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Keeping Hope Alive: Sermons and Speeches of Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.

This book is about Jesse Jackson
In "Keeping Hope Alive: Sermons and Speeches of Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.," readers are invited to witness the powerful voice of one of America's most enduring social justice leaders. Spanning over five decades, this collection captures Rev. Jesse L. Jackson’s journey from the heart of the Civil Rights Movement to his influential roles in politics and human rights advocacy worldwide. His words, delivered in diverse settings from local communities in the United States to international platforms in Senegal and Bangkok, resonate with the themes of racial justice and voting rights. Set to be published on June 12, 2024, the book not only includes his renowned speeches from the Democratic Party conventions of the 1980s but also sermons that speak to both the downtrodden and the powerful, echoing his message of resilience and democratic promise. This compilation is particularly suited for middle school readers, offering them a profound look at how perseverance and advocacy can shape nations and inspire generations. As readers explore these pages, they are encouraged to reflect on how Rev. Jackson’s life and words compel us to keep hope alive in the continuous fight for equality and justice.
Published by Orbis Books on June 12, 2024
240 pages
ISBN: 9781608338245
Best for readers in Middle School
This book provides valuable insights into Racial Justice and Political Justice, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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