Rev Jesse Jackson Among Protesters Arrested During Washington Voting Rights Rally

Rev Jesse Jackson joined protesters who were lined up to be arrested outside the Hart Senate Office building in Washington on Monday, August 2, to demand an end to the filibuster and support voting rights and minimum wage legislation, footage shows.

Officers set up a table during the protest to conduct mobile processing for the overwhelming number of arrests being made, according to reports from demonstrators.

This footage filmed by Brooke Pierce shows a crowd greeting Rev Jackson and chanting “Thank you, we love you” to protesters who were willingly arrested by Capitol Police. Credit: Brooke Pierce via Storyful

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