Jesse Jackson: After Dallas And Baton Rouge, We Need Action

Jesse Jackson

Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks to friends and family during the funeral of Alton Sterling at Southern University on July 15, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sterling was shot by a police officer in front of the Triple S Food Mart in Baton Rouge on July 5th, leading the Department of Justice to open a civil rights investigation. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

After speaking at the funeral Alton Sterling last weekend, Rev. Jesse Jackson penned the following statement on July 17 released by Rainbow Push Coaliton: