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A Mission of Peace in South Korea - Recap

August 2, 2018

A mission of peace, reconciliation and understanding

On a mission of peace, reconciliation and understanding, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., and a Rainbow PUSH Coalition delegation spent six days in South Korea last week, braving the scorching temperatures of a late July heat attack and the ghosts of a war that has haunted and threatened the divided peninsula – and the world – for nearly 70 years.

 

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The Futility of War, the Power of Hope- Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. delivers keynote address at the National Assembly of South Korea commemorating Armistice Day.

July 27, 2018

 

 

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Friday, July 27, 2018

 

The Futility of War, the Power of Hope

 

SEOUL, South Korea – On Friday, as Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., spoke to members of the National Assembly of South Korea here about peace and reconciliation, 33 miles to the south a solemn ceremony was taking place, evidence of “the futility of war” and yet, the civil rights icon said, a sign of hope.

 

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Hope is a Weapon of Peace

July 26, 2018

 

 

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July 26, 2018

 

Hope is a Weapon of Peace

 

SEOUL, South Korea – Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., and Rainbow PUSH Coalition delegation met with the United States Ambassador to South Korea here Thursday morning to discuss supporting and expanding peace efforts on the peninsula, haunted for decades by the specter of nuclear holocaust.

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Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., addressed members of the National Assembly of Korea

July 24, 2018

 

 

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July 24, 2018

 

Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., addressed members of the National Assembly of Korea Tuesday, telling them that “we must make the whole world a nuclear free zone.”

 

SEOUL, South Korea – Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., addressed members of the National Assembly of Korea here Tuesday, telling them that “we must make the whole world a nuclear free zone.”

 

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“We come here today to heal the breach,” Rev. Jackson leads the first full day of his week-long peace mission and speaking tour of Korea.

July 23, 2018

 

 

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July 23, 2018

 

“We come here today to heal the breach,” Rev. Jackson leads the first full day of his week-long peace mission and speaking tour of Korea.

 

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Happy Birthday Madiba, We Will Forever Remember Your Steel Will and Tender Heart

July 18, 2018

 

 

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

 

Happy Birthday Madiba, We Will Forever Remember Your Steel Will and Tender Heart

A statement by Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.

 

The hallways of my hotel in Cape Town, South Africa on that unforgettable day in 1990 thundered with joy as the maids and cooks drummed dents into their pots and pans.

 

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