Rev. Jackson, PUSH back bill to end prison solitary confinement.
June 29, 2021
On June 21, Reverend Jackson met with Anthony Gay, who spent 22 years in solitary confinement in several Illinois prisons. Also, in the meeting were two of Gay’s lawyers, Nicolette Ward, associate attorney with the Romanucci & Blandin law firm, and Attorney Maggie Filler, along with volunteer Annika O’Melia, activist Karen Hicks, Reverend Janette Wilson, Reverend Jackson’s senior advisor, and John Mitchell, Rainbow PUSH Coalition’s chief of staff.