Jesse Jackson

Trump threatens to send the Feds to Chicago to end the 'carnage' from violence. City officials welcomed the assistance.

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 […]

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…

Between Don Lemon’s irrelevant observation that described the faint scent of marijuana in the Ferguson air during last night’s protests and asking a rape victim…

In light of what’s been going on this summer with Black men’s survival being threatened in this country and our need for a voice in…

Activist Rev. Jesse Jackson had an unpleasant encounter with a few Ferguson protesters who told the civil rights leader that they hadn’t seen him marching…

Rev. Jesse Jackson and his Operation PUSH organization, now known as the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition have staged several boycotts against major businesses based on their lack…

Love, peace and soul was the ‘Soul Train’ mantra and writer Nelson George has put all of the above into his new book, Soul Train:…

The saying is, “As goes Ohio, so goes the election.” The Buckeye State has proven to be a critical swing state in recent elections. Now,…