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BUILDUP Radio Podcast Special Episode – Interview with Rev. Jesse Jackson On Diversity and Inclusion In Tech

BUILDUP co-hosted a Diversity and Inclusion in Tech roundtable with Rev. Jesse Jackson at Galvanize. Prior to the roundtable, BUILDUP General Partner Wayne Sutton had the opportunity to interview Rev. Jesse Jackson. During the interview Rev. Jackson discussed everything from Selma, why is he involved in tech space and Black History Month. You can watch […]

'Grey's Anatomy' Season 11 Recap, Spoilers: Sarah Drew Says Last Episode Was 'Heartbreaking and Emotional'

A lot of fans of the hit medical drama TV series "Grey's Anatomy" Season 11 have probably cried watching the scene where April (Sarah Drew) and Jackson (Jesse Williams) said goodbye to their newborn baby in "All I Could Do Was Cry."

Grey's Anatomy: Sarah Drew Breaks Down April's "Painful" Decision

R.I.P. Samuel Robert Avery. On Thursday's episode of Grey's Anatomy, April (Sarah Drew) and Jackson (Jesse Williams) got the news they had been dreading: that their unborn baby tested positive for Type II osteogenesis imperfecta, meaning...Show More Summary

"Supporters of a Chicago Little League team that had its national title revoked over allegations of cheating accused the Little League organization Wednesday of racism."

"Little League International announced Wednesday morning that the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars had players in its lineup who lived outside the team's boundaries."At an afternoon press conference, the Rev. Jesse Jackson asked, "Is this about boundaries or race?""This decision's untimely and inappropriate at this time," Jackson told reporters. Show More Summary

'Grey's Anatomy' Season 11 News, Spoilers: Jackson Might Turn to Faith for His and April's Baby

Last week's showing of the hit medical drama TV series "Grey's Anatomy" Season 11 saw April (Sarah Drew) and Jackson (Jesse Williams) facing a dilemma about the fate of their unborn child.

BUILDUP Interview with Rev. Jesse Jackson on Diversity and Inclusion In Tech, Politics and Black History Month

Last week BUILDUP co-hosted a Diversity and Inclusion in Tech roundtable with Rev. Jesse Jackson at Galvanize. Prior to the roundtable, BUILDUP General Partner Wayne Sutton had the opportunity to interview Rev. Jesse Jackson. During the interview Rev. Jackson discussed everything from Selma, why is he involved in tech space and Black History Month. You […]

BUILDUP Event Photos: Diversity and Inclusion Technology Round Table With Rev. Jesse Jackson at Galvanize in San Francisco

Last week BUILDUP co-hosted a Diversity and Inclusion Technology Round Table With Rev. Jesse Jackson at Galvanize in San Francisco. You can view all of the photos on other social networks below: Google+: https://plus.google.com/photos/107210600059771871270/albums/6112830637841607569 Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/124948989@N06/ Post by Buildup.

Grey's Anatomy: Should April Terminate Her Pregnancy?

Things are not looking good for Jackson (Jesse Williams) and April (Sarah Drew) on Grey's Anatomy. At the end of Thursday's episode, it's all but a foregone conclusion that the newlyweds are about to receive the news they've been dreading: that their unborn baby has a fatal disease. Show More Summary

Tweets and Instagram Photos with Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. at Galvanize for Diversity Round Table

Today was a special day. Today I had the chance to interview Rev. Jesse Jackson at Galvanize HQ in San Francisco for an upcoming BUILDUP video.

'Grey's Anatomy': April will have to consider 'the unthinkable' after baby's diagnosis

After the "Grey's Anatomy" fall finale fans knew that the second half of Season 11 would be extremely difficult for April Kepner (Sarah Drew) and Jackson Avery (Jesse Williams).Their unborn baby boy has been diagnosed with Osteogenesis...Show More Summary

What Sarah Palin has in common with Jesse Jackson

If you're among the many critics of Sarah Palin, the news of her recent rambling speech in Iowa and the conservative fallout around it won't be that surprising. Still, it reminds me on a smaller scale of the similar sort of "fading star" treatment the Rev. Show More Summary

These tech firms don’t observe MLK Day — and Jesse Jackson is calling them on it

Tech companies are notoriously dominated by white men, as we've learned from their various diversity reports in the past year. Many firms have pledged to do better, citing the way inclusion fosters creativity and innovation. The Rev. Jesse Jackson was a key figure last year in pressuring Silicon Valley to reveal its workforce demographics. Now, the civil rights leader […]

News Roundup & Open Thread for Friday, Jan. 9, 2015

Christie scandals U.S. attorney subpoenas Baroni testimony in Christie bridge scandal probe. Top Christie fundraiser linked to Yankees says gov never discussed Port Authority contract bid with him. Jesse Jackson on Christie 2016: "Economic justice should be front and center." Before Bridgegate, Christie used Port Authority as a political weapon. Show More Summary

JESSE JACKSON ON IMMIGRATION AND SILICON VALLEY: Get Rid Of H1 Visas: “We need to get rid of H1B w…

JESSE JACKSON ON IMMIGRATION AND SILICON VALLEY: Get Rid Of H1 Visas: “We need to get rid of H1B workers. There are Americans who can do that work, and H1B workers are cheaper and undercut wages.”

The 20 Most Annoying Liberals of 2014

Honorable Mentions: The ACLU, Joe Biden, Michael Bloomberg, The Freedom From Religion Foundation,  Jesse Jackson, Ezra Klein, Sally Kohn, Sheila Jackson Lee, Mike Malloy, Michelle Obama, Rosie O’Donnell, Chris Rock,

Nocera: The Myth of Silicon Valley's 'Meritocracy'

Joe Nocera. New York Times: This summer, Jesse Jackson shamed a number of important Silicon Valley companies, including Google, Facebook, Apple and LinkedIn, into publishing a breakdown of their employees by race and sex. The numbers are appalling -- something the companies were forced to concede once the figures became public. Show More Summary

'They Can't Breathe': A Salute to NYC's Finest

In the aftermath of the Ferguson riots it seems no cops are safe in America. Black youths are equally endangered as long as racepreneurs like President Obama, Mayor de Blasio, Eric Holder, Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson and their cohorts on the Left continue to lead "conversations" on race.

Inmates hear Christmas message in Chicago jail

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Archbishop and Rev. Jess Jackson lead services at one of America's largest lockups

The Revolution Will Be Tweeted, Instagrammed, YouTubed, Snapchated, Etc.

Last week I participated on a panel at the Rainbow Push Telecom conference with Reverend Jesse Jackson on the topic "From Exclusion to Inclusion, Getting to Equal in our Society Economically, Politically and Socially. As you could imagine the conversations quickly turned to Ferguson case and the Garner case. Show More Summary

Jesse Jackson Compares Himself, Sharpton to MLK in Response to Race Baiting Charge

Tuesday on NewsMax TV's "MidPoint," Rev. Jesse Jackson addressed accusations of race-baiting by black leaders such as himself and Al Sharpton by comparing them to race baiting allegations from infamous segregationist George Wallace towards civil rights icon Rev. Show More Summary

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