Rev. Jesse Jackson

Rev. Jesse Jackson addressed the discrimination claims against Sesame Place by penning a letter to the CEO in hopes of sparking change.

Rev. Jesse Jackson was with all the smoke for attorney Kevin Gough during the latest proceedings in Ahmaud Arbery's murder trial, seated right with Ahmaud's mom, Wanda Cooper-Jones, at the Glynn County Courthouse.

According to a health update from the couple's son Jonathan, Rev. Jesse Jackson is recovering swiftly from his positive coronavirus diagnosis but unfortunately saw his Parkinson's take a drastic turn for the worse. Meanwhile, Mrs. Jackson is unfortunately still in ICU fighting her battle with COVID-19.

Tomorrow is election day, we have big races going on all over the country. Reverend Jesse Jackson has been traveling to show his support for some of the great people we have a chance to elect. Today he’s in Georgia with Stacey Abrams and he’ll be there tomorrow to celebrate with her after she wins. Jackson […]

CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson says he’s been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson’s disease and plans to “dedicate” himself to physical therapy. In a Friday letter to supporters, the 76-year-old says family and friends noticed a change in him about three years ago and he could no longer ignore symptoms. […]

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.

  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)  

Satellite TV provider DISH is implementing similar tacts “that the old south employed when enacting laws that counted African-Americans as three-fifths of a man,” Rev. Jesse Jackson says. The civil rights leader has fired off a letter in which he comments on the battle between DISH and WGN, the network behind the acclaimed slavery drama […]

  4/4/16- Rev.  Jesse Jackson talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Click the link above to hear the entire interview. (Photo Source: AP)

Sincere condolences to the family and friends of Helen Burns Jackson, the mother of Rev. Jesse Jackson. She passed away at the age of 91 in…

Roland Martin talks to Rev. Jesse Jackson and current NAACP chair Roslyn Brock about the death of civil rights activist Julian Bond. “Chairman Bond was his normal self at our convention. He fell ill on vacation. He would fight to the end. Even walking around the convention hall, his voice and his passion was felt,” […]