Recent commencement speakers at Howard University include Barack Obama, John Lewis, and Jesse Jackson. This year's selection: Puffy. Read more...
NEW YORK (AP) — Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades.
NEW YORK (AP) — Rev. Jesse Jackson is helping Major League Baseball mark the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, praising Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson has condemned the mob attack on motorist Steven Utash, who struck a child who had run into traffic earlier this month, according to the Detroit News.
Editor's note: Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) is serving a 30-month sentence in federal prison for misusing campaign funds. Having marched with your father many times for civil and human rights, and having gone to jail at...Show More Summary
Former U.S. Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. was transferred to from a North Carolina prison to a minimum security prison camp in Montgomery, AL after serving five days in solitary confinement. Jackson was placed in solitary confinement after he was reportedly advising inmates about their rights in prison after a guard “took exception to that” a
Former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. was transferred to an Alabama prison late last week and could be released from prison as early as the end of the year if he plays his cards right. [ more › ]
Former US Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. was reportedly punished with solitary confinement for giving legal advice to his fellow inmates. He's not the only one. The post Inmates Sent To Solitary Confinement For Helping Other Inmates Assert Their Rights appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who is serving a 2-1/2 -year sentence after pleading guilty to illegally using campaign money, has been moved from a federal prison in North Carolina to a minimum-security prison camp in Montgomery, Ala., The Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Former Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) is reportedly having issues during his stint in prison. The former representative has now been transferred to a new prison after a "dispute" with prison officials. Jackson had been dispensing legal advice to other prisoners, and when prison officials asked him to stop, he apparently refused to comply. Show More Summary
Federal officials have relocated Jesse Jackson Jr. — who has been incarcerated since October after pleading guilty to misusing campaign funds — to another prison after the former congressman wrangled with guards and was placed in solitary confinement.
(NY Daily News) Former Democratic Representative, Jesse Jackson Jr., was moved to a federal prison in Alabama after stirring up trouble in the North Carolina facility where he was confined. The Huffington Post reported, via Politomix: Jesse Jackson Jr. has … Continue reading ?
We smell a cover up: Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has been moved from a federal prison in North Carolina to a minimum-security prison camp in Montgomery, Ala., after clashing with prison officials and being placed in solitary confinement,...Show More Summary
Former Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. was helping others in prison and had some kind of dispute with prison officials because of that after being placed in solitary confinement. The 49-year-old former Chicago congressman had been advising other inmates in North Carolina about their rights in prison, according to the source, who said a guard took […]
The best way for convicted felon former Democratic Representative Jesse Jackson Jr to recover his reputation is to become a "Prison Rights Activist" while incarcerated where he provokes the prison administrators to throw him into solitary confinement. Show More Summary
I’M ALWAYS HAPPY TO MAKE TWITCHY: Instapundit schools Jesse Jackson on ‘immorality’ of Hiroshima bombing. For a longer-form response, you can’t beat this from Bill Whittle.
Reverend Jesse Jackson has been on a mission against tech companies, including Facebook, Apple, eBay, and Google since earlier this week when his non-profit, Rainbow Push, announced the results of a study that found African Americans...Show More Summary
The civil rights leader appeared at the shareholder meeting of Hewlett-Packard to kick off a campaign by his Rainbow/PUSH Coalition for greater inclusiveness at several large tech firms.
The civil rights activist is leading a delegation to highlight technology companies' poor records of including minorities in board appointments, hiring and funding decisions. The Rev. Jesse Jackson is bringing a strategy borrowed from...Show More Summary