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How did Jesse Jackson become a social activist...

Jesse Jackson is an activist, minister and politician whose career in the public eye has lasted more than 50 years.

Cornel West Compares Bernie Sanders to Jesse Jackson

last weekNews : Truthdig

    Cornel West. (Esther / CC BY-SA 2.0) Bernie Sanders’ most high-profile black supporter described the socialist senator’s presidential campaign as “even more progressive” than former Democratic insurgent Jesse Jackson’s runs in the...Show More Summary

Cornel West says ‘Brother Bernie’ Sanders will win the Black Lives Matter vote

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Bernie Sanders is as much an insurgent as Jesse Jackson was, according to Cornel West, who worked for both Jackson campaigns and is now the socialist Democratic presidential candidate’s most high-profile black backer. “Absolutely, no doubt about it,” the academic and campaigner told the Guardian....

Prison term ending for Jesse Jackson Jr.

The saga of a former Democratic power couple takes a new turn Sunday when ex-U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. completes his prison term, triggering a 30-day wait before his wife Sandi, a former Chicago alderman, must surrender to authorities.

Helen Burns Jackson, Mother of Rev. Jesse Jackson, Mourned in S.C. 

When the Rev. Jesse Jackson’s mother gave birth to him as an unwed teen, “I guarantee you where she was going to church didn’t look like this,” said former U.S. President Bill Clinton in his signature conversational style during homegoing services Monday for Helen Burns Jackson. Mrs. Jackson died Sept. 7 at age 91.

truTV Weights from Las Vegas

3 weeks agoSports / Boxing :

Photos: Mikey Williams / Top Rank Oscar Valdez 126.8 vs. Chris Avalos 126.8 Jesse Hart 167.2 vs. Aaron Pryor Jr 167.4 Alberto Torres 126 vs. Cristian Silva 127.2 Egor Mekhontsev 175.6 vs. Jackson Junior 177 Mike Reed 140 vs. Antonio … Continue reading ? The post truTV Weights from Las Vegas appeared first on Boxing News.

Alex & Jesse's Artful Adventures — House Tour

Pin it Name: Alexandra Hanson & Jesse Location: Jackson Heights; Queens, New York Size: 1,050 square feet Years lived in: 9 months; Owned Despite having only moved into their co-op in November, Alex and Jesse have already made theirShow More Summary

Jesse Jackson Jr. gets furlough to attend grandmother's funeral

Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who is on home detention as ne nears the end of his prison term for looting his campaign fund, has been given a four-day furlough beginning Friday to attend his grandmother's funeral in Greenville, S.C...

Helen Burns Jackson, Rev. Jesse Jackson’s mom, dies aged 92

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

Helen Burns Jackson, the mother of civil rights leader Jesse Jackson, has died. She was 92.

Rev. Jesse Jackson Booed Off Stage After Asking For Donations During Ferguson Protest

3 weeks agoNews : Jonathan Turley

By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor An attempt to solicit revenue for his church, Rev. Jesse Jackson received a strong rebuke. Though this happened last year, it is worth revisiting here. While attending a protest rally organized by those voicing grievances against police misconduct and racial discrimination, the Rev. Jackson seized upon the moment to ask […]

Keeping Hope Alive

Earlier today, Mona and I recorded a Need to Know : here. We have a guest, Lee Smith, who talks about Iran. One of the things he says — if I may borrow from Jesse Jackson — is Keep Hope Alive. He has not thrown in the towel, as far as the Iranian nuclear program is concerned. Mona and I talk about a variety of issues. Show More Summary

Are Headlines Dooming Bernie Sanders’ Campaign?

The problem with comparing Sanders to Shirley Chisholm and Jesse Jackson. The post Are Headlines Dooming Bernie Sanders’ Campaign? appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Web extra: Do black lives matter in the US?

Leading civil rights activist Jesse Jackson says there is a "leadership void in white America".

Patti Smith Talks "Aqua Teen Hunger Force" Finale Song: "A Dream Come True"

Photo by Ebru Yildiz Last night,  the  Adult Swim  show  "Aqua Teen Hunger Force" came to an end. To mark its passing, Patti Smith collaborated with her son Jackson and daughter Jesse on "Aqua Teen Dream", an elegiac ballad that appeared during the series finale. Show More Summary

Parents Just Don’t Understand: Jesse Jackson Bans His Daughter From Using The “N-Word” In All Her Raps

Jesse Jackson Bans Daughter From Using N-Word Jesse Jackson is banning his teen daughter from using the n-word during her new rap career… Via TMZ: Jesse Jackson is staring to bend a little on his 16-year-old daughter doing rap

Jesse Jackson's Daughter -- Dad Bans N-Word from Her Raps

Jesse Jackson is staring to bend a little on his 16-year-old daughter doing rap music, but he's standing firm on one rule -- absolutely NO use of the n-word in her rhymes. A rep for Ashley Jackson tells TMZ... the teen grew up with zero…

Ex-U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. gets furlough to visit grandmother

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who is on home detention as he nears the end of his sentence on federal felony charges, has been granted a short furlough to visit a grandmother in South Carolina, court records show.

Apple more than doubles hiring of women and minorities

Like other major tech companies, Apple has been under public pressure to increase the number of women and minorities in a workforce that is overwhelmingly male and white or Asian. Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson has been joined byShow More Summary

Jesse Jackson -- It's Not A Wrap On Daughter Rapping ... Yet (VIDEO)

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity :

Rev. Jesse Jackson is backing off any plans to shut down his little girl’s rap star dreams -- just as long as she keeps her nose in the books too. Jesse’s 16-year-old daughter, Ashley Jackson was…

Bump It? Or Dump It? Jesse Jackson’s Teen Daughter Records Rap Track… [AUDIO + LYRICS]

Who knew Reverend Jesse Jackson’s teen daughter Ashley aspired to be a rapper? Ashley Jackson identifies herself as both a singer and rapper and she’s hoping to explore a career in music. But wait… her famous pop isn’t too keen on the...Show More Summary

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