Today, thousands are gathering in Madison, Milwaukee and other cities. These protests will undoubtedly escalate as the people turn their protest into power and rise up to take back their government.
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The failure of PUSH today rests on its inability to identify a successor that mirrors Rev. Jackson's political intelligence, civic awareness, and understanding of global citizenship.
Recently, I held an interview with Rev. Jesse Jackson in which we discussed a wide variety of issues including economics, civil rights, and the Israel-Gaza conflict.
The Clinton campaign message was transparent: they are trying to pigeonhole Obama as the "black" candidate -- not simply as a matter of pigmentation but as a matter of voter appeal.
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