Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Tag: Jesse Jackson

GM Posts $25K Reward to Try to...

Facing ongoing litigation from workers who alleged General Motors allowed racial incidents to occur, the vehicle manufacturer is now offering a hefty award to...

Calls For Justice During Funeral Of Black...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson delivered the eulogy Saturday for an African-American man shot to death by a police officer following...

‘Either Incompetence or Corruption’: Jesse Jackson Reflects...

ATLANTA (AP) — When Barbara Williams arrived at the Pittman Park Recreation Center just before noon on Election Day to cast her vote, she...

Whoopi Goldberg Defends Aretha Franklin’s Family on...

Comedienne Whoopi Goldberg had choice words for critics upset over Minister Louis Farrakhan's presence at the funeral of soul legend Aretha Franklin last week. Farrakhan,...

Cardi B Slammed By Bernice King, MLK...

Cardi B has issued an apology after a "Real Housewives" parody of her portraying the late icon Coretta Scott King drew criticism from the leader's...

Jesse Jackson on Latino Companies Building Wall:...

Rev. Jesse Jackson doesn't believe Latino companies should be racing to try to help make President Trump's vision of a wall possible, likening the...

Legendary Radio DJ Herb Kent Dies After...

Herb Kent, who served as an iconic radio personality in Illinois for seven decades, has died. The music legend was 88. Chicago's V103 revealed the...

Rev. Jesse Jackson On Predominantly White Schools...

In an interview with Seattle radio station 88.5 and KUOW Public Radio, Jackson talks about the racial issues plaguing the country. The station is located...

Black Protesters Plan to #BlackOutBlackFriday and Spend #NotOneDime, as...

“Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and...

Jesse Jackson and #BlackLivesMatter: The Rift Between...

The birth of a new #BlackLivesMatter movement to fight systemic racism provides an opportunity to examine both the similarities and the contrasts between the...

In the Final Years of His Term,...

In an interview on NPR, President Barack Obama says he has consistently spoken about race, but looking back on his record, that doesn’t seem...

12 Important Twitter Reactions to the Charleston...

  On the Initial Reaction The media should be ashamed. 3 hours to get on air and then gives detailed suspect description WITHOUT mentioning his race....

Great Minds Not Thinking Alike: The Disappointing...

In 10,000 words, Michael Eric Dyson imploded his 35-year friendship with Cornel West—if it was not already there. Two of the country’s great minds...

Jesse Jackson Jr. Leaving Prison After 17...

When last seen in 2013, a disgraced Jesse Jackson Jr. pushed past a throng of media to the front of a waiting SUV, spoke...

Selfishness, Racism and Hypocrisy of Some Adults...

It is sad that a story that resonated and inspired so many has been imploded by so few. When Little League baseball—little league!—can be...

Jesse Jackson Says It’s Time for US...

The Rev. Jesse Jackson has called for an end to the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States on Cuba over the...

10 Celebrities You Didn’t Realize Look Like...

Cleveland from The Cleveland Show and activist Rev. Jesse Jackson Professor Farnsworth from Futurama and CNN talk show host Larry King Peter Griffin from Family Guy and movie...

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Placed in Solitary...

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has been moved from a federal prison in North Carolina to a minimum-security prison camp in Montgomery, Ala.,...