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A Celebration of the Life and Legacy of the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., at Georgetown University

November 3, 2011

  • Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr.
  • Rev. Frederick D. Haynes, III, Senior Pastor of the Friendship-West Baptist Church in Dallas Texas
  • Rev. Al Sharpton
  • Michael Eric Dyson
  • The Rev. Marcia L. Dyson, moderator
  • Gary Flowers, executive director & CEO of the Black Leadership Forum
  • Laura Murphy, director, ACLU Washington Legislative Office
  • James Peterson, is the director of Africana studies and associate professor of English at Lehigh University

Michael Eric Dyson hosts a celebration of the life and legacy of the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., in honor of his 70th birthday, featuring remarks by the Rev. Al Sharpton, Rev. Dr. Frederick D. Haynes and the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. The Rev. Marcia L. Dyson, will  moderate a discussion with Gary Flowers, Laura Murphy, James Peterson and Donna Brazile.

The event is open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis and will be available for viewing at


Monday, November 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Gaston Hall (Third Floor of Healy Hall)
Georgetown University
37th & O Streets, NW
Washington, D.C. 20057


Georgetown University

Media interested in attending must RSVP to Rachel Pugh at 202-687-4328 or Press will need to present valid credentials on campus.

Rachel M Pugh


Georgetown University37th and O Streets, N.W., Washington D.C. 20057(202) 687.0100

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