Jackson: Midterms about ‘mood to fight back’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 17, 2018 10:10 AM CT | Published: October 16, 2018 9:08 PM CT
<strong>Rev. Jesse Jackson stands outside Martin Luther King Jr.'s room inside the National Civil Rights Museum. Jackson traveled to Memphis to attend the annual Freedom Awards event at the museum on Wednesday, Oct. 17.</strong> (Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian)

Rev. Jesse Jackson stands outside Martin Luther King Jr.'s room inside the National Civil Rights Museum. Jackson traveled to Memphis to attend the annual Freedom Awards event at the museum on Wednesday, Oct. 17. (Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian)

Rev. Jesse Jackson knows the National Civil Rights Museum well. The two-time Democratic presidential contender, close associate of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and leader of the merged civil rights groups Rainbow-PUSH has been there often since the museum opened in 1991.

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