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)  

Roland Martin and a select panel of guests discussed the home-going service and the celebration of Ali.

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…

The investigation will examine police practices used in the October 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald and dive deeper into other police shootings, training, and the use of deadly force.

Get In the Know With Kim’s ‘Black Friday’ News & Sports Headlines Good Friday to you continue this long holiday weekend. In Local News… Two people have been shot on the city’s northwest side early on this ‘Black Friday’, according to Metro Police. Police responded to a “shots fired” call near a popular bar, JD’s Pub, […]

Roland Martin and NewsOne Now preview the commemoration of the Million Man March and the Justice or Else rally in Washington D.C.

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…