The awards ceremony will take place on Monday July 19e, at the Elysee Palace, Paris, France which is the official residence of the President of the French Republic.
I am deeply honored and delighted to be promoted to the rank of Commander of the National Order of the Legion of Honor by decree of the President of the French Republic, His Excellency Emmanuel Macron – the highest distinction of all military and civilian distinctions French.
The dignity and weight of this very special honor is fully recognized by me and I appreciate and am truly grateful to be honored with such prestigious recognition by the great and beloved nation of France.
I have received several accolades from countries around the world, however, this one is among the most special due to France’s courageous and moral leadership in the world – fighting poverty, promoting peace, recognizing and acting to do in the face of climate change, promote diversity and racial tolerance.
Let us continue to work together to promote world peace, balanced economic growth and development, tolerance, unity, and thus take action to advance, in the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the well-being community. loved around the world.
Rainbow Coalition PUSH is a multiracial, multi-issue, progressive international organization that was formed in December 1996 by Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. through the amalgamation of two organizations he founded Operation PUSH People United to Serve Humanity (established in 1971 ) and the Rainbow Coalition (created in 1984). With its headquarters in Chicago and offices in Washington, DC, Atlanta, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, New York and Oakland, the organization strives to make the American Dream a reality for all citizens while advocating for peace. and justice in the world. RPC is dedicated to improving the lives of all by serving as a voice for the voiceless. Its mission is to protect, defend and obtain civil rights by leveling the economic and educational rules of the game while promoting peace and justice in the world.