Rev. Jesse Jackson, pastor of the East 6th Street Christian Church in Oklahoma City, gives the keynote address at the 2017 OKC NAACP Freedom Banquet on Oct. 28, 2017. The event was held at the Hilton Embassy Suites Downtown Oklahoma City. It was the 104th Annual Freedom Banquet for the organization. See below for bio of Rev. Jackson. https://archive.org/download/20171028OkcNaacpKeynoteJackson/20171028-okc-naacp-keynote-jackson.mp3 Rev.… Continue reading "Rev. Jesse Jackson’s keynote address at 2017 OKC NAACP Freedom Banquet"
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At a panel discussion in Oklahoma City featuring Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater, TEEM Director and former Speaker of the Oklahoma House Kris Steele, and Rev. Jesse Jackson of the East Sixth Street Christian Church in OKC, issues about mass incarceration and the need for criminal justice reform in Oklahoma were front and center. https://archive.org/download/20160419MassIncarceration/20160419-mass-incarceration-ok.mp3 Rev. William Tabbernee… Continue reading "Audio: Discussion explores questions about mass incarceration in Oklahoma"
In observance of the International Day of Peace*, the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Oklahoma City Police Chief Bill Citty participated in a community discussion titled Healing the Breach: A Community Conversation on Law Enforcement and Citizen Rights. The event was held on Monday, September 21 at Oklahoma City University. https://archive.org/download/20150921IdopOkcPanel/20150921-idop-okc-panel.mp3 0:00 Welcome from Priya Desai of the United National… Continue reading "“Healing the Breach” program reveals common ground"