Jesse Jackson Jr. at the Muhammad Ali funeral: ‘We get up and we fight back’

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U.S. Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. stands with a group of about 50 ministers and other religious leaders voicing support for his re-election campaign during an event at the Park 52 restaurant, Monday, February 20, 2012. (Alex Garcia / Chicago Tribune)

In a very rare public appearance, convicted U.S. Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. will be attending Muhammad Ali’s memorial service in Louisville.  In an exclusive, he spoke with WGN Radio’s Ryan Burrow about Ali’s life and what it’s meant to him as he deals with his own hardships.


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