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Ga. regulators debate charging the poor for 'free' phone service

...Those who qualify for Lifeline are already facing economic hardship," said George Korn, who represents the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, which opposes the rule. The coalition partners with a cellphone provider. "In most cases, they are surviving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-04-07/ga-regulators-debate-charging-poor-
Clifford Williams

...State Advisor for the SC NAACP Youth and College Division. He was also the Convener for the Georgia/Carolina Rainbow Push Coalition. At a young age he joined the Summer Grove Missionary Baptist Church in White Pond, SC where he was called to...

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Teen sex convict is released

...symbol of what's gone wrong, and what could go right," said the Rev. Jesse Jackson, the president of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition who was in Atlanta for a group conference. "Something about Genarlow Wilson touched the conscious of our nation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/27/met_149491.shtml
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Labor unions in Athens work to lure Hispanics

...Athens-Clarke County Library, and also will feature speakers from UFCW, EJC and civil rights groups like the NAACP and Rainbow/PUSH Coalition. The timing of today's march coincides with contract negotiations with Pilgrim's Pride. One plant's contract...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/03/met_142284.shtml
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Groups crash meeting about Grady's future

...frustrations and fears for the future of the hospital. "We need to be heard, not somewhere down the line," said Rainbow/PUSH Coalition regional office head Joe Beasley. "We need to be heard now." On July 13, leaders of a task force charged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/14/met_139604.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...Rev. Jesse Jackson has helped a man evicted from public housing townhomes move back into his residence. The Rainbow/PUSH Coalition paid a $4,000 bond to help Ronald Davis move back Tuesday. Mr. Davis says his rent was unfairly raised...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/15/met_32939.shtml
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Marchers rally to preserve legislation

...Gregory and Harry Belafonte - joined NAACP President Bruce Gordon and the Rev. Jesse Jackson, who heads the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, at Saturday's demonstration. "The most fundamental aspect of our democratic existence is at stake," Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/07/met_444066.shtml
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Across Georgia

...Council about $1.5 million for 2005. That will be withheld. Joe Beasley, the southern region director of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, claimed in October that the 13-county Boy Scouts council was reporting 10,000 black participants when as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/19/met_453652.shtml
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Jackson promises to push for voter rights

...The Rev. Jackson and the various black legislators, union representatives and clergy members who joined the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition president Monday said the restrictions would be harmful for minority, poor, elderly or student voters who will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/26/met_451383.shtml
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Across Georgia

...a Columbus deputy who shot an unarmed black man to death. The Rev. Jackson, the president of the National Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, said Monday that the law is needed to help prevent racial violence and assure all residents equal protection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/21/met_437728.shtml
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