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Jesse Jackson encourages voter registration in Cincinnati

Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson was in Cincinnati Tuesday to encourage voter registration.

Rev. Jackson is stressing the importance of participation in the electoral process and react to the nationwide effort to suppress voter turnout among targeted populations during a morning press conference.

In addition, Rev. Jackson met with key African American ministerial leadership and addressed a rally to urge Cincinnati State University students to become active participants in the political process this year.

Jackson is addressing the efforts to combat unprecedented voter suppression efforts in Ohio and across the country.

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