Rev. Jesse Jackson was joined by leading executives from Apple, Intel and Hewlett-Packard for PushTech2020, a gathering of technology leaders focused on promoting minority participation in the tech industry.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson renewed his call for the technology industry to make workforce diversity as high a priority as product innovation during a Wednesday summit addressing Silicon Valley's shortage of women, blacks and Hispanics in high-paying jobs.
[Google] has started embedding engineers at select Historically Black Colleges and Universities so they can teach, mentor, and advise on curriculum. Last year, Google revealed… their diversity numbers after the Rev. Jesse Jackson called for a movement to open up
Peter Alexander, Lester Holt and Rev. Jesse Jackson talk about the situation in Baltimore following Monday night's scenes of chaos.
Reverend Jesse Jackson was on Democracy Now! earlier today talking about the rioting in Baltimore, and said the police have been coming in more like an "occupying force" than neighbors.
Freddie Gray, the Baltimore man who died last week while in police custody, was laid to rest after an emotional funeral service on Monday and Christian leaders have hailed him as a "martyr."
Thousands of people, including the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), attended the funeral of Freddie Gray at the New Shiloh Baptist Church in Baltimore on Monday, USA Today reports.
At Instapundit, Elizabeth Price Foley caught a real doozy of a column in the Cincinnati area's only daily newspaper — if you insist on calling something which looks like it was cobbled together overnight at Fedex-Kinko's a "newspaper." If...Show More Summary
Jesse Jackson may have popularized the term in the late 1980s, but a Yale researcher finds what may very well be the very first written instance of "African...
Jackson takes his place in the lengthening line of pseudo-religious blowhards who seem to have no sense of decorum, propriety or discretion, let alone humility.
The head of Apple's Environmental Initiatives division, Lisa Jackson, will be delivering one of the keynote speeches at May's PUSHTech2020 Summit, hosted by the non-profit Rainbow PUSH Coalition founded by the Rev. Jesse Jackson.
On Saturday, April 4, the faithful gathered, among them Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, Jesse Jackson from Operation PUSH, Dolores Huerta, iconic leader of the United Workers in California, and Cornel West, the New York intellectual and self-described rabblerouser....
Some of the nation’s most prominent civil rights leaders came out this weekend to support Jesus “Chuy” García for mayor of Chicago. The Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., Dolores Huerta, co-founder of the United Farm Workers, and author and activist...Show More Summary
A day after CBS avoided using the "Democrat" label for the scandal-plagued Jesse Jackson Jr., the network on Friday made sure to identify "Republican" Aaron Shock for a story on the resignation of the Congressman. Guest co-host Vladimir Duthiers informed, "The Republican compared himself to Abraham Lincoln in his farewell speech."
Former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. left a federal prison in Alabama Thursday and arrived at a halfway house in East Baltimore. Mike Schuh has the latest on Jackson’s arrival.
The former Congressman will serve the rest of his sentence either in a halfway house or under home confinement
NBC and CBS on Thursday failed to label the scandal-tarred Jesse Jackson Jr. as a Democrat. Instead of identifying his political party, Today co-host Savannah Guthrie carefully explained, "And former congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. left an Alabama prison this morning, accompanied by his family." She then noted that he would serve more time in a halfway house.
Today, former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is scheduled to leave an Alabama federal prison after serving time for misusing $750,000 in campaign funds for personal use.
The son of the Rev. Jesse Jackson will serve out the remainder of his sentence for misappropriating campaign funds for personal use at a halfway house in Washington, D.C.
Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has been released from prison after serving a year and a half for illegally spending campaign funds.