Jesse Jackson

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United States civil rights leader who led a national campaign against racial discrimination and ran for presidential nomination (born in 1941)

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Birmingham 'looks like the Birmingham of Alabama of 50 years ago' with few black police officers, legendary civil rights leader Reverend Jesse Jackson has warned in a trip to the city.
Benkirane s'entretient avec le reverend Jesse Jackson
Speakers included former United States President Bill Clinton, Reverend Jesse Jackson, singer, actor and social activist Harry Belafonte, and Andrew Mlangeni, a close friend of Mr.
Speakers included former United States President Bill Clinton, Reverend Jesse Jackson, and Andrew Mlangeni, a close friend of Mandela who was imprisoned with him, among others.
Former US President Bill Clinton, Reverend Jesse Jackson, singer, actor and social activist Harry Belafonte, and Andrew Mlangeni will be the speakers at the meeting.
Just off the podium as King delivered his infamous I Have A Dream Speech was Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr.
MY dear friend Ange McCartney, Paul McCartney's stepmother, met the Reverend Jesse Jackson at the launch of Brit Week at the British Consulate in Los Angeles.
The Islamic Center of Southern California's voter registration drives date back to the late 1980s and the center has hosted presidential candidates such as Reverend Jesse Jackson, a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988.
Summary: The Reverend Jesse Jackson has warned people in the UK not to ignore the anti-capitalist "Occupy" protesters camped outside St Paul's Cathedral.
Around 4,000 people gathered for the two-hour service at the Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, where the Reverend Jesse Jackson led the tributes.
Reverend Jesse Jackson also spoke as part of the panel discussion, and he called for a more equal and fair distribution of wealth throughout the world, and especially with regards to the future development of the Arab region.
At his direction, Stanford focused her dissertation on Jackson's role in international affairs, which evolved into the book Beyond the Boundaries: Reverend Jesse Jackson in International Affairs.
Reverend Jesse Jackson said Gilbert seemed like a slave owner, angry that his slave had escaped.
A delegation from North Korea - which built the statue - and a delegation of 100 African-Americans, including Reverend Jesse Jackson and Senegalese-American singer Akon, attended the ceremony.
The Reverend Jesse Jackson made a special appearance at the press conference, thanking Morocco "for the audacity to host these Earth Day events" and the royal family for their courage in supporting it.