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Latest Jesse Jackson Items
Selma's annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee will feature civil rights leader Jesse Jackson, Tony Award-winning entertainer Jennifer Holliday and others.
A staffing agency that contracts with Albuquerque's Convention Center is apologizing for a Craigslist ad that portrayed the Rev. Jesse Jackson as a waiter.
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.
The family of a Washington man imprisoned nearly a year-and-a-half in North Korea says it's alarmed and saddened the country has canceled a second invitation for a U.S. envoy to talk about his release.
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.
The low point so far in Chicago's closely watched battle with street gangs may have been the day that Michelle Obama came home for the funeral of a teenage honor student.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson will be among those honoring activist poet-playwright Amiri Baraka at a wake in New Jersey.
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.
Trayvon Martin's mother and father are reportedly shopping a book about their 17-year-old son whose death by gunfire sparked a national discussion about stand-your-ground defense laws and racism.