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Topic - Jesse Jackson
The Rev. Jesse Jackson criticized President Obama for putting unaccompanied alien children before Chicago, and argued that the federal government should award the Windy City $2 billion to help combat violence.
Google is planning to release statistics documenting the diversity of its workforce for the first time amid escalating pressure on the technology industry to hire more minorities and women.
Rev. Jesse Jackson plans to bring diversity advocates to eBay and Google shareholder meetings this week in an ongoing push improve Silicon Valley's poor record of including African Americans and Latinos in hiring, board appointments and startup funding.
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Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, the Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades.
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 industry known for its disruptive innovation.
Rev. Jesse Jackson plans to lead a delegation to the Hewlett Packard annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to bring attention to Silicon Valley's poor record of including blacks and Latinos in hiring, board appointments and startup funding.
Selma's annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee will feature civil rights leader Jesse Jackson, Tony Award-winning entertainer Jennifer Holliday and others.
Critical conversations about ‘where we go from here,’ to paraphrase Martin Luther King Jr., are lost when the ideas of achievement-oriented black conservatives are dismissed in the media.
North Korea has canceled for a second time its invitation for a senior U.S. envoy to visit the country to discuss a long-detained American's possible release, the State Department said Monday.
A political strategist and civil rights activist who helped elect Ohio's first black congressman and managed Jesse Jackson's unsuccessful 1984 presidential campaign has died. Arnold Pinkney was 84.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson's Rainbow PUSH Coalition filed a lawsuit recently against Georgia, claiming the state's "stand your ground" defense gun laws are unevenly applied and harmful to minorities.
Former Illinois U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has entered a North Carolina federal prison at least several days early to begin serving a 2 1/2-year prison term for misusing campaign funds, a prison official said Tuesday.
Prison-bound former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. plans to sell his home in Washington, D.C., to help pay a $750,000 forfeiture judgment — part of his sentence for illegally dipping into his campaign coffers and spending the money on rock 'n' roll memorabilia, furs capes, vacations, TVs and scores of other personal items.
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"If we can find $4 billion for those children ... we can find $2 billion for Chicago," Mr. Jackson said of combating violence there. "There are more children involved, and more have been killed, and more have been shot."
"If we can find $4 billion for those children — and we should — we can find $2 billion for Chicago," Mr. Jackson said, a CBS-affiliated radio station reported Wednesday