Watch Reverend Jesse Jackson Talk Racial Injustices & the Need to 'Learn to Live Together in Coalition'

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Reverend Jesse Jackson tours the floor of the Wells Fargo Center ahead of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on July 24, 2016. 

Politically charged, electronic duo Krewella caught a moment with Reverend Jesse Jackson at the Democratic National Convention.

In a Billboard Facebook live-stream, Krewella spoke with Rev. Jackson on the belief that racial injustices no longer persist in today’s world. The civil rights activist shared the great progress in racial and gender equality, but how our multi-cultural, multi-racial society will need to continue in order to learn to live in harmony.

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“We have the capacity to fight and win,” said the Reverend. “There was a time African-Americans were considered 3/5 human, we’re now the President. There was a time women could not vote, now a woman will head the ticket for the democratic party.”

“You can not make it by yourself in a multi-racial, multi-cultural society,” continued the Reverend.  “People need each other. We’ve learned to survive; the problem is now to learn to live together in coalition.”

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