 1941- author.

Title Keeping hope alive : sermons and speeches of Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. [Hoopla electronic resource].

Edition Unabridged.
Publication Info. [United States] : HighBridge, 2020.
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 07 min.)) : digital.
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Performer Read by Ron Butler.
Summary For over fifty years, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., a Baptist minister, activist, and organizer, has worked for civil rights, peace, and the promise of true democracy. From his years in the Civil Rights movement, his work as founder of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, and as an international ambassador for human rights, he has left an indelible impression on the history of our time. These speeches and sermons, delivered both to the downtrodden and the powerful, from Senegal and Bangkok to Chicago, include the famous speeches he delivered at the Democratic Party conventions of 1984 and 1988 following his historic campaigns for the presidential nomination. In a moving epilogue, Rev. Jackson reflects, "After all these years, what remains for me, is God is a source of mystery and wonder. Scripture holds up. The righteous are not forsaken. We've come a long way since slavery time. But we're not finished yet. Running for freedom is a long distance race."
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Jackson, Jesse, 1941- -- Oratory.
Political oratory -- United States.
Sermons, American -- African American authors.
Civil rights -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Social justice -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Social change -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
African Americans -- Civil rights.
United States -- Politics and government -- Moral and ethical aspects.
World politics -- 21st century.
Added Author Kim, Grace Ji-Sun, 1969- editor.
Butler, Ron, Jr., narrator.
hoopla digital.
ISBN 9781696600217 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1696600219 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT13341179
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