Rev. Jesse Jackson hospitalized

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Rev. Jesse Jackson in January 2020. Photo by JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP via Getty Images.

CHICAGO (WGN) — Reverend Jesse Jackson is in the hospital, according to the Rainbow PUSH Coalition.

The organization announced Monday that Jackson was recently admitted to the hospital for abdominal discomfort, NewsNation affiliate WGN reports.

He underwent surgery and is expected to be discharged within a few days, according to Rainbow PUSH.

Jackson is said to be “resting and in good spirits.” No further information has been provided at this time.

Rainbow PUSH Coalition is a multi-racial, multi-issue, progressive, international organization that was formed in Dec. 1996 by Jackson.

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