Rev. Jesse Jackson
Roland Martin and Rev. Jackson discuss the challenges facing Black America under a Trump presidency.
homegoing service was attended by legendary members of the Black press like Les Payne and Ed Gordon. Kemba Smith — who was profiled nationally by Curry in Emerge magazine — and Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., spoke during the services, honoring the life of Curry.
Longtime journalist and champion of the Black press, George Curry, passed away on Saturday of a heart attack in Maryland at the age of 69.
Rev. Jesse Jackson talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about his visit to Baton Rouge, LA in light of the deadly floods. “Kids need tennis shoes, toothpaste, underwear, everything you can think of from diapers to dishes. Most of the people had flood insurance, but some did not,” Rev. Jackson said. Click the […]
Rev. Jesse Jackson talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the recent shootings in Dallas and Baton Rouge and the killers’ military affiliation. He also talks about the loose gun laws in Louisiana and Texas. Click the link above to hear the entire interview. (Photo Source: AP)
In 1988, Rev. Jesse Jackson ran for the Democratic presidential nomination, but Governor Michael Dukakis ultimately won the spot. Jackson mesmerized and galvanized many voters during the ’88 campaign, just as Sen. Bernie Sanders has done in 2016. Rev. Jackson understood that in order to increase his leverage and have an impact on the Democratic Party going […]
4/4/16- Rev. Jesse Jackson talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King Jr. Click the…
Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now via phone to discuss the Emanuel AME massacre that claimed the lives of nine worshipers.…
It has ben 32 years since Chicago had a mayor of African decent. Harold Washington was elected in 1983 and passed away while in office…