San Francisco, CAasamnews.com
Civil rights leader and former Presidential candidate Jesse Jackson visited San Francisco Chinatown Wednesday to denounce anti-Asian hate. The founder of the Rainbow Push Coalition attended a Solidarity in the Struggle Dinner-from Vincent Chin to George Floyd. Some 300 mostly Asian Americans attended the dinner at Chinatown’s Far East Cafe.
Daily California Press
Rev. Jesse Jackson involves San Francisco’s Chinatown to indicate solidarity with the AAPI neighborhood
SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) – Jesse Jackson once said, “Never look down on someone unless you help them up.”. The civil rights activist was in San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood on Wednesday to demonstrate his support for the Asia-American Pacific Islands community (AAPI). Reverend Jackson is commonly referred to as the Great...
On its 100th anniversary, the 1921 massacre in Tulsa, Oklahoma, has finally come to national attention. The history of the massacre is now known. The damage inflicted clear. The question is, what is to be done to repair the damage?. In the early 20th century, the Greenwood neighborhood in Tulsa,...
Pembroke Township, ILchicagocrusader.com
After months of meetings involving Reverend Jesse Jackson, Rainbow PUSH Coalition, community leaders and Illinois elected officials, the Illinois Senate has passed HB3404 establishing Pembroke Township as a designated hardship area. The move is part of an effort to install a natural gas line in Pembroke and Hopkins Park. The...
Covid-19 isn’t “disappearing,” as President Donald Trump suggests; it is surging, setting new records in daily cases. The states that rushed to “reopen” the economy now are reversing course. Yet the NCAA still assumes that the college football season will begin at the end of August, and that mandatory practices will begin this month.
Tulsa City Council passes resolution to acknowledge, apologize for Tulsa Race Massacre, sets stage for reconciliation; the Rev. Jesse Jackson present
TULSA, Okla. (KFOR) – The Tulsa City Council unanimously passed a resolution Wednesday night that acknowledges and apologizes for the Tulsa Race Massacre and sets the stage for reconciliation. The Rev. Jesse Jackson, a Civil Rights icon, attended the City Council meeting to discuss the resolution that includes the city’s...
Tulsa, OKPosted by2 News Oklahoma KJRH Tulsa
Rev. Jesse Jackson is participating in a protest Wednesday evening calling for reparations outside City Hall in Tulsa.
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The Rev. Jesse Jackson participates in protest for reparations at Tulsa City Hall, attends City Council meeting
TULSA, Okla. (KFOR) – The Rev. Jesse Jackson, a Civil Rights icon, is making his presence felt in Tulsa, championing the call for reparations at Tulsa City Hall, a day after he memorialized the victims of the Tulsa Race Massacre on the massacre’s centennial. Jackson joined a protest held outside...
Congress & CourtsHuffingtonPost
“Just say no. That seems to sum up the position of Republicans in the Congress these days,” civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson began his column calling out elected GOP officials in the Chicago Sun-Times on Monday. “The scope of what they won’t do is breathtaking,” said Jackson, who noted...
President Biden, the Rev. Jesse Jackson visit Oklahoma to shine light on Tulsa Race Massacre; Biden unveils plan for racial equity
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The Rev. Jesse Jackson, other faith, political leaders, help dedicate Prayer Wall for Racial Healing at Vernon AME Church
A century after it somehow survived the burning and destruction all around it, one of the basement walls at Tulsa’s Vernon AME Church has been given a new future and a new purpose. As part of commemoration activities Monday for the centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, members of...
Tulsa, OKTulsa World
One of the country’s most prominent political activists of the last 50 years has added his name to the growing list of national leaders who will be commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre in person. The Rev. Jesse Jackson has announced that he plans to be...
Three decades after Jesse Jackson picketed Annapolis Denny's, activist organizes 'commemorative protest'
May 26—Nearly three decades ago, the Rev. Jesse Jackson protested the Denny's in Annapolis over allegations of discrimination. Next month, an Anne Arundel activist is organizing a "commemorative protest" in Jackson's honor against the 24/7 breakfast spot on West Street to urge the restaurant's corporate ownership to investigate discrimination complaints she says have marred the company for decades.
Greenville, SCFOX Carolina
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - On Monday, Reverend Jesse Jackson and other clergy in Greenville held a presser asking Governor McMaster to reconsider his decision to pull the state from federal funding. Rev. Jesse Jackson and Senator Karl Allen spoke at County Square in response to Gov. McMaster's decision that...
GREENVILLE, S.C. — A national civil rights leader with Greenville roots criticized Gov. Henry McMaster Monday. Reverend Jesse Jackson does not like McMaster's decision last week to end additional federal pandemic unemployment benefits by the end of June. "We're proud to be a Christian state, what would Jesus say about...
Greenville, SCThe Post and Courier
GREENVILLE — In the wake of Gov. Henry McMaster's decision to reject expanded federal unemployment benefits months before they expire, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, state Sen. Karl Allen and a collection of Upstate faith leaders and activists have condemned the move. Allen, D-Greenville, said during a news conference May 10...