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State’s Atty Foxx to join Rev. Jackson and Multiracial Coalition Saturday at PUSH to Call for an End to Politically Motivated Attacks

April 5, 2019

 

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

Friday, April 5, 2019

 

State’s Atty Foxx to join Rev. Jackson and Multiracial Coalition Saturday at PUSH to Call for an End to Politically Motivated Attacks

 

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx will join Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., south suburban African American police chiefs and a multiracial coalition of clergy, lawyers, elected officials and community activists for a press conference to support her and to condemn the politically motivated and racially charged Fraternal Order of Police orchestrated attacks on the progressive prosecutor and her office:

 

Saturday, April 6, 2019

11:30 a.m.

Rainbow PUSH Coalition National Headquarters\

930 E. 50th Street

Chicago

 

“We will not sit silently by as a small gang of disgruntled men disgrace their uniforms by attacking the first black woman to be Cook County’s top prosecutor for doing the job she was elected to do,” Rev. Jackson said. “We will not allow them to derail the will of the voters. We the people elected Kim Foxx to do and be exactly what she is – a progressive, fair and just guardian of the people and the law. We have total and absolute confidence in Kim Foxx.”

 

Among those scheduled to join Rev. Jackson and State’s Attorney Foxx are Rev. Otis Moss III, attorney Flint Taylor, Urie R. Clark, president of the Cook County Bar Association and others.

 

 

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Chinta Strausberg
cstrausberg@rainbowpush.org

 

Rainbow PUSH Coalition is a multi-racial, multi-issue, progressive, international organization that was formed in December 1996 by the Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. through merging of two organizations he founded Operation PUSH People United to Serve Humanity (estab. 1971) and the Rainbow Coalition (estab. 1984). With headquarters in Chicago and offices in Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, New York and Oakland, the organization works to make the American Dream a reality for all citizens while advocating for peace and justice around the world. RPC is dedicated to improving the lives of all people by serving as a voice for the voiceless. Its mission is to protect, defend and gain civil rights by leveling the economic and educational playing fields while promoting peace and justice around the world.

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