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QUESTION ASKED: What if diversity isn’t America’s strength? I once heard Jesse Jackson explain th…

QUESTION ASKED: What if diversity isn’t America’s strength? I once heard Jesse Jackson explain that racial integration of the NBA made it stronger and better. He was right. But would gender integration of the NBA have the same effect? Would diversifying professional basketball by height? Probably not. All of these analogies can take you only […]

“Martin Luther King’s Call to ‘Give Us the Ballot’ Is As Relevant Today as It Was in 1957”

Barbara Arnwine and John Nichols: To bend that arc, a new National Commission for Voter Justice has been constituted at the urging of the Reverend Jesse L. Jackson Sr., leaders of the National Bar Association and scholars and activists from … Continue reading ?

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One day in fall 2002, I opened my newspaper to read that the Reverends Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton were upset over some dialogue in the new hit movie Barbershop. The nation's most prominent civil rights activists had threatened toShow More Summary

Jackson State undefeated in SWAC, beats Alcorn State 60-55

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) -- Maurice Rivers scored 15 points to lead Jackson State to a 60-55 victory over Alcorn State on Saturday night. Rivers was 5-of-10 shooting from the floor. Treshawn Bolden and Jesse Love added 10 points apiece for...Show More Summary

Jesse in Jail!

Oh wait, he was just visiting - he got out later : The Rev. Jesse Jackson said he relies on daily physical therapy, medication and prayer to manage Parkinson’s disease, but he showed few signs of slowing down Monday as he carried on a decades-old Christmas tradition with a sermon to inmates at one of the nation’s largest jails. Show More Summary

Rev Jackson says he manages Parkinson's with daily therapy

The Rev. Jesse Jackson said he's relying on daily physical therapy, medication and prayer to manage Parkinson's disease, but he showed few signs of slowing down Monday as he carried … Click to Continue »

Regina Hall Joins Samuel L. Jackson in the Shaft Sequel

Richard Roundtree, Jesse T. Usher and Alexandra Shipp also star The post Regina Hall Joins Samuel L. Jackson in the Shaft Sequel appeared first on ComingSoon.net.

Jesse Jackson says John Conyers will 'outlive' harassment claims

last monthNews : NY Daily News

Jesse Jackson believes that disgraced Congressman John Conyers' legacy will not be tainted by the women accusing him of sexual misconduct.

Jesse Williams Pulls a Total Jackson Avery Move in This New Demi Lovato Video

Demi Lovato and Jesse Williams are two very hot people who coincidentally play two very hot people in love in her new music video. But, like, in millennial love, which means they rush into a proposal and then spend the entirety of their engagement talking themselves into it. Insecurities abound. ... More »

Freddie Roach to Jesse Jackson: Here's How to Kick Parkinson's Ass

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : TMZ.com

Legendary trainer Freddie Roach has a potentially lifesaving tip for Rev. Jesse Jackson in the wake of his Parkinson's diagnosis -- strap on the gloves and start boxing!! Freddie's speaking from personal experience... conquering Parkinson's for…

Shaft Reboot Gets X-Men: Apocalypse Star Alexandra Shipp

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Alexandra Shipp is in final talks to play the female lead in New Line's Shaft, alongside Samuel L. Jackson and Jesse T. Usher.

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We make it a habit to not wish any particular evil upon any particular person. Karma is a bastard and what goes around comes around with enough regularity that....well, case in point : Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, he announced Friday. Show More Summary

Alexandra Shipp in Final Talks to Join Samuel L. Jackson in Shaft

2 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

The film also stars Richard Roundtree and Jesse T. Usher The post Alexandra Shipp in Final Talks to Join Samuel L. Jackson in Shaft appeared first on ComingSoon.net.

In His Parkinson's Disease Announcement The GOD That Protected Jesse Jackson Against WHITE RACIST ASSAULT As He Fought To Bring Racial Justice To Oppressed Black People Turned Out To Be The 'FAKE EXE-JESUS OF SOCIAL JUSTICE' Who Is Failing To PROTECT TODA

JESSE JACKSON'S STATEMENT ABOUT HIS CONDITION OF PARKINSON'S DISEASE "On July 17, 1960, I was arrested, along with seven other college students, for advocating for the right to use a public library in my hometown of Greenville, S.C. I remember it like it was yesterday, for that day changed my life forever. Show More Summary

Jesse Jackson Says He Has Parkinson's Disease

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Jackson, 76, was diagnosed with the motor system disorder in 2015, according to the facility where he is undergoing treatment. "For me, a Parkinson's diagnosis is not a stop sign," he says.

Jesse Jackson Has Parkinson's Disease

Civil rights activist the Rev. Jesse Jackson said Friday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. A neurological disorder with no cure, Parkinson's can cause tremors, stiffness and difficulty balancing, walking and coordinating movement. Show More Summary

Jesse Jackson Reveals Parkinson’s Diagnosis

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

NPR reports: The Rev. Jesse Jackson has announced that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, saying that he first noticed symptoms “about three years ago.” Jackson, 76, released the news in what he called an update “on my health...Show More Summary

Rev. Jesse Jackson Reveals He's Battling Parkinson's Disease

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : TMZ.com

Rev. Jesse Jackson has revealed he has Parkinson's disease... but plans to dedicate himself to treatment in hopes of fighting the disease's progression for as long as possible. The 76-year-old civil rights icon says he and his family began to…

Jesse Jackson Announces He Has Parkinson’s Disease

2 months agoHealth : NYTimes: Health

The longtime civil rights leader said he plans to make “lifestyle changes” but will not allow the disease to interfere with his advocacy work.

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