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Rainbow/PUSH Coalition

Rainbow/PUSH is a non-profit organization formed as a merger of two non-profit organizations — Operation PUSH and the National Rainbow Coalition — founded by Jesse Jackson. The organizations pursue social justice, civil rights and political activism. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
The Rainbow/PUSH Coalition has 95 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1984, Operation PUSH. The year with the most videos was 1992 with 12 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2008 with an average of 421 views per program. Most appearances with Jesse Jackson (64), Patricia Ireland (6), Ronald W. Walters (6). Most common tags: African Americans, Minorities, Business & Commerce.

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    Urban Stimulus Town Hall Meeting

    A panel discussion was held on using economic stimulus funds for urban reconstruction. Charles Ogletree moderated the panel.…

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    Racial Relations in America

    Panelists spoke about the Rainbow Coalition’s agenda and issues such as ethnic and race relations, the status of minorities…

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    Minority Media Ownership

    Commissioner Kevin Martin spoke about minority ownership of media outlets, the operation of the Federal Communications…

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    Bill Cosby, entertainer and activist, spoke at the Rainbow/PUSH Conference this summer about parenting and personal…

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