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A More Perfect Union~Jesse Jackson Jr.
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Description: Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., (D-IL) discusses his book, "A More Perfect Union: Advancing New American Rights," at the University of the District of Columbia. The book, according to Congressman Jackson, challenges the notion of history that most Americans have been taught. His focus is on the power of the federal government versus the power of the states, and the issue of race in America. During the event, Rep. Jackson argues that race and the distribution of executive power are two central problems in America.
Author Bio: Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., (D-IL) is the son of civil rights leader Jesse Jackson Sr. Congressman Jackson was also the National Field Director of the National Rainbow Coalition. He resides in the Second Congressional District of Illinois.
Publisher: Welcome Rain Publishers 225 West 35th Street Suite 1100 New York, New York 10001