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Jesse Jackson: Attacks On Jeremiah Wright 'A Source Of Pain'

The Huffington Post | Gene Demby | Posted 05.21.2012 | Black Voices

The Rev. Jesse Jackson said that recent attacks on Rev. Jeremiah Wright, the former pastor of President Obama's Chicago church, have been a personal ...

Jesse Jackson's Letter To Barack Obama | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Dear Mr. President: What a joy and relief it is to be able to salute you as President Obama. Congratulations on a magnificently run campaign. Your di...

Our Eyes Have Seen The Glory

Timothy Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Timothy Cooper

On November 5th, I examined the red, weary eyes of my fellow taxpayers, which showed the residue of a sleepless night spent checking every news channel to see if it was really true.

Jesse Jackson Explains His Tears For Obama

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Standing with more than 200,000 Obama supporters in Grant Park Tuesday, the Rev. Jesse Jackson cried as learned that Barack Obama would become America...

Obama Victory Scenes: Grant Park Reacts (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Scenes from Barack Obama's victory celebration in Grant Park...

Obama Responds To Jesse Jackson "Zionists" Claim

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In yesterday's New York Post, conservative columnist Amir Taheri reported on an interview with Rev. Jesse Jackson in Evian, France, at the World Polic...

Is Jesse Too Messy for the Convention?

Bob Starks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Bob Starks

Politically and personally, the Billary team did more to hurt Obama in the primaries than anyone. Yet both of them have been given major speaking roles in the convention. Thus many ask, why not Rev. Jackson?

Jesse Jackson On The N-Word Before Getting Caught: "Not Aware" If I Used It, "Unacceptable" If I Did

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview with "Inside Edition" filmed between the first airing of his infamous "cut his nuts off" hot mic tape and the revelation that he did, ...

Jesse Jackson Disparages Barack Obama: Caught On Tape (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE JULY 16 9:00 PM EASTERN TVNewser reports that Jesse Jackson did use the n-word in his controversial remarks about Barack Obama, but he did not...

Time for New Black Leaders

Kevin Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kevin Powell

I acknowledge what the Civil Righters have done, but younger African Americans are saying now, the jig is up and it is time for you to go, especially if you have not created hope for our communities.

Dear Jesse, Thanks for the Ride. Here's Where You Get Off.

Alice Singleton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alice Singleton

Now you've gone and relegated yourself to the civil rights kiddy table, along with the others in search of that mythical cultural Viagra to make them as relevant with "our" people as they used to be.

John McCain's Been Talkin' Down to White People

Paul Hipp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Hipp


How Jesse Jackson's Comments Almost Slipped By

LA Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The news that the Rev. Jesse Jackson took a crude swipe at Sen. Barack Obama this week put renewed scrutiny on the relationship between the veteran ci...

Fox News Almost Missed Jesse Jackson's Comment, Held Back Only His "Trash Talk"

Los Angeles Times | Matea Gold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- The news that the Rev. Jesse Jackson took a crude swipe at Sen. Barack Obama this week put renewed scrutiny on the relationship between th...

(Liberal) Fear of a Black President

John Ridley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Ridley

While it's never a shock when operatives of the far, far right have trouble with a person of color achieving stature, what a long strange trip this campaign season has been watching so-called liberals fumble the hot potato that is Barack Obama.

Jackson's Threat to Obama Must be Investigated by Secret Service

Christopher Ingram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Ingram

While I am not a prosecutor or law enforcement officer, I believe the threat "Reverend" Jackson made towards Obama was a violation of the law and should be investigated by the Secret Service.

Cable news anchors choking on Jesse Jackson's "nuts" | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

When Jesse Jackson's comments about Barack Obama broke yesterday evening, the true attraction for us wasn't the story itself, but the beautiful awkwar...

What is it That Jesse Jackson Wants to Cut Off?

Joan Garry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joan Garry

From what I am able to gather, Jesse got really, really mad at Senator Obama about something. He wants something cut off from the Senator: N _ _ S.

Sam Stein

Jesse Jackson: Obama Just Turned Crisis Into Opportunity | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JULY 9, 2008 UPDATE: Jesse Jackson's vulgar comments about Obama caught on tape... +++ Reverend Jesse Jackson, who is no stranger to America's raci...

Jesse Jackson: Clinton And Obama Must Keep An Eye On "Reconciliation"

Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

As a drumbeat grows for Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton to concede the Democratic presidential nomination to Sen. Barack Obama, the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson ...

Black Leaders Feeling Eclipsed In Obama Era

Newsweek | Allison Samuels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jesse Jackson can still get a crowd going--when he can find one. He appeared at a Los Angeles restaurant this fall, primed to discuss school dropout r...