It was a fabulous event attended by Mayor Bill de Blasio, local politicians, ministers and our publisher, Robert Ellsberg.
We signed boxes of books as the launch was very well attended.
Below are a few videos from the book launch in Harlem, NY.
Rev. Jesse Jackson’s signed the first book to Eric Garner’s mother. It was a very special moment.
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The Rev Jesse Jackson, Sr. will appear today, Dec. 27, in New York to meet with his mentee Rev. Al Sharpton at the National Action Network’s ‘House of Justice.’
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The Rev Jesse Jackson, Sr. will appear today, Dec. 27, in New York to meet with his mentee Rev. Al Sharpton at the National Action Network’s ‘House of Justice,’ which was named by Rev. Jackson in 1991.
Rev. Jackson is coming off of a health restriction to make the trip. The event starts at 11:00 a:m and will take place at the National Action Network’s House of Justice – 106 W 145th St. @ Malcolm X Blvd, Harlem, NY.
Rev. Al Sharpton, President & Founder, NAN will speak with Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. who will share Jackson’s new book, “Keeping Hope Alive: Sermons and Speeches of Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. with Grace Ji-Sun Kim.”
Other community leaders, elected officials and prominent New Yorkers will also be present.
About National Action Network (NAN) National Action Network is one of the leading civil rights organizations in the Nation with chapters throughout the entire United States. Founded in 1991 by Reverend Al Sharpton, NAN works within the spirit and tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to promote a modern civil rights agenda that includes the fight for one standard of justice, decency and equal opportunities for all people regardless of race, religion, nationality or gender.
For more information go to www.nationalactionnetwork.net.
Read about the event here.