Protect Voting Rights Now! MLK’s Granddaughter, Ben Jealous & More Risk Arrest at White House Protest

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, Democracynow.org, the War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman in New York, joined by Democracy Now! co-host Juan González in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Hi, Juan. JUAN GONZÁLEZ: Hi, Amy. Welcome to all of our listeners …
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Ben Jealous: Rev. Jesse Jackson Is Hospitalized with COVID-19. “We’re All Praying for Him.”

Civil rights and voting rights icon Rev. Jesse Jackson and his wife have been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Chicago. Jackson is fully vaccinated and has Parkinson’s disease. During the pandemic, he has pushed for healthcare for all, and said in a statement, “After 400 years of slavery, segregation and discrimination, why would anybody be shocked …
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