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Jesse Jackson news conference photograph
Description: Nationally-known Civil Rights spokesman, the Reverend Jesse Jackson, on the right, is seen addressing a news conference on June 12, 1974, in Cincinnati, Ohio. In 1984 and again in 1988, Jackson ran for the Democrat nomination for President, but failed in both attempts. Later, as the leader of Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, Jackson assembled a movement to further the civil rights goals of militant labor unionists, feminists, gay activists, blacks and others. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AV3_B04F10_01
Subjects: Civil rights movements--United States--History--20th century; African American men; Cincinnati (Ohio)--History; Social movements; Activists;
Places: Cincinnati (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio)