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Black Pastors Sue Big Soda

The extravagantly lucrative tradition established by “reverends” Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton is carried forward by another generation of looters: William Lamar, the senior pastor at D.C.’s historic Metropolitan African

Patti Smith played Studio 54 founder's new hotel, playing SummerStage with kids to honor dad

Patti Smith's Central Park show is a tribute to her late husband (and MC5 guitarist) Fred "Sonic" Smith, and Patti and Fred's children Jesse Paris and Jackson will be joining her for the show. Continue reading…

Jesse Jackson scolded Facebook about its lack of progress on diversity (FB)

The Reverend Jesse Jackson took Facebook to task on Thursday over the lack of diversity among its board of directors. Speaking at the company's annual shareholder meeting, Jackson noted that he'd addressed Facebook's board on the same subject at the same meeting two years ago. Show More Summary

Jesse Jackson wishes MLK 'had gotten to meet' LeBron James, compares him to Ali

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Longtime civil rights organizer praises LeBron's fight against racism.        

1878: A day in the death penalty around the U.S.

2 months agoNews / Crime : Executed Today

From the Jackson (Mich.) Weekly Citizen: A WOMAN’S DEATH AVENGED NEW ORLEANS, May 24. — To-day, between the hours of 1 and 2 o’clock p.m., at the parish seat of Union parish, Louisiana, Jesse Walker, a colored man, was executed for the murder of Violet Simmons. On the 12th of April last he was convicted. […]

Josh Jackson will reportedly have to attend anger management classes

With just over a month to go before the draft, NBA teams have a new development to pore over at the top of the lottery. Jesse Newell of the Kansas City Star reports on Monday that former Kansas Jayhawks star Josh Jackson will have to...Show More Summary

Jackson calls commission to investigate voter fraud a fraud

Civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson says President Donald Trump's commission to investigate voter fraud is itself a fraud. Speaking in Chicago on Thursday, Jackson says all studies of … Click to Continue »

Jesse Jackson, Chicago officials call for Facebook Live moratorium

3 months agoNews : USAToday: News

The Rev. Jesse Jackson and officials in the Chicago area are calling on Facebook to drop its Live function for 30 days, in the wake of the murder of Cleveland grandfather Robert Godwin, whose shooting was broadcast on the social network.        

Oh JJJr, You Tease

There's a crack in the Machine - start prying it open : While on home detention in 2015 for looting his campaign fund, former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. told prosecutors of other possible crimes “by him and others” and offered to secretly...Show More Summary

Jesse Jackson Likens Latinos Building Border Wall To Black People Building Slave Ships

The Rev. Jesse Jackson had a powerful analogy Wednesday on the topic of Latinos who might aid in the construction of a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Jackson spoke with UNICEF’s Claudia González Romo during the annual Hispanicize conference, which brings together Latino media and marketing influencers, in Miami. Show More Summary

Jesse Jackson urges Latinos to unite and battle Trump

4 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Blacks and Latinos should unite to fight voter discrimination, the Rev. Jesse Jackson said Wednesday.        

Uber CEO to Jesse Jackson: Diversity will be priority

Travis Kalanick made the pledge to the civil rights leader during a sit down Thursday in Chicago.        

'Grey's Anatomy' Stars Jesse Williams and Sarah Drew on April and Jackson's Big Step Forward

The stars talk with THR about the events of the bottle episode dubbed "Japril the Sequel." read more

Grey's Anatomy's Sarah Drew Breaks Down the Moment Every Japril Fan Was Waiting For & What It Means For The Future

And just like that, it looks like Japril is back on. All it took was Jackson (Jesse Williams) and April's (Sarah Drew) trip to Montana on tonight's new episode of Grey's...

Grey's Anatomy: Sarah Drew Reveals What's Next for Jackson and April

Looks like Japril is back on! On Thursday's episode of Grey's Anatomy, Jackson (Jesse Williams) and April (Sarah Drew) celebrated their successful miracle throat transplant by boning back at their hotel in Montana. Why Montana? Well,...Show More Summary

'Grey's Anatomy' Star Jesse Williams Previews "Japril the Sequel"

Will a work trip to Montana help get Jackson and April back on track? read more

Grey's Anatomy Sneak Peek: Will Jackson and April Rekindle Their Romance?

Thursday's episode of Grey's Anatomy finds April (Sarah Drew) and Jackson (Jesse Williams) taking a trip to Awkward Town when Catherine (Debbie Allen) sends them away to treat a young patient who needs a complicated throat transplant. Show More Summary

Grey's Anatomy: The Chaos at Grey Sloan Gets Personal

Thursday's episode of Grey's Anatomy was fittingly titled "Civil War," as Eliza Minnick's (Marika Dominczyk) presence continued to cause fissures among the doctors at Grey Sloan. Most notably, Jackson (Jesse Williams) is prepared toShow More Summary

Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. sees supervised release end early

4 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A judge is allowing former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. of Illinois to end supervised release early.

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