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November 14, 2012

Jesse Jackson Rallies Against Youth Jail

Two days after sweeping victories for Democrats on Election Day, Jesse Jackson visited Baltimore for a “Reallocate to Recreate” rally to stop a planned $70 million youth detention center. “We will not win on Tuesday and lose on Thursday,” the two-time presidential candidate said to about 200 people in War Memorial Building.

The Nov. 8 rally took on the air of a tent revival as the crowd clapped and shouted “Tell it” to speakers and singers. They told it.

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