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Rev. Jesse Jackson to Meet With Oakland High School Students

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    WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 22: Jesse Jackson poses for a portrait during the 55th Anniversary of Ben's Chili Bowl on August 22, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

    Oakland High School students will get to hear from the Rev. Jesse Jackson when the civil rights activist visits the school this morning, officials with the Oakland Unified School District said.

    Jackson will start his visit at 9:30 a.m. at 1023 MacArthur Blvd. where he will meet with leadership students and then students at a school assembly.

    At the assembly, Jackson will talk about voting rights, improving diversity in the technology industry and preventing gun violence.

    His plans also include registering some students to vote.

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