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Rev Jackson: attack on officers "act of terrorism"

Friday, July 08, 2016 - 01:00

Activist Reverend Jesse Jackson says while his civil rights group mourns the loss of five police officers in Dallas, his coalition must not be derailed from ending ''executions'' of black men ''Louisiana and Minnesota style.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Reverend Jesse Jackson in a news conference on Friday called the shooting death of five police officers at a march in Dallas an act of "terrorism." "The attack on the officers was a cowardly and insane act of terrorism, and in no way represents our long struggle for peace and justice for all," Jackson said. While mourning those who lost their lives in the line of duty, Jackson, who is the founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, said the shooting death of black men by police officers this past week in Louisiana and Minnesota must not be forgotten about.

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Rev Jackson: attack on officers "act of terrorism"

Friday, July 08, 2016 - 01:00