USF Hosts Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. on Wed., Feb. 8

Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. will speak at USF on Wed., 2/8 at 11 a.m.

“There is no talent deficit, there is an opportunity deficit,” said Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition.

What: University of San Francisco (USF) will host civil rights leader Jesse Jackson, Sr. for a community conversation as part of USF’s African American History Celebration. The event includes a one-on-one interview with Rev. Jackson and Dr. Clarence B. Jones Sr., a former speechwriter, attorney, and advisor to the late Martin Luther King Jr. and Diversity Scholar at USF, followed by an audience question and answer session.

Discussion topics include:

-What does African American History Month means to Rev. Jackson?

-How has Rev. Jackson shaped Black history?

-Rev. Jackson’s relationship with Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King

-Presidential run…How 1984 and 1988 set up 2008

-Rev. Jackson’s take on President Obama’s impact & legacy

-The 2016 Election – Trump, Clinton, Sanders

-The Trump Administration

-How Rev. Jackson has been leading the charge to bring diversity to Silicon Valley—from the security shack to the boardrooms of Apple, Intel, HP, etc.

-What’s Next for Rev. Jesse Jackson?

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