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The Reverend Jesse Jackson is endorsing Bernie Sanders.  During a campaign event at the University of Michigan on Sunday, Jackson announced his endorsement for the Vermont Senator, telling the crowd that a vote for Sanders is a vote for justice and health care.  The pair’s relationship goes back years, with Sanders supporting Jackson’s second presidential run in 1988 and Sanders being […]

Prison time can be rough on a marriage. The woes of former Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. and his wife, Sandi Jackson, continue, although both have finished their respective jail sentences. The Chicago Tribune reports that Jackson, Jr. has filed for divorce after 25 years of marriage. Via The Chicago Tribune:   Jackson Jr., 51, cited […]

The Rev. Jesse Jackson recently called for President Obama to issue a blanket pardon to Hillary Clinton before he leaves office. He said issuing the pardon could also help to heal the nation.

  Rev. Jesse Jackson talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show, live from Flint, Michigan, about the water crisis and the next steps to recovery.…

Historically Black Colleges are great institutions that have served as safe havens for our favorite actors, singers, and moguls (looking at you, Puff Daddy) where they have received the inspiration and education to dominate the stage, and our hearts. While everyone loves a good story about a celebrity and their HBCU experience, many of America’s politicians […]

Reverend Jesse Jackson spent his  birthday weekend working for the good of the community. Reverend Jesse Jackson  called for a White House conference on gun violence in…

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Rev. Jesse Jackson’s mother, Helen Burns Jackson, passed away Monday. Since the news of her death, Jackson and his family have received an outpouring of…

According to TMZ - Jesse Jackson's 16-year-old daughter Ashley wants to be a rap star and just recorded her first song - Jesse Jackson not to happy yet. Source TMZ

A female soldier in the Civil Rights Movement passes on to her great reward.   * President Barack Obama issues a statement on the passing of Rev. Willie T. Barrow, his “Godmother.” Click HERE. * A representative from Rainbow/PUSH Coalition reached out to me Saturday afternoon. A public memorial for Rev. Barrow will be held at […]

Apple gave Rev. Jesse Jackson to speak before their annual shareholder meeting today. Rev. Jesse Jackson praises the Billion dollar company for its donation of $50 million to non-profit organizations in efforts to help increase women and minority population in the technology industry.     SOURCE:http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2015/03/10/apple-shareholder-meeting-tim-cook-jesse-jackson-diversity-silicon-valley/24300147/

  The Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition held a meeting Thursday with Sony executives, including company co-chair Amy Pascal, discussing possible diversity initiatives. RELATED: Kevin Hart’s…