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(via fox19.com) – His influence in 2011 has been questioned, as has his relevance to today’s social movements, but Rev. Jesse Jackson still has the ability to captivate an audience, and he did just that again Wednesday afternoon in Cincinnati’s Piatt Park.

Jackson compared what the Occupy movement is doing, to what the Civil Rights movement did more than 50 years ago.

“We need each other, in the hull, of this ship, we all look, amazingly similar. There’s no lights down here. We all look amazingly similar. In this hull, we fight, for the light. We fight for jobs. We fight for health care and we’re determined we’re not going away. We’re not going away. Move our tents. But don’t move our spirit,” he said.

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