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Jackson to join Kenosha march to protest Rittenhouse verdict

March on Sunday afternoon traces Rittenhouse's route

Signs from protest against Rittenhouse verdict
A man picks up a sign during a rally held to protest the verdict of Kyle Rittenhouse in Los Angeles, Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges Friday after testifying he acted in self-defense in the deadly Kenosha shootings that became a flashpoint in the debate over guns, vigilantism and racial injustice in the U.S. AP Photo/Jae C. Hong

The Rev. Jesse Jackson is scheduled to join a march in Kenosha on Sunday to demand criminal justice reform following the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse.

A statement by Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition says the march Sunday afternoon is set to trace the route Rittenhouse took the night in August last year that he shot and killed two people and wounded a third during protests over police brutality.

The march comes two days after a jury cleared Rittenhouse of all charges and one day. Hundreds of people across the country protested his acquittal on Saturday.

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Among other things, the protesters will demand that the Department of Justice investigate the case for prosecution, including possible aiding and abetting charges against Rittenhouse’s mother.

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