The Rev. Jesse Jackson will speak Saturday in Louisville.
The civil rights leader is taking part in The Angela Project Conference. The Angela Project is a three-year commemoration of the 400th anniversary of black enslavement in America.
The conference is co-sponsored by Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition, Simmons College and other organizations.
Jackson will speak during an 11 a.m. session and worship service Saturday at St. Stephen Baptist Church (on West Kentucky Street).
Other conference speakers include LezliBaskerville, President of the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Education and Simmons College of Kentucky President Dr. Kevin Cosby.
The conference begins Friday evening.