Rev. Frederick Douglass Haynes III chats with Rev. Jesse Jackson at the Rainbow PUSH Convention Faith Leaders Luncheon at the David Rubenstein Forum at the University of Chicago on the South Side, Tuesday, July 18. Rev. Jackson is stepping down as head of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, the civil rights organization he founded in Chicago in 1971, and handing the reins to Rev. Haynes, senior pastor of Friendship-West Baptist Church in Dallas.

Rev. Frederick Douglass Haynes III chats with Rev. Jesse Jackson at the Rainbow PUSH Convention Faith Leaders Luncheon at the David Rubenstein Forum at the University of Chicago on the South Side, Tuesday, July 18. Rev. Jackson is stepping down as head of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, the civil rights organization he founded in Chicago in 1971, and handing the reins to Rev. Haynes, senior pastor of Friendship-West Baptist Church in Dallas. Though he’s stepping down as president, Jackson, 81, said he intends to remain active.

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Former Northwestern athletes went public with allegations of widespread hazing in the school’s athletic program, the Rev. Jesse Jackson announced he will step down as president of Rainbow PUSH, and this week’s $1 billion Powerball jackpot was the seventh highest in U.S. history.

Rev. Jesse Jackson, 81, greets attendees of a reunion of people who worked on his 1984 and 1988 presidential campaigns, shortly after announcing he will step down as president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, Friday, July 14.

Rev. Jesse Jackson, 81, greets attendees of a reunion of people who worked on his 1984 and 1988 presidential campaigns, shortly after announcing he will step down as president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, Friday, July 14.

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Tanner Adell performs during the 10th Windy City Smokeout outside the United Center, Saturday, July 15.

Tanner Adell performs during the 10th Windy City Smokeout outside the United Center, Saturday, July 15.

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Police tape is tied to a fence at the scene where Ashley Griggs, 40, was killed and four others were wounded in a drive-by mass shooting near South Karlov Avenue and West Washington Boulevard in West Garfield Park, Monday, July 17.

Police tape is tied to a fence at the scene where Ashley Griggs, 40, was killed and four others were wounded in a drive-by mass shooting near South Karlov Avenue and West Washington Boulevard in West Garfield Park, Monday, July 17.

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Flanked by attorneys and supporters, former quarterback Lloyd Yates, 26, speaks during a news conference in River North to discuss hazing in Northwestern University’s football program, Wednesday, July 19.

Flanked by attorneys and supporters, former quarterback Lloyd Yates, 26, speaks during a news conference in River North to discuss hazing in Northwestern University’s football program, Wednesday, July 19.

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A person selling inflatable toys and balls stands on the sidewalk at Montrose Beach, Wednesday, July 19.

A person selling inflatable toys and balls stands on the sidewalk at Montrose Beach, Wednesday, July 19.

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Leonard Botello IV, owner of TRUTH BBQ in Texas, shows off brisket that is cooking during the 10th Windy City Smokeout outside the United Center, Saturday, July 15.

Leonard Botello IV, owner of TRUTH BBQ in Texas, shows off brisket that is cooking during the 10th Windy City Smokeout outside the United Center, Saturday, July 15.

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Vice President Kamala Harris and Rev. Jesse Jackson sit next to one another as Santita Jackson sings at the Apostolic Church of God at 6320 South Dorchester Avenue in Woodlawn during service dedicated to Rev. Jesse Jackson as he steps down from Rainbow Push, Sunday, July 16.

Vice President Kamala Harris sits beside the Rev. Jesse Jackson as Jackson’s daughter, Santita, sings a gospel medley, Sunday, July 16. The vice president addressed the crowd at Apostolic Church of God in Woodlawn, commemorating Jackson stepping down as head of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, the civil rights organization he founded in Chicago in 1971.

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A congregant celebrates at the Apostolic Church of God in Woodlawn during a service dedicated to Rev. Jesse Jackson as he steps down as head of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, Sunday, July 16.

A congregant celebrates at the Apostolic Church of God in Woodlawn during a service dedicated to Rev. Jesse Jackson as he steps down as head of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, Sunday, July 16.

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Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) Chief Administrator Andrea Kersten enters a press conference at COPA’s headquarters in the West Town neighborhood, where she provided an update about the ongoing investigation of Chicago police officers who allegedly had sexual misconduct with asylum seekers who were temporarily staying in the 10th District Ogden police station, Tuesday, July 18.

Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) Chief Administrator Andrea Kersten enters a press conference at COPA’s headquarters in West Town, where she provided an update about the ongoing investigation of Chicago police officers who allegedly had sexual misconduct with asylum seekers who were temporarily staying in the District 10 police station, Tuesday, July 18.

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Alderpersons look up at the screen to read the votes during a City Council meeting at City Hall in the Loop, Wednesday, July 19.

Alderpersons look up at the screen to read votes during a Chicago City Council meeting at City Hall in the Loop, Wednesday, July 19.

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Davis Pantry clerk Pancham Patel sells a Powerball lottery ticket to Evanston resident Maria Moraites-Sato, Tuesday, July 18. Wednesday’s $1 billion jackpot has boosted ticket sales, retailers say.

Davis Pantry clerk Pancham Patel sells a Powerball lottery ticket to Evanston resident Maria Moraites-Sato, Tuesday, July 18. Wednesday’s $1 billion jackpot has boosted ticket sales, retailers say.

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