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Reverend Jesse Jackson

Jesse Jackson Targets Tech Industry's Lack Of Diversity

AP | By MARTHA MENDOZA and JESSE WASHINGTON | Posted 05.18.2014 | Black Voices

The Rev. Jesse Jackson is bringing a strategy borrowed from the traditional civil rights era playbook to the age of social media and a booming tech in...

The Key to Solving Absolutely Everything...

Dan Duffy | Posted 11.05.2013 | Impact
Dan Duffy

His book Shake the World (now available in paperback from Penguin Books), is about people who decided to use their voices and ideas to change and enhance the lives of countless people all over the earth.

Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Struggles Weigh Heavily On His Father

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 01.30.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — In the cluttered office where he's met with some of the nation's top politicians and preachers, penned rousing speeches and planned ci...

Elise Foley

Joe Walsh: Jesse Jackson Wants To 'Keep African Americans Down On Some Plantation'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) isn't backing down from controversial comments he made last week about Rev. Jesse Jackson -- instead, he's rampi...

Reverend Solomon Jackson, Jr.: Blessed to be a Blessing

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

The Reverend Solomon Jackson, Jr., a retired state employee from South Carolina, set a powerful example after he received an unexpected blessing of his own.

Sam Stein

Jesse Jackson Raises Specter Of 14th Amendment Challenges In Pitch To Dems

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hoping to motivate minority and Democratic base voters, Reverend Jesse Jackson has begun airing concerns that the Republican Party could challenge the...

The Method to Jesse Jackson's Madness

Yvette Carnell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yvette Carnell

The African-American community no longer requires a leader who champions causes as a strategy for gaining headlines rather than seeking creative solutions to the problems of the African-American community.

It's Earth Day. What Should You Do?

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Do you have special plans for Earth Day?

Targeted Stimulus: Jesse Jackson's Wall Street Project

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Mary Ann West

2010 marks the 50th anniversary of Jackson's 1960 arrest for the unmitigated audacity of trying to enter a public library in a segregated state.

The Tunnel of Doom on 3rd Street

Keely Field | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Keely Field

I was one of the thousands of purple ticket holders who survived "The Tunnel of Doom on 3rd Street," as it's known to those of us who suffered through the most disappointing day of our lives.

The Obama Imprint

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

What Obama has done is so extraordinary that it calls into question the entire project of black advocates and intellectuals preoccupied by the question of racism.