Jesse Jackson Jr
EXCLUSIVE UPDATE WITH INTERVIEW: The Rev. Jesse Jackson appeared live on Afternoons with Amos Tuesday and expanded on his criticisms of Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). On Monday, on Twitter, Rev. Jackson blasted the law and announced that he’s boycotting the Final Four and Indiana and Indianapolis. Here’s how the head of the Rainbow […]
Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is slated to be released from a federal prison camp in Montgomery, Alabama Thursday. According to Former Rep. Patrick Kennedy,…
Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, former Chicago Ald. Sandi Jackson, pleaded guilty today in what prosecutors said was a conspiracy to siphon about $750,000 in federal campaign funds for their personal use. click here to read more
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) — who won reelection Tuesday night with 64 percent of the vote — is discussing a possible plea deal with…
CHICAGO — At the brink of the tumultuous fall of former Chicago governor Rep. Rod Blagojevich, Javier E. David from The Grio poses the question of whether Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. can overcome his host of scandals, including the initial accusation that he offered Blagojevich money for former Sen. Barack Obama’s congress seat and his […]
It’s a story as old as time: adultery, anguish and atonement. Last Tuesday, when news broke of U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s extramarital relationship with a blond nightclub hostess — kryptonite in the world of the African-American woman — his wife, Ald. Sandi Jackson, inserted a little laughter into the public disclosure.