Congressman Jackson to Speak on Race Relations

Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr.
Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. (PHOTO SUPPLIED)

Chicago Heights, IL-(ENEWSPF)- U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (Dem. 2nd, Ill.) will speak on “The State of Race Relations Today” at a special presentation at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1, at Prairie State College. A question-and-answer session will follow, according to a statement from the Center for Multicultural Communities.

The Center for Multicultural Communities is hosting the event in the atrium at the college, at 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights. Admission and parking are free, and all are welcome.

For more information, email Eugene Dumas, executive director, at [email protected] or call 708-709-3797.

The Center for Multicultural Communities works to improve human relations and end racial and ethnic prejudice, fear and misunderstanding. Online at