The following is the text of a letter written by Reverend Jesse Jackson to President George Bush dated May 1, 1991, as a plea for statehood for the District of Columbia, where 650,000 citizens are politically disenfranchised.
"A Moral Appeal to President George Bush,"
Trotter Review: Vol. 6
, Article 3.
Available at: http://scholarworks.umb.edu/trotter_review/vol6/iss2/3