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Rev. Jesse Jackson, 79, arrested by Capitol police for ‘illegal demonstrating activity’ | Daily Mail Online

Rev. Jesse Jackson, 79, arrested by Capitol police for ‘illegal demonstrating activity’ during Poor People’s Campaign protest

  •  Fellow liberal activist Bishop William Barber II, 57, was also arrested during the protest with more than 20 other people
  • Barber and Jackson, who has Parkinson’s disease, were ‘field arrested’ for ‘illegal demonstration activity’ while protesting in support of voting rights
  • The prominent activists were reportedly given tickets and not taken to jail 
  • Jackson and the protesters had blocked the street outside of the Hart building and refused to disperse during the nonviolent protest 

Rev. Jesse Jackson, 79, was arrested by Capitol police for ‘illegal demonstrating activity’ during a Poor People’s Campaign protest in Washington D.C. on Wednesday.

— Read more below on www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9719101/Rev-Jesse-Jackson-79-arrested-Capitol-police-illegal-demonstrating-activity.html

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