TITLE

A new civil rights frontier

AUTHOR(S)
Glastris, Paul; Thornton, Jeannye
PUB. DATE
January 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;1/17/94, Vol. 116 Issue 2, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how Jesse Jackson has dedicated himself to battling black-on-black crime after his own home and neighborhood were invaded by street punks. Details of Jackson's program; His controversial message that the only way to rid schools of violence is for students themselves to report classmates carrying guns and peddling drugs; Jackson's own experience with violence; Issues of black moral decay; More.
ACCESSION #
9401117626

 

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