Jesse Jackson

    Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson released a Northwestern Medicine letter informing the public that he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2015 and he plans to dedicate himself to physical therapy.   Parkinson’s disease is a chronic neurological disorder that causes movement difficulties, which the now 76-year-old activist could no longer ignore […]

Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. reportedly admitted to other possible crimes committed by him and others as well as offered help in a federal investigation while on home detention in 2015.

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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.

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 […]

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…

Ashley Jackson, the fifteen year old love child of Rev. Jesse Jackson and Dr. Karin Stanford, wants to go into show biz.  A multi-talented young lady, Ajae sings, raps, writes music, acts and dances.  She posted some of her music on Facebook and it’s really good!  Find Ashley on Twitter and Instagram @RealAjae. Follow @aprilwattslive […]

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…

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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…

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Jesse Jackson Sr., called in and talked about the mental state of his incarcerated son, Jesse Jackson, Jr. The former Congressman entered federal prison in North…

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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:…