Tag: jesse jackson

Jesse Jackson and Son Jesse Jr. Beg Trump’s Pardon for Disgraced Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich

The Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition convention July 1, 2019, in Chicago. Photo: Scott Olson (Getty) Civil rights icon the Rev. Jesse Jackson and his oldest son, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., are throwing their weight behind a push to implore Donald Trump for the release and full presidential pardon […]

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Biden Defends Record on Race Before a Black Audience at Rainbow-PUSH Convention

Former Vice President Joe Biden sits with the Rev. Jesse Jackson at Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition annual convention in Chicago, June 28, 2019, one day after Biden took a big hit on racial issues during the second night of the Democratic presidential primary debates.Photo: Scott Olson (Getty) A day after getting spanked on the issue […]

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T.I., the Central Park Five, and Ebenezer Baptist Church Kick Off Summit to End Mass Incarceration

(L to R) Antron McCray, Raymond Santana, Yusef Salaam, Kevin Richardson and Korey Wise embrace on stage at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Southern California’s 25th annual awards luncheon on June 7, 2019, in Los Angeles. Photo: Mario Tama (Getty Images) Anyone who thinks the black church is a bygone relic with no […]

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