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GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Rev. Jesse Jackson, founder of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition and a renowned Baptist minister, will serve as Bennett College's 2018 Baccalaureate speaker, officials have announced. Baccalaureate will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 4, inside the Annie Merner Pfeiffer ...
Kroger is the nation's largest supermarket chain. It is the world's third largest retailer, trailing only Walmart and Costco. The Rev. Jesse Jackson doesn't want you to go food shopping at any of its 2,782 locations across the U.S.. That's because Jackson, a South Carolina native, is unhappy that Kroger has ...

In this Feb. 14, 2018 photo, the Rev. Jesse Jackson stands on the motel balcony where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tenn. on April 4, 1968. Jackson was at the motel with King when the assassination took place. The building, which was formerly the Lorraine Motel, is now ...
Jesse Jackson told The Enquirer Tuesday he wants to "expand" the boycott he called against Cincinnati-based Kroger to protest store closures in minority communities. Jackson also said he wasn't sure if he believed Kroger's claims that a Walnut Hills store and others around the country were unprofitable ...
Jesse Jackson said he's concerned about FC Cincinnati's proposal to build a stadium in the West End. That's right. He's paying ... Rev. Jesse Jackson, right, posed for a photo with Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley, left, the mayor's wife, Dena, and their son, Joseph, last week in Memphis. (Photo: Screenshot).
The Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. will join other black leaders in Cincinnati today to boycott the business practices of Kroger. The civil rights leader will also speak to Cincinnati leaders about the ongoing fight over FC Cincinnati's plan to put a stadium in the predominantly black West End neighborhood and lend ...

Jesse Jackson calls for Kroger boycott over inner city store closures. by Jeff Hirsh, WKRC/WKRC Staff. Jesse Jackson says Kroger is closing stores in predominantly black neighborhoods, leaving them in food deserts (WKRC). temp JESSE JACKSON IN WALNUT HILLS_frame_33533.png. temp JESSE JACKSON IN ...
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On a visit to Cincinnati Tuesday, the Rev. Jesse Jackson explained why he's calling for a boycott of Kroger Co. stores. The Enquirer/Kareem Elgazzar. by Taboola by Taboola. AD CONTENT. Credit.com · The Highest Paying Cash Back Card Has Just Hit The MarketCredit.com. Undo. Money Morning.
CINCINNATI -- Just days after calling for a national boycott of the Kroger Co., the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. brought his fight to the corporation's front porch. The Rainbow Push Coalition Local Steering Committee invited Jackson to Cincinnati as he continues his protest over Kroger closures in predominantly ...
The Rev. Jesse Jackson is calling on civil rights supporters to take action to oppose the Trump administration's policies, which he deems “authoritarian.” “The Trump administration has demonstrated in word and deed that it is an advocate for authoritarianism, not democracy, and white supremacy, not ...
Rev. Jesse Jackson has called for a boycott of Kroger stores while in Memphis marking the 50th year since the assassination of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., according to reports. Two Kroger locations in the heart of Memphis closed in February sparking community pushback, according to The Commercial ...
It's been 50 years since King's slaying, but this marks the first time the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Ambassador Andrew Young have been back to the motel together. The sole surviving members of King's entourage that day, Jackson and Young have met CNN here to discuss their friend and teacher's legacy, ...
(CNN) On April 4, 1968, Jesse Jackson was 26 years old. He was in Memphis, Tennessee, traveling as an aide to Martin Luther King Jr. in an effort to rally support for a sanitation workers' strike started that February over dangerous working conditions and the deaths of two men who were crushed to ...
Jesse Jackson - an eyewitness to the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - launched this week's MLK50 commemoration with the language of Easter. "I suppose what makes me feel excited about Memphis - I think Memphis must be put in a different place - is that Atlanta is his Bethlehem, ...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - Civil rights leader Reverend Jesse Jackson will spend Easter Sunday in the Mid-South, as MLK50 events get underway. Jackson will preach and share his mixed emotions of America's progress in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of Dr. King's assassination at ...
Civil Rights legend Jesse Jackson officially arrived in Memphis on Saturday ahead of the MLK50 commemoration. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. Jackson will help kickoff the events this week with an Easter address Sunday night. He spoke with reporters Saturday after arriving at Memphis International Airport ...
Jesse Jackson and Andrew Young visited familiar but painful territory this weekend — the balcony of the Lorraine Motel. It has been nearly 50 years — April 4, 1968 — since the two of them stood on that balcony above the prone body of Martin Luther King Jr., pointing in the direction from which they thought ...
Jesse Jackson still remembers the sound of the gunshot and the sight of blood. They have been with him for half a century. "Every time I think about it, it's like pulling a scab off a sore," he says. "It's a hurtful, painful thought: that a man of love is killed by hate; that a man of peace should be killed by ... Martin Luther King
Jesse Jackson takes a moment to read a copy of Newsweek magazine, with a cover showing a mourner passing by the body of the recently assassinated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., during his flight from Atlanta to Memphis to carry out the Final March, 1968. (Credit: Robert Abbott Sengstacke/Getty Images) ... Martin Luther King
Rev. Jesse Jackson was among those who was with Dr. King the day of the shooting. The night of April 3 as Rev. Jackson and others arrived in Memphis, Dr. King wasn't feeling well. Rev. Jackson affirmed similar reports that King had been battling the emotional weight of his work. But Dr. King forged ... Martin Luther King
Allegations of antisemitism and sanctimonious calls for Women's March leaders to educate themselves about Farrakhan and denounce him echo attacks on Jesse Jackson three decades ago. Jackson first found himself targeted by supporters of Israel in 1979, when United Nations ambassador Andrew ... Martin Luther King
A self-proclaimed “accidental CLO,” Jesse Jackson has served in numerous roles at the multinational banking and financial services firm JPMorgan Chase & Co. After completing five years of active duty in the U.S. Navy, he joined the bank's management development program more than 25 years ago, ... Martin Luther King
Back in 1994, when Jesse Jackson was running for President of the United States as a Democrat there was one thing that he kept saying that I think we need to revisit today. He kept pointing out that there was no need for black people to be Republicans or Democrats, that we should be something different ... Martin Luther King
Jackson continued the work of King as a civil rights activist and stayed on the front lines of civil discourse for decades. Jackson was in town recently for the Houston Community College Black History Scholarship Gala and spent a few minutes talking about what progress has been made and what still needs ... Martin Luther King
Jesse Jackson Jr. to judge: Let me sell the home where my wife and kids live. Rise and fall of Jesse Jackson Jr.: A timeline. Retracing key moments in Jesse Jackson Jr.'s journey from a prominent political family to Congress, scandal and federal prison. Retracing key moments in Jesse Jackson Jr.'s journey ... Martin Luther King
Jesse Jackson encourages student engagement in politics .... Jesse Jackson reflected on the message of unity during last staff meeting he had with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Jackson said King's last meeting in Atlanta began with a lesson on multicultural liberty. “We have a charge to learn to live ... Martin Luther King
No Greenville native's name looms larger in the history of the Civil Rights Movement than that of the Rev. Jesse Jackson. Although he left his hometown soon after graduating from Sterling High School, he returned to lead a protest that led to the desegregation of Greenville's previously all-white library. Martin Luther King
The Rev. Jesse Jackson will speak at a free event Wednesday night on the University of Alabama campus. Jackson, a longtime civil rights leader who ran for president in 1984 and 1988, will discuss “New South, New Challenges” at 7:30 p.m. in the ballroom at the Ferguson Student Center, 751 Campus ... Martin Luther King
The deadly mass shooting that claimed 17 lives at a south Florida high school this month illuminates one of the two issues - violence and poverty - that the Rev. Jesse Jackson believes are the most pressing in America today. The legendary civil rights leader spent a few hours in Houston on Saturday night ... Martin Luther King
Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and former Chicago Ald. Sandi Jackson reached a settlement Friday in their contentious divorce case, their attorneys said. The onetime Democratic power couple came to terms on ending their 27-year union Friday morning during a meeting at District of Columbia ... Martin Luther King
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. will speak at The University of Alabama Wednesday, February 28 at 7:30 p.m., in an event that is free and open to the public. Jackson will discuss the evolving cultural landscape in the Deep South in a speech titled “New South, New Challenges.” The event is sponsored by the ... Martin Luther King
UN News: Are these events focused around this UN International Decade for People of African Descent getting the attention they deserve? A decade's a long time to try and keep the focus on this very important issue of rights. Jesse Jackson: Well, even longer, because racism is used as a tool of oppression ... Martin Luther King
Jesse Jackson: With the changing demographics in the country there is a concerted effort by Republicans to make it harder for people of color, women, workers, students, young people, seniors and the disabled to vote. This is mostly a result of our states-rights and local-control voting systems. Martin Luther King
ATLANTA — The Rev. Jesse Jackson and Andrew Young found themselves in familiar but painful territory this weekend — the balcony of the Lorraine Motel. It has been nearly 50 years — April 4, 1968 — since the two of them stood on that balcony above the prone body of Martin Luther King Jr., pointing in ... Martin Luther King
The Rev. Jesse Jackson paid a visit to the comfort woman statue in New York City and posed for a commemorative photo on Feb. 26. The statue was erected last October at the Museum of Korean-American Heritage in Manhattan, and is a replica of the statue that was placed across from the site of the ... Martin Luther King
In 1984, Jesse Jackson became the second African-American to run a national campaign for president in a major party's primary. In 1988, he was the first black candidate with a shot at winning, getting 29% of the popular vote in the primary, behind Massachusetts governor Michael Dukakis's 42%. In those ... Martin Luther King
No Greenville native's name looms larger in the history of the Civil Rights Movement than that of the Rev. Jesse Jackson. Although he left his hometown soon after graduating from Sterling High School, he returned to lead a protest that led to the desegregation of Greenville's previously all-white library. Martin Luther King
The Rev. Jesse Jackson will speak at a free event Wednesday night on the University of Alabama campus. Jackson, a longtime civil rights leader who ran for president in 1984 and 1988, will discuss “New South, New Challenges” at 7:30 p.m. in the ballroom at the Ferguson Student Center, 751 Campus ... Martin Luther King
Jesse Jackson would become known as the four witnesses to Dr. King's assassination on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel. Nearly 50 years later, FOX13's Mearl Purvis and Rev. Jackson huddled on a cloudy, dreary day at the hotel, a day that matched his feelings about remembering and my feelings about ... Martin Luther King
The deadly mass shooting that claimed 17 lives at a south Florida high school this month illuminates one of the two issues - violence and poverty - that the Rev. Jesse Jackson believes are the most pressing in America today. The legendary civil rights leader spent a few hours in Houston on Saturday night ... Martin Luther King
The birthplace of the Rev. Jesse Jackson, a civil rights icon and two-time presidential candidate, still stands in Greenville's historic West End without any recognition of its most famous resident. But Jackson has never forgotten his origins at 20 Haynie St. In 1988, when he became a Democratic presidential ... Martin Luther King
The Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. says Americans cannot afford to let race divide them in the voting booth. They need to work together on shared issues, he said. As an example, the civil rights activist, who spoke Tuesday evening at a voter registration rally in Nashville, pointed to the political messaging that ... Martin Luther King
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. will speak at The University of Alabama Wednesday, February 28 at 7:30 p.m., in an event that is free and open to the public. Jackson will discuss the evolving cultural landscape in the Deep South in a speech titled “New South, New Challenges.” The event is sponsored by the ... Martin Luther King
The Rev. Jesse Jackson talks history — specifically, Greensboro's civil rights history — at the Oct. 5, 2017, meeting of the Guilford County Board of Commissioners. Margaret Moffett/News & Record. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. GREENSBORO — A world famous civil rights activist and a local ... Martin Luther King
Rev. Jesse Jackson's Parkinson's disease diagnosis caught many by surprise, but those who know him said they're confident that he'll overcome the life-threatening challenge before him. “He's in the rumble of his life, but he's rumbled some big foes before,” said Vincent Hughes, a Democratic state senator ... Martin Luther King
With his health in a downward spiral, civil rights icon Jesse Jackson is settling his accounts before meeting his maker, RadarOnline.com can exclusively reveal! The 76-year-old — who was recently hit with the shattering diagnosis of Parkinson's disease — has coughed up nearly $12,000 in back child ... Martin Luther King
Jesse Jackson's case. His father also battled the disease. An estimated 10 million people are living with Parkinson's worldwide. The average ... Martin Luther King


 

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