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July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: The following is a brief overview of the Rainbow/Push Coalition.)THE RAINBOW/PUSH COALITION (RPC)The RPC is a progressive organization fighting for social change. As a mighty coalition of conscience; workers, women and people of color have the power to make the American Dream a Reality!
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: The following is the prepared text of a speech delivered by the Reverend Jesse Jackson Tuesday evening at the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles.)The long arm of justice reaches neither for the political left nor the political right, but for the moral center. Vanity asks the question, is it popular? Politics asks the question, would it work? Can I win? Morality and conscience asks the question, "Is it right?" In the end, if it is morally right, politics and popularity has to adjust to unyielding power of the moral center.