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150 march in Hammond for change

150 march in Hammond for change

HAMMOND | Hannah Cherry, 96, marched in front of the federal court building Saturday morning.

July 20, 2013 8:30 pm Photos

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Activists to march against violence Saturday in Hammond

HAMMOND | Congregations from five area churches, local youths and the Rainbow PUSH Coalition plan to march Saturday in Hammond to protest violence.

July 19, 2013 2:15 pm
Former region mayors find life after office

Former region mayors find life after office

Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, honors former Gary Mayor Richard G. Hatcher, left, in March at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition center in Chicago. 

September 09, 2012 12:00 am
Speakers: Gary crucial to civil rights movement, black empowerment

Speakers: Gary crucial to civil rights movement, black empowerment

CHICAGO | In the mind of the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., Gary was just as significant of a place in the 1960s fight for civil rights as cities and towns in the South: The Lake County city gave the nation one of its first black mayors.

March 24, 2012 9:15 pm Photos

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Speakers: Gary crucial to civil rights movement, black empowerment

Speakers: Gary crucial to civil rights movement, black empowerment

The Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., center, founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, moderates a discussion during the Saturday Morning Forum at the coalition's center in Chicago. Former Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher, from left, current Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and Indiana state Sen.…

March 24, 2012 4:30 pm
Speakers: Gary crucial to civil rights movement, black empowerment

Speakers: Gary crucial to civil rights movement, black empowerment

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, center, speaks during the Saturday Morning Forum honoring former Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher, seated left, at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition center in Chicago. The Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., the coalition's founder and president, spoke about Gary's history and curren…

March 24, 2012 4:30 pm
Speakers: Gary crucial to civil rights movement, black empowerment

Speakers: Gary crucial to civil rights movement, black empowerment

Toni Simpson, artistic director for Purdue University Calumet's Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation, cheers during the Saturday Morning Forum honoring former Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition center in Chicago. The Saturday program also marked the 40th anniversary of th…

March 24, 2012 4:30 pm
Speakers: Gary crucial to civil rights movement, black empowerment

Speakers: Gary crucial to civil rights movement, black empowerment

The Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. speaks during the Saturday Morning Forum at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition's center in Chicago. The forum honored former Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher and commemorated the National Black Political Convention, which was held in 1972 in Gary.

March 24, 2012 4:30 pm

'Gary Day' is scheduled for Rainbow Push on Saturday

GARY | The Rainbow Push Coalition will host a "Gary Day" 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at 930 E. 50th St., Chicago.

March 19, 2012 11:10 am
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